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

Lake Mývatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

Product ID: 103019
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.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Hotel pick-up is available in Akureyri.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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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
Full description
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
What’s Not Included
  • Mývatn nature baths fee

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• 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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 35 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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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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July 29, 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.

July 21, 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.

August 23, 2019

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Saga Travel GeoIceland

Product ID: 103019