Hnausapollur, Crater Rim View, Iceland
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Iceland Hnausapollur, Crater Rim View

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Hnausapollur is one of the amazing old flooded volcano craters close to the road to the camping of Landmannalaugar. If you walk off the crowded places, you will find these places mostly alone for yourself, especially when going early for sunrise or late for sunset.

Photography Tips

Place a person in the foreground and use the pond/crater lake as a contrasty background. Make sure to photo is pointing in the direction of the colored craters to the left so you get even crazier colors in your photo.

Travel Information

Park your car the the Hnausapollur View Point. From there, its quiet a strenuous hike up since you only walk on old volcanic ash which feels like walking on a massive sand dune. To reach the parking, a 4x4 car is required.

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Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing Sunset during summer
Sunrise & Sunset 04:00 - 22:45 | current local time: 01:18
Photo Themes adventure crater Hiking Mars Volcanic rocks volcano volcano crater

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