3 Day – Akureyri and Mývatn Tour
Everything included except lunch and dinner, which can be bought on the trip.
What to bring
Bring warm and waterproof clothes, good shoes, and a camera is always good to have.
Námaskarð Geothermal Area
Dimmuborgir Lava Formations
Mývatn, Jarðböð Nature Baths
3 Day Akureyri and Mývatn
9:00 AM – REYKJAVÍK
Pick up at your accommodation around 9.00 AM, or meet us at bus stop number 8, next to Hallgrímskirkja church.
We head towards Borgarnes and to Langjökull, the second-largest glacier in Iceland, where you go on an ice tunnel journey. We will stop at Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls before heading to the north, passing Grábrók on the way to Akureyri. Overnight in Akureyri.
MÝVATN, GOÐAFOSS, DIMMUBORGIR, NÁMASKARÐ, KRAFLA, JARÐBÖÐIN
On our way to the beautiful Mývatn area, we stop by the amazing Goðafoss, „Waterfall of the Gods“. We continue to Lake Mývatn and Skútustaðagígar pseudocraters. We walk through Dimmuborgir, amazing geological wonder, and then head on to Námaskarð, a beautifully coloured geothermal area. Krafla volcano is nearby. We end the day in Jarðböðin, a relaxing hot nature bath. Return to Akureyri. In the afternoon a short city tour. Overnight in Akureyri.
AKUREYRI, TRÖLLASKAGI PENINSULA, REYKJAVÍK
We drive the Tröllaskagi Peninsula on our way back to Reykjavík and visit some of the small fishing villages along the way. Hofsós a small village, stop there for lunch or coffee. The scenery on the northern tip on this peninsula is quite amazing, open ocean, facing the Arctic.