Guided tour

Lake Mývatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

4.9 / 5

43 reviews

Lake Mývatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

From £117.77 per person

Enjoy this Lake Mývatn tour that takes you on a full-day journey through an area of extreme contrasts. You’ll marvel at the bird life, the local flora, and the area’s geothermal activity and geology. Enjoy the informative commentary of your expert guide.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Stop to see the spectacular Goðafoss Waterfall
  • Marvel at the Dimmuborgir lava formations
  • Relax and rejuvenate in the Mývatn nature baths
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The Lake Mývatn area is considered by many to be the most beautiful place in Iceland. Begin your 8-hour tour with a stop at Goðafoss Waterfall, a picturesque and iconic site located on the Skjálfandafljót River. Your next stop in the Lake Mývatn area will be the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar. You’ll also see more of the area’s highlights, including the Hverir mud pools, Grjótagjá rift and the Dimmuborgir lava fields among others. The final stop of the day is at the Mývatn nature baths, where you’ll have the option of relaxing in a natural pool of geothermal water, located in the middle of lava fields and with great area views.
  • Fully guided tour
  • Transportation
  • Mývatn nature baths fee
  • Hotel pickup

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  • There will be a break for refreshments at a local restaurant or café
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions the itinerary may be altered, there may be longer journey times or the tour may be canceled
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4.9 /5

based on 43 reviews

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A somewhat packed program, but very eventful.

We were picked up on time by the cruise ship and drove with a minibus and a very nice tour guide. The program was very extensive and we would have liked more time at some stops. The lake, the adjacent volcanic landscape with surface activity and the natural pool were particularly worth seeing. On the way we could enjoy the great landscape. In the end we were dropped back on time at the ship. Cheap and worthwhile alternative to the excursions of the cruise lines.

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29 July 2019

The guide was very knowledgeable and planned our day in order to avoid the crowds. We were in a small group of 16 on a minibus, so we were able to explore some hidden gems where the coaches didn’t go. A spectacular day and back in plenty of time to pick up our cruise.

21 July 2019

We had rain and wind but despite the cold the guide was informed and I marveled at the landscape. It is majestically surreal. My only issue is that again we did not have enough time between the sites. Though given the weather condition I guess it worked out.

23 August 2019

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