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Hengifoss, Egilsstadir

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  • We had included this waterfall, along with a large number of falls, as it has some very unique and easily visible layers of strata in the cliff face of the major waterfall. The ~1 mile hike to the...  more »
  • Hengifoss is a bit out of the way on a Ring Road tour but definitely worth the detour and the hike. It is at the top of a ridge and the hike up to it is a bit strenuous but there is a second...  more »
  • GO! Or don’t go if you don’t want to witness one of the best things in your life.
  • 2.5 km the reach the fall, with several amazing falls during the journey. The path is quite steep at the beginning, then it becomes flatter. At the the end of the path it is possible to continue along the river to get under the fall but it can be dangerous due to slippery floor and rocks.
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