Akureyri-North Iceland Tour

   
 
 

Akureyri and Lake Myvatn Adventure

2017 Departures
DailyJanuary 1st to April 30th
Prices From$999 per Person Double
$180 Single Supplement

Explore the capital of North Iceland and Lake Myvatn

Akureyri has many options for those who want to experience adventure being located within a few hours drive from North Iceland's main highlights and attractions.

It won't be long until you find yourself standing in front of Dettifoss, Europe's mightiest waterfall, or bathing in a natural hot spring at Myvatn baths.

Adventure can be found in the extreme contrasts of geology, geothermal activity and history that this part of the country has to offer.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Reykjavik
Accommodation: Natura Icelandair Hotel

Arrival Reykjavik and transfer on your own to the hotel.

Overnight stay at Hotel Reykjavík Natura.

 
Day 2     Reykjavik - Akureyri
Accommodation: Akureyri Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

In the morning get yourself ready for a flight to Akureyri, the capital of the North. From there, a transfer to your hotel is included.. The town which is located just a few kilometres from the Arctic Circle is colorful walking city with a wide range of shops, restaurants, galleries and museums. You will stay for two nights in Akureyri.

 
Day 3     Akureyri - Lake Myvatn
Accommodation: Akureyri Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Start today with a fully guided tour, to visit all the highlights that Lake Myvatn has to offer. First visit Goðafoss waterfall on the way to Lake Mývatn. Continue to the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar and from there to the mystic Dimmuborgir (Dark Castles) abounding with pillars of lava and strange formations. A stop at the warm underground river in Grjótagjá rift and a visit to the geothermal area of Hverir with boiling mud pools, steaming fumaroles and sulphur pits. Krafla volcano area is your next destination where you'll drive past the power station bearing the same name that relies on geothermal steam energy for its operation. Then you'll explore the explosion crater Víti that was formed in 1724 in the Mývatnseldar eruption and enjoy the view over Leirhnjúkur volcano. End the tour at the lovely, Mývatn Nature Baths, a relaxing visit to the completely natural swimming pool of geothermal water situated in the middle of lava fields with a great view over Lake Mývatn. Return to Akureyri in the afternoon.

 
Day 4     Akureyri - Reykjavik
Accommodation: Natura Icelandair Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

If your flight leaves in the afternoon/evening you might want to book some optional tours or activities. Overnight stay at Hotel Reykjavik Natura.

 
Day 5     Reykjavik

Arrangements end after breakfast.

 

Notes

Minimum 2 Participants
Price Includes
4 Nights Accommodations
Daily Breakfast
Roundtrip Domestic Air
Guided Tour to Lake Myvatn Area
Entrance to Myvatn Nature Bath
Transfers To/ from Airport in Akureyri
Price Does Not Include
 Airport Tax
IT$-1216