Ljótipollur means “an Ugly puddle”, but do not let confuse yourself, Ljótipollur is a beautiful crater lake WELL worth to visit. It got the name probably to keep off as many people as possible, therefore the name.

How to find the Ljótipollur crater lake:

There is a road leading to Ljótipollur (sometimes closed), then leave your car by the closure and continue on walk. Or you can come here directly from Landmannalaugar, it takes about 4 to 5 hours roundtrip.

GPS coordinates of the Ljótipollur crater lake: 64.035312, -18.998795 Take me there!

Photos of the Ljótipollur crater lake: