This is mostly a delta area between some rivers on the northeastern side of Lake
Hvitarvatn. There the oldest hut (1930) of The Icelandic Tourist Club still serves its
purpose. On a fine day, the surroundings of this area are breathtakingly beautiful.
are also some ruins of a farm, which was supposedly devastated by the 1104 eruption
of Mt. Hekla.
of the overnight visitors of the hut claim to be aware of the ghost of a
young woman, especially if they occupy a special bed. This woman is said to
have died of exposure fetching water during a snow storm.
around the hut is very interesting for bird watchers and snowmobile
tours. The Bus Company
offers scheduled trips from
the south and the north every day during summer. Hvitarnes
is 6 km from Kjolur route.
HIGHLAND ICELAND SAGA
45 km <Hvitarnes> Hveravellir 53 km.
Iceland Touring Association