One of the most spectacular and unique places in Iceland. This tour takes you to; Dimmuborgir, a unique area of lava sculptures, Hverir, bubbling mud pits and steaming vents, underground caves at Grjotagja, volcano's and craters.
|Tour length: 6-7 hours, departure 9:00 am (another departure at 9.30 or 11:00 am for Cruise Ships passengers)|
|Price: 18.000 iskr per person,|
|Depart from: Hof Culture Center Akureyri. Free Hotel, airport & harbour pick up always available in Akureyri.|
|Operated: All year.|
|Included: Transport and guide.|
|Notice: Entrance fee to The Myvatn Nature Baths, is not included. (with the nature baths an extra 4.000 iskr|
This 4th biggest lake in Iceland is surrounded by lava flows, craters, panoramic views and amazing bird life. This tour takes you to: Dimmuborgir a unique area of lava sculptures and rock formations, Hverir where you can explore the steaming and bubbling mud pits, the underground caves at Grjótagjį. Ending the day at the Myvatn Nature Baths where you can enjoy a relaxing soak in the geothermal waters. There is also an option to visit the bird museum. A day at Myvatn is a day to remember.
The tour departs from Akureyri. The first stop gives you the best views over Akureyri and Eyjafjöršur. After a short photo stop we drive on to Gošafoss waterfall. One of Iceland“s most beautiful and uniquely shaped waterfalls. Here we tell you why the falls are important in Icelandic history and give you enough time to explore the area close up.
The next stop is at lake Myvatn. We stop at the pseudo craters for a short while before heading on to Dimmuborgir.
Dimmuborgir is a unique and very interesting area. Visitors are given time to walk among the unusual lava sculptures, pillars and caves. Our guides know everything about this area and will be happy to walk with you and explain how the area was created 2,500 years ago, as well as a few folktales about the local trolls.
After a lunch brake over looking Dimmuborgir, we visit the former nature baths located on the tectonic plates between Europe and America. The last volcanic eruption in Myvatn was in 1984 from the volcano Krafla.
Hverir is an area of bubbling sulphur mud pits and steaming vents, watch your step as you explore this area! The Myvatn Nature Baths is our final stop. The geothermal waters are the perfect place to relax before driving back to Akureyri. During the winter months the frost, low lying sun and even snow add something extra to this amazing tour to Myvatn.