Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

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Tour description

Lake Mývatn Classic tour takes you on an amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. The Lake Mývatn area is by many considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Godafoss, Akureyri, Northeast RegionAfter only a half hour drive we arrive at the picturesque Goðafoss Waterfall where we stop to enjoy this beautiful waterfall, Godafoss is considered to be one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls with lots of saga behind it's name Waterfall of the Gods.Duration: 39 minutesStop At: Lake Myvatn, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionThe Lake Mývatn area is by many considered the most beautiful place in Iceland. This has been one of Iceland’s most popular tourist destinations for decades and for a good reason. An amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts and nature’s diversity and displaying stunning bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and sagaDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionBefore returning back to Akureyri we visit the Mývatn Nature Baths, located in the middle of lava fields where you can soak in a relaxing geothermal lagoon. The entry fee is not included in the tour price, but can be added upon booking the tour or paid on siteDuration: 1 hourStop At: Hverir, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionHverir are known for their changing variety. You may also find a number of fumaroles, mud pools and mud pots that all seem to be boiling with relentless energy.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Skutustaoagigar, Reykjahlid, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionWe explore the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar where we enjoy the great panoramic view of the areaDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, Lake Myvatn, Northeast RegionDimmuborgir lava formation is a unique area with incredible sculptures of lave and the home to the Trolls and Yule Lads of Iceland.Duration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • Fully Guided Tour
  • Transportation in a minibus
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group guarantee

What's not included

  • Refreshments
  • Fee for the Mývatn Nature Baths
  • Entry/Admission - Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn)


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus