Hrífunes in detail
To reach Hrífunes from Klaustur, travel 24km west along the Ring Road and take Rte 208 then 209. From Vík, travel 39km east along the Ring Road, then take Rte 209 for 6km. No buses run here.
With a large 4WD, from Hrífunes you're well placed to tackle some of the stunning southern interior, including Landmannalaugar and the Fjallabak route (Rte F208).