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Lake Mývatn Classic from Akureyri

    Tour Operator: Iceland Horizon - Saga Travel - GeoIceland     9 hours     Travel method: Mini Bus / Car     Region: North

Lake Mývatn & Nature Baths Tour Through Areas of Geological Wonders and Breathtaking Nature

The 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 years. An amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts and nature’s diversity. The lake area has been a filming location for major Hollywood films and TV shows, such as Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious and Star Wars.

Tour Description

Pickup is from 8:45-9:00 AM, when we start our tour to Lake Mývatn. We drive east from Akureyri, cross Eyjafjörður fjord and enjoy the view of the town, the ocean and the mountains surrounding the fjord. After only a half hour drive we arrive at the picturesque Goðafoss Waterfall. There we make a stop before we travel for another half hour to the Lake Mývatn area.

The Mývatn Area

We explore the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar where we enjoy the great panoramic view of the area. For the next hours we visit local nature highlights, such as Hverir Mud Pools, Mt. Námafjall, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and Grjótagjá cave. There the rift between the Eurasian & American Continents is very visible.

Lake Mývatn Nature Baths

Before returning back to Akureyri we visit the Mývatn Nature Baths. The baths are 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. We stop for at least 1 hour at the Nature Baths.

We offer number of other tours that take you to, from or around the Lake Mývatn area.  

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Minimum age: 3 years
Difficulty: Very easy

What is included

  • Free WiFi on board
  • Fully guided tour
  • Transport by comfortable mini bus

Important information

  • Warm clothing
  • Walking shoes
  • Water bottle and refreshments
  • Camera
  • Bathing suit and towel (can be rented)
  • Sunglasses


  • Due to weather or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation
  • During tour we break for refreshments at a restaurant or café

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