Route 610 : ReykjavÝk - Kj÷lur - Akureyri
|From||ReykjavÝk / BS═||08:00|
|From||Hverageri / N1 gas station||08:45|
|From||Selfoss / N1 gas station||09:00|
|From||Laugarvatn/ Samkaup shop||09:30|
|From||Kerlingarfj÷ll / Cabins||13:10*|
|From||VarmahlÝ / N1 gas station||17:20|
|Final stop||Akureyri / HafnarstrŠti 82||18:30|
The route leads towards east over Hellisheii through Hverageri, Selfoss and Laugarvatn, before the bus proceeds to the Geysir geothermal area, the site of numerous hot springs, Strokkur (Butterchurn) being the most active one today. A glimpse of the majestic Gullfoss waterfall is next on the agenda, before the drive north, up to the high plane of Kj÷lur. The name refers to the plateau between the glaciers Langj÷kull in the west and Hofsj÷kull towards east, at an altitude of 650 m above sea level. First stop of the day is in Kerlingarfj÷ll mountain cabins, a popular stop for hikers often spending 1-2 days hiking in the highlands before continuing the journey.áThe highland road leads on through the rugged wilderness to the oasis of Hveravellir, with its geothermal area and bathing possibilities. After a brief stop the bus continues along the highland road past Bl÷nduvirkjun hydroelectric power station. In Langidalur valley the road joins Highway 1 and the tour ends in Akureyri. The above itinerary applies in reverse order if one chooses to begin the tour in Akureyri.á
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This bus route is a part ofáIceland On Your Own.
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