Askja Caldera Overview

Nestled within an enclosed area of towering hilltops, the Askja Caldera is a prominent volcanic caldera in the Central Highland regions of Iceland. The milk-blue waters of the caldera, surrounded by green hills on all sides, is a dazzling sight to behold. The scenic hiking trail around the caldera is a popular tourist magnet here, making it one of the best tourist places in Iceland for trekking activities. Travellers visiting in summer can also take a quick dip in the warm waters here, providing the weather allows it.

Dyngjufjöll ranges

Best time to visit:
Between June and August, when the weather remains warm and dry

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