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Jökulheimar and Tungnaá

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Drive from hotel

3 hrs


4×4 Car



In the middle of nowhere. A black sand desert in the highlands, this is a good place to “get away from it all” – the silence is total, unbroken even by bird calls. During the winter months Jökulheimar are only accessible by Super Jeeps.

Facts about Jökulheimar & Tungnaá

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Yes you can in the summer time, 4×4 cars are necessary. We do however recommend booking a guided tour with a local tour company. 

Barren landscape in the middle of the Icelandic highlands, at the edge of Tungnárjökull. It is a base for scientific excursions on Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull. 

Facts about Jökulheimar & Tungnaá

It takes approximately 3 hrs. to drive from Hotel Rangá to Jökulheimar. It is only accessible by 4×4 vehicles. 

It takes approximately 4 hrs. to drive from Reykjavík to Jökulheimar. It is only accessible by 4×4 vehicles. 

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