Visiting Kerið, one of Iceland’s most recognizable volcanic craters, is a must-do for tourists planning a trip to this breathtakingly beautiful country. Located in the Grímsnes area in south Iceland, Kerið is a part of the Golden Circle, one of the country’s most popular tourist routes, which also includes Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir geothermal area.
To incorporate a visit to Kerið into your trip, consider renting a car and making it a stop on your self-drive tour. The drive from Reykjavik to Kerið is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, making it a convenient day trip from the capital city. If you’re already visiting the Reykjanes peninsula, Kerið is a short detour away.
Once you arrive at Kerið, prepare to be amazed by the stunning blue-green water of the crater lake, surrounded by steep red walls. Take a leisurely walk down one of the crater’s sloping walls, blanketed with deep green moss, and soak in the natural beauty of this unique geological wonder.
Kerið is also a popular spot for photographers, so don’t forget your camera to capture the breathtaking views. Whether you’re an avid hiker, photographer, or just a lover of natural beauty, a visit to Kerið