Outside Reykjavík: A sneak peak at our road trip to Jökulsárlón

One American, a Canadian, a German, a Polish and one Icelander. 800 km. 18 hours. A rented Kia Ceed and a Samsung Galaxy Sii.


Svartifoss Waterfall in Skaftafell



Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon


Reynisdrangar in Vík

Reynisdrangar in Vík


Lava and Moss in Eldhraun

Lava and moss in Eldhraun


Reynisfjara by Vík

Reynisfjara by Vík


I will be sharing a more detailed post about this trip later when we’ve finished weeding through all the photos and video footage we have. Meanwhile, if you want to enjoy a, more or less, daily photo update from Iceland – Follow me on Tumblr or look up iheartreykjavik on Instagram.


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4 thoughts on “Outside Reykjavík: A sneak peak at our road trip to Jökulsárlón”

  1. Brooke says:

    Do you have any recommendations for which company or the best way to explore Jokulsarlon by boat once we arrive? There are 4 of us, traveling early September.


    1. mm Auður says:

      I’m pretty sure there’s only one company that does tours on the lagoon. There’s another company that does tours in Fjallsárlón which is just next to Jökulsárlón but only one at the actual Jökursárlón. I think.

  2. Brooke says:

    Thanks. Is there a specific “walk” or day hike you would recommend for the day in Jokulsarlon? We’d like to explore the area but nothing extreme, and only half day.

    1. mm Auður says:

      Not by the Lagoon but there’s a lot of hiking options in Skaftafell which is not that far away.

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