Tungufljot discharges Lake Sandvatn south of the Langjokull Glacier.
The first part of its course is called River Asbrandsa, and when
settled areas are reached it changes its name.
It collects a myriad of streams and brooks on its way to the
confluence with River Hvita.
Just south of the old bridge across River Tungufljot, near the
road between the bishopric Skalholt and the Geysir Area, is a beautiful
waterfall in a quiet spot not visible from the main road, although it is
Just above the waterfall is an ancient ford and a common sheep
fold for the community.
It is quite nice to drive down there for a pick nick on a fine
Camping at Faxi waterfall
8 km from Reykholt & 12 km from Geysir