Fjallabak Nature Reserve - Hotel Rangá - Luxury Hotel in South Iceland

Fjallabak Nature Reserve

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Drive from hotel

2 hrs


4×4 Car



The Fjallabak Nature Reserve was established in 1979. The Nature reserve is 47.000 hectares and is over 500 meters above sea level. The land is mountainous, sculptured by volcanoes and geothermal activity, covered by lava, sand, rivers and lakes. The desolate wilderness and tranquility are the main characteristics of the Fjallabak Nature Reserve, which thousands of travelers enjoy every year.

FAQ Fjallabak Nature Reserve

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A nature reserve that spans 47.000 hectares over 500 meters above sea level it surrounds the popular hiking destination of Landmannalaugar known for its colorful mountains, geothermal valleys and volcanic activity. 

Yes you can when the roads are open (summer time) we recommend a 4×4 car, road conditions can be quite bad and you may have to cross rivers.  

Landmannalaugar is part of Fjallabak nature reserve.   

Distances to Fjallabak

Fjallabak nature reserve is 2 hrs. drive from Hotel Rangá. 

Fjallabak nature serve is 2.5 hrs. drive from Reykjavík. 

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