1. Iceland
  2. Norðurland eystra (North-East Region)
  3. Akureyri
  4. Mývatn

From Akureyri: Diamond Circle Guided Tour

Product ID: 126593
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Discover dramatic canyons and powerful waterfalls on a magical journey through the geothermal landscapes of Iceland's Diamond Circle. See puffins nesting on the cliffs in the summer and much more.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
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Pick-up service

Pick-up possible from centrally located hotels and guesthouses in Akureyri.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Admire the waterfalls of Goðafoss and Dettifoss
  • Visit spectacular Vatnajökull National Park
  • Journey to the Jökulsárgljúfur and Ásbyrgi canyons
Full description
Depart Akureyri and travel towards Lake Mývatn, famed for its naturally heated man-made lagoon of healing waters. Continue to the Highlands of Iceland to marvel at the majestic Jökulsárgljúfur Canyon. Benefit from expert local guidance as you journey through the magical terrain.

Travel along a rural route down into the canyon and visit iconic locations such as the Dettifoss Waterfall and basalt cliffs of Hljóðaklettar. Admire the geothermal landscapes of Ásbyrgi Canyon and the Arctic coastline, and visit the village of Húsavík along the way.

Encounter powerful waterfalls, stunning nature and active geothermal areas as you look for unique bird life, including puffins nesting in the cliffs of the Tjörnes Peninsula from June to the middle of August.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Small group tour
What’s Not Included
  • Refreshments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Wear warm clothes and good walking shoes
• Bring a water bottle and packed lunch. There is a break for refreshments at a café, but it is quite late on the tour
• The itinerary, length and availability of this tour is subject to the weather and road conditions