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This is a short walk, just 1,5 km, on the edge of the Viti crater in the Krafla caldera. Viti means "hell", as icelanders thought such a crater was a door to the hell.

There is another famous Viti crater in the Askja caldera

The path is not long nor difficult, except for the mud in some points. You'll take pictures of the lake inside the crater Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: the lake inside the crater from al positions, but we also suggest you to go toward these secondary craters Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: secondary craters to enjoy all the different entity in such a small area:
  • fumaroles Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: fumaroles
  • lakes Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: lakes
  • meadows Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: meadows
  • muddy pools Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: muddy pools
  • cotton flower Viti crater in the Krafla caldera: cotton flower

Only a volcanic area such as this could hold so many environments in such a small space, really a charming setting


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