Getting There & Away

The Rte 910 turn-off is just north of Skriðuklaustur (on Rte 934), and the road climbs fast but then levels out; it's suitable for 2WDs in summer. Note the road is often closed in winter. No public transport travels here, but a few tours do (largely from Egilsstaðir).

To travel south beyond the Kárahnjúkar-dam viewpoint (to Askja or Kverkfjöll, for example), a large, high-clearance 4WD is required, and a GPS – this area is well off the beaten path.