Scheduled bus service between Reykjavik and Akureyri across the highland interior on Kjolur route that since the time of settlement in Iceland has connected the north and south regions of Iceland. Multiple scenic stops are on are made along the way, including Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir geothermal area in Haukadalur, Kerlingafjöll mountains and Hveravellir Nature Reserve
From BSÍ Bus Terminal in Reykjavik's city centre the route lies east over Hellisheiði through Hveragerði, down into the lowlands of south Iceland towards two of Iceland's greatest attractions, the Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir hot spring area where a short stop will be made.
Leaving Geysir area, the route continues into the highland interior on Kjolur route passing Kerlingafjöll mountains and between the glaciers Hofsjökull and Langjökull to Hveravellir nature Reserve, where a short-stop is made for food and rest.
Set between two glaciers the Hveravellir Nature Reserve is an oasis in the midst of Iceland´s highland desert, with geothermal activity, smoking fumaroles and bubbling hot springs. Hveravellir offers a spacious campsite situated in a large meadow with great views.
From Hveravellir, the route continues north past Blönduvirkjun Hydro-electric Power Station and its huge reservoir on-wards through Skagafjörður and Öxnadalur valley to the town of Akureyri.
The bus delivers passengers to Akureyri Bus Terminal in Oddeyrarbót 2, about five minutes walking distance from the town's centre.
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Es lief alles wunderbar. Eine tolle Strecke quer durch Island und man sieht auch gleich ein Touri-Pflichtanlaufstellen. Der Fahrer war sehr nett und wir haben die Tour soweit genossen, leider empfanden wir den rasenten Fahrstiel teilweise bedenklich, daher ein Stern abzug.
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