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Laxárdalur Valley

Laxárdalur Valley

Hiking tour with Touring Club of Akureyri

Laxárdalur valley. skorskor 

Departure at 08.00 in private cars.
Guide: Ingvar Teitsson.
Fee: Members: ISK 2,000, others: ISK 3,500.
Included in the price: Guiding.
We drive to the summer house at Rönd by lake Sandvatn nortwest of lake Mývatn. We walk north of lake Sandvatn down to Laxárdalur valley by Hólkotsgil gorge. We cross the bridge on river Laxá by the deserted farm Brettingsstaðir and walk north through a beautiful and wild birch forest, Varastaðaskógur. We then arrive at another deserted farm, Ljótsstaðir where our cars await us. Beautiful surroundings with ample history. Total distance: 12 km, mostly downhill.

Saturday, July 4
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
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