Borgarfjordur Valley

Borgarfjordur Valley

The Borgarfjördur region is rich in diversity and offers the perfect combination between historical elements and beautiful locations, including the picturesque Hraunfossar waterfalls.


We head north from Reykjavik and within an hour we are at Borgarnes town where we stop for a brief introduction to the settlement of the region and hear about one of the most colourful characters from the Sagas, Egill Skallagrimsson. For those interested, we can stop at the Settlement Exhibition.


Leaving Borgarnes town we head inland where our stops include Deildatunguhver hot springs, Krauma geothermal pools, Reykholt historical site and Hraunfossar waterfalls. We then head up to the highlands, travelling the Kaldidalur trail, along the Langjökull glacier and coming down to Thingvellir National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, we head back to Reykjavik.


Our recommended stops:

  • Borgarnes town

  • Deildatunguhver hot springs

  • Krauma geothermal pools

  • Reykholt historical site and museum

  • Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls

  • Kaldidalur highland route

  • Thingvellir National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site



  • The Settlement Center Exhibition

  • The Stedji Brewery (beer tasting)

  • Nesjavellir area (hiking options) including the Nesjavellir Power Plant and Game of Thrones location

Hraunfossar waterfall on our Borgarfjordur Valley day tour

Borgarfjordur Valley

Duration: 10 hours

Availability: June 1 - August 31

Departure: At the time of your choosing but no later than 12:00

Private tour for up to 4 persons:

€669 / $779 / £569

RideShare pr. seat:

€229 / $259 / £189

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What is RideShare?

If you are travelling alone or with one or two others, and therefore not filling four seats, and if you are willing to share the ride with others, you can choose the RideShare option.

All RideShare tours will be cancelled if we cannot fill all four seats. We will inform you s soon as all four seats are filled and the tour will proceed as planned. We will also let you know should the tour be cancelled.

All cancelled tours will be refunded in full.