Gjáin Valley and Hjálparfoss

Downstream from the Gjáin Valley, the beautiful Hjálparfoss

The Gjáin valley is like many other attractions in Iceland, things look quite barren and uninteresting and as seemingly out of nowhere a spectacular canyon or valley appears.

Riders on horseback approaching the Gjáin valley

Gjáin in the Þjórsárdalur Valley

Gjáin aka The Land of Milk and Honey
Gjárfoss cascades into the gorge of Gjáin
Wet feet, sore muscles and happy faces