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Classic Lake Mývatn Tour from Akureyri

Duration: 8-9 hours

Enjoy an amazing journey through area of extreme contrasts, birdlife, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. The Lake Myvatn area is by many considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland. Travel by bus.
Price per person:
25900 ISK
Product Id:
DTST-01
Season:
All Year
Duration:
8-9 hours
Departures:
Daily
Type of tour:
Guided bus tour
Travel By:
Travel by bus

Included:

  • Guided bus tour and transportation
  • Entrance to Mývatn Nature Baths

Not Included:

  • Lunch and refreshments

Tour prices & details:

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PLEASE NOTE: This day tour is run by one of our trusted local tour operators. After booking, your voucher will include the operator’s name, contact information and other important details. We only offer tours by companies that are licensed by the Iceland Tourist Board.

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Tour details

We begin our day by stopping at Goðafoss waterfall on our way to Lake Myvatn. Goðafoss plays an important role in the Icelandic history, particularly in connection with the introduction of Christianity. We keep on going to the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar before we continue to the mystic Dimmuborgir (Dark Cities) full of lava-pillars and formations that are rich of mystic sagas and tales. We come to the warm underground river in Grjótagjá rift and head to the geothermal area of Hverir with boiling mud pools, steaming fumaroles and sulphur pits. Krafla volcano area is our next destination in this tour and we drive past the power station bearing the same name that relies on geothermal steam energy for its operation. We then come to the explosion crater Víti that was formed in 1724 in the Myvatnseldar eruption and from there we will enjoy the view over Leirhnjúkur volcano.

In the end of the tour we come to the beautiful Myvatn Nature Baths. There we enjoy one/two hours relaxing in completely natural pool of geothermal water based in the middle of lava fields and with great view over Lake Myvatn.

 

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