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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

Borgarfjordur Valley

  • This tour is available both as a RideShare tour and a Private Tour.

    Private tour for up to 4 persons: €669 / $779 / £569

    RideShare pr. seat: €229 / $259 / £189

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