Kerlingarfjöll - Highland Base

The camping site at Mountain Kerlingafjoll is in the vally of Asgard, on the north side of the mountains is a beautiful valley with a spectacular surroundings.

Services available

  • Natural hot spring
  • Hot water
  • Internet
  • Shower
  • Restaurant
  • Walking paths
  • Electricity
  • Sauna
  • Free for children
  • Pets allowed on a leash
  • Geothermal Baths
  • Toilets
  • Cold water
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dogs allowed
  • Cooking facilities
  • barbecue
  • Bike routes
  • Waterfall
  • Dishwashing facilities
  • Summer opening

Description of facilities

A unique camping experience awaits amidst stunning landscapes and geothermal wonders at Kerlingarfjöll’s campsite, a remote outpost in Iceland’s Central Highlands. Located at the edge of the mountain range and on the banks of the river Ásgarðsá, the campsite is open from June 15 through September 30. It accommodates tents, campers, trailers, and cars with roof top tents. Featuring a service house with toilets, showers, a kitchen, and an outdoor grill.

A distinctive aspect of this campsite is its access to the nearby hotel services. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Highland Base Restaurant. For those planning a day out in the wilderness, purchasing an Adventure Takeaway Box is a convenient option. Additionally, campers can buy access to the Highland Base Baths, a rejuvenating experience available for booking in the hotel lobby.

The Kerlingarfjöll mountain range is an adventurer's paradise, boasting breathtaking geothermal landscapes in Hveradalir and challenging peaks like Snækollur, Fannborg, and Loðmundur. Covering 100 square kilometers and offering a vast network of trails, there are exciting options for guided and unguided hikes of all distances and difficulties, all leading to unforgettable experiences. More information can be found here: https://highlandbase.is/

The 3.5-hour drive from Reykjavík covers about 200 kilometers, mostly on gravel roads. From Route 1 (Þjóðvegur 1), turn onto Route 35 and then continue to F347. If renting a car, confirm that it is covered for travel on Iceland's mountain F roads.

In light of the high demand, pre-booking is recommended.

Opening time

June 15 - September 30


Rates 2024

Adults: 3.000 ISK.
Teenagers (12-16): 2000 ISK
Overnight stay tax per night : 333 ISK
Electricity: 2000 ISK