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Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

  • 8-hour tour to Lake Myvatn and the surrounds from Akureyri
  • Stop at Goðafoss Waterfall
  • Visit the Hverir Mud Pools, Grjótagjá Rift, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields, and other area highlights
Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri
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Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri
From USD 169.15
Get a firsthand look at the wild beauty of Lake Mývatn on an 8-hour tour from Akureyri. Learn about the geology, geothermal activity, flora, and fauna of the area from your guide as you travel. Visit Goðafoss Waterfall and the Mývatn Nature Baths (entrance included). Hotel pickup and drop-off provided.
What to Expect
Start your tour with convenient pickup from your Akureyri hotel; pickup is 8am from May 1st to October 31st and 9am from November 1st to April 30th. Bring a swimsuit and towel for the stop later at the baths. In a comfortable tour vehicle with your guide and group, set out for Lake Mývatn.

Along the way, stop at the impressive Goðafoss Waterfall, located on the Skjálfandafljót River. 

Once you reach Lake Mývatn, stop first at the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar, then move on to the highlights of the lake area, such as the Dimmuborgir Lava Fields, the Grjótagjá Rift, the Hverir Mud Pools. 

Stop at a local restaurant to enjoy some refreshments (own expense) featuring local Icelandic delicacies. 

On the way back to Akureyri, take some time to relax at the Mývatn Nature Baths. This geothermal pool of water in the middle of the lava fields features picturesque views of the sea beyond. Swimsuits and towels are available for rent. 

At the end of 8 hours, return to your hotel for drop-off.
Reviews (7)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2018
Fantastic tour guide and excellent day trip to multiple sites!

I cannot say enough good things about the Lake Myvatn tour, led by Inga, that I took in August of 2018. As someone who writes about Icelandic landscapes, this tour was ideal and provided a great deal of insight into the wide array of landscapes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jen154957
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for this great review, we will make sure that Inga gets your fantastic feedback!

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile
Tour to Myvatn Nature Baths and more

The tour guide was very friendly, he told us many things about the places and their culture which was nice to learn. He took us to know different places and everything went very good. I totally recommend the service. The places were beautiful!

Thank Jessica Q
Guðrún E, Marketing Manager at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review this tour :) We are so glad that you were happy with the tour!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile
Very nice!

Whas a incredible tour! And the guide whas very good. ill repeat. The last stpo at the lagon whas the perfect ending.

Thank Pau B
Bryndis93, Team Saga Travel at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for the kind words about our Lake Myvatn Classic Tour! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the relaxing ending at the Mývatn Nature Baths :)

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing Scenery

This tour is not to be missed the beautiful area around the Lake and the Volcanic areas. All to end with a bath at the thermal pool. Our guide was incredible knowing

Thank PedroOrso
Bryndis93, Team Saga Travel at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words about us here at Saga Travel :)

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Saga Tour saved the day

I booked the Lake Myvatn tour in advanced through Air Iceland Connection with a day trip with SBA-Nordurleid. I received a notification of payment and tour confirmation from Air Iceland Connection upon booking of the tour. We flew to Akureyri from ReyKjavik on schedule. When...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank TXwonderer
Bryndis93, Team Saga Travel at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for your review of us here at Saga Travel :)

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