Fardagafoss is a very beautiful waterfall just outside Egilsstaðir, in the east of Iceland, and is easy to reach.

When Idriving on ringroad 1 at Egilsstaðir take the exit to road 93 in the direction of Seyðisfjörður. Just before the road goes up to Fjarðarheiði there is a parking at the right side of the road (gps 65.267607, -14.332911). There is a sign for “Fardagfoss”.

From the parking it a short walk, along the river Miðhúsaá to the lower part of the Fardagafoss. Here the river Miðhúsaá plunges down over 20 meters in two stages.

I totally missed the upper par which is much higher. I just had to walk further upstream to see the best part of  Fardagafoss with a total height of appr. 80 meters. It was only a 10 minute walk further up the hill.

When driving further on road 93 to Seyðisfjörður you will see several other beautiful waterfalls like the Gufufoss and Mulafoss.

In Seyðisfjörður you can also find the Búðareyrarfoss, with a height of 60 meters.

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About Fardagafoss

LocationEgilsstaðir (Norður-Múlasýsla)
Best visitSummer

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