Ásbyrgi - Vesturdalur

The western valley has one of two camp sites in the national park. The second camp site and the larger is located in Ásbyrgi.

Services available

  • Walking paths
  • Toilets

Description of facilities

Vesturdalur is by road no. 862. This road is for all kinds of cars from road no 85 to Kelduhverfi. From the ringroad in Myvatnsoraefi the road is only for jeeps and 4×4 cars. Road no 862 is closed during the winter.

In Vesturdal there is a beautiful, natural camp site. There are toilets and facilities to do the dishes. There is no warm water and no electricity. The camp ranger is available between 9 – 19 during the high season. The ranger can give information on the national park, nature and walking paths. In Asbyrgi (14 km from Vesturdalur) you can find Gljufrastofa, an information and service center.

Various, marked walking paths are in the area. Camp rangers offer daily information trips during the high season. The starting point is at 14:00 by the parking site at Hljóðaklettar.


Rates 2020

Price for tents, mobile homes and folding campers pr night: kr. 500
Price pr adult 18-66 years: First night kr. 1.500; extra night** kr. 1.200
Price pr senior citizens / disabled: First night kr. 1.250; extra night** kr. 950
Price 13-17 years: First night kr. 800; extra night** kr. 500
12 years and younger, travelling with adults: Free

An example: A couple staying for one night pay 1.500 kr pr person plus 500 kr price for the camping unit. Total of 3.500 kr. But if the second night is paid at the same time the price goes down 300 kr per person and the price for the extra night is 2.900 kr. Total for two nights would be 6.400 kr