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$166.91 Day Trips & Excursions

Akureyri to Diamond Circle Day Trip with Lake Myvatn, Godafoss

Start your day trip with an early morning pickup from your Akureyri hotel, and then travel by air-conditioned minivan to the north Icelandic countryside, where the natural landmarks of the Diamond Circle await. Your first stop on the route is at Godafoss, one of Iceland’s largest and impressive waterfalls, which translates as ‘waterfall of the gods.’ Gaze in wonder at the falls’ powerful torrents of water, and then continue to the area around Lake Mývatn. See mud steaming and bubbling away in the naturally formed sulphur pits of Hverir — a geothermal field in the shadow of Mt Námafjall — and hear how the geologic site is said to be one of Iceland’s most beautiful but potentially dangerous places.From Lake Mývatn, travel onward through Vatnajökull National Park to see Dettifoss, a spectacular waterfall where cascades plunge from a height of 144 feet (44 meters) into an icy canyon. Stop for photos, and then traverse the roads around Jökulsárgljúfur glacial canyon to Vesturdalur valley and the echoing cliffs of Hljóðaklettar. Learn how the rugged rocky landscape is known for its basalt columns that characterize the area’s volcanic past. A trip to the horseshoe-shaped Ásbyrgi canyon comes next, so have your camera ready to capture photos of the beguiling enclosure, surrounded by towering ice-clad cliffs. After sightseeing, your stomach is sure to be growling, so enjoy a late-lunch stop (own expense) at a cafe in pretty Húsavík. Then, relax on the journey south to Akureyri where your tour ends. Alternatively, if your tour is taking place in the early summer months between the beginning of June and the end of July, enjoy a final stop at Tjörnes peninsula to see puffins nesting on the coastline cliffs.

$287.45 Day Trips & Excursions

Akureyri to Diamond Circle Day Trip, Gooafoss Falls and Hverir

Visit Lake Mývatn, Waterfall  Dettifoss, Ásbyrgi and HúsavíkFirst stop is by Waterfall Goðafoss and from therewe move on to Lake Mývatn area and stop at Hverir, boiling mud pits, by Mt. Námafjall. That area is considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland. We will take a short stop in Víti, crater near Krafla Volcano.Next stop is by Waterfall Dettifoss 45m high and 100m wide, where a mass of water, mud and sand rumbles into Iceland’s most impressive canyon.After Dettifoss we travel alongside the Jökulsárgljúfur glacial canyon to Vesturdalur valley and to Hljóðaklettar, the amazing cliffs. They are world known for their basalt columns that characterise the ancient crater remains.After Hljóðakletta we come down to the imposing horseshoe-shaped canyon Ásbyrgi, surrounded by precipitous cliffs. This place is known to be the meeting place of the pagan Gods. We twill take our time to stop at a café when we drive through Húsavík village on our way back to Akureyri.

$265 Cultural & Theme Tours

Premium Ásbyrgi Canyon & Coast

Amazing experience day tour to discover another world in north iceland.We start the day by we pick you up in our luxury SUV at your hotel or guesthouse in Akureyri.from Akureyri we drive our way to our first stop to try to find the gods, and experience the wonderful waterfall called Goðafoss (waterfall of the Gods)When we have take a good moment at the waterfall it is time to drive our way to the east side we will stop at a fantastic turf house and church called grenjastaðir and see how icelanders use to live up to 1950.now it is time to keep on going to the wonder of the ásbyrgi canyon (shelter of the gods) where we have the hidden people and lots of flora and fantastic hike roads to enjoy this nature pearl we have here in the north east, ásbyrgi is horse shoe shaped canyon with beautiful cliffs and pon in the middle, peacefull, romantic and unbelievable view with a amazing canyon wall in the middle that we call the island (the wall in the middle) after a good time hiking and explore the area in Ásbyrgi it is time to head back we drive though by amazing coastline of tjörnes where we will have fantastic view and maybe we will see 1 puffin or so we never know but worth to try.our last stop of the day is at the beautiful town of Húsavík one of the first settlement in iceland with stunning nordic church, and of course whale watching centre of iceland and tasteful lunch that is included in our tour. (we will add also a stop at the natural SPA included in the prise.after a good lunch and bath it is time to drive back to Akureyri where we drop you of on your request and you can enjoy the evening in the capital of the north after a nice day out.