Route 641 : Akureyri - H˙savÝk - ┴sbyrgi - Dettifoss
|From||Akureyri / Oddeyrarbˇt 2||08:00|
|From||H˙savÝk / Harbour||09:45|
|From||Hljˇaklettar / Vesturdalur||11:20|
|Final stop||Dettifoss Waterfall||12:30*|
A scheduled bus takes you via H˙savÝk to the national park of the canyon of the glacial river J÷kulsß, a place of extraordinary forces, wildly romantic and full of contrasts. You have time to enjoy the horseshoeshaped ┴sbyrgi (Fortress of the Gods), once formed as the result of a catastrophic flood, where arctic vegetation abounds around a peaceful pond at the foot of the gigantic cliffs.á
View Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall, 44m high and 100m wide, where up to 1500 tons of water, mud and sand rumble into Iceland's most impressive canyon. Afterwards the bus goes on to the Hljˇaklettar or echoing cliffs, are worldá
known for their basaltic columns that characterize the ancient crater remains. You will be able to stroll among the fabulous cliffs for half an hour before returning to ┴sbyrgi. On the way back to Akureyri,áwe make a short stop at H˙savÝk, a beautiful fishing village known worldwide for whalewatching.
Note:áConnection from Dettifoss to Mřvatn and Akureyri or H˙savÝk.áYou are required to present a printed purchase confirmation when boarding the buses.
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