Mývatn & Dettifoss

People taking pictures by Dettifoss waterfall in Iceland
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Highlights:

  • Mývatn treasure lake
  • Powerful Dettifoss Waterfall
  • Picturesque Goðafoss Waterfall

Description:

First we drive along the coast of Eyjafjordur, We begin by stopping at Goðafoss, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland, on our way to Dettifoss and lake Mývatn, the lake was created by a large basaltic lava eruption 2300 years ago, and the surrounding landscape is dominated by volcanic landforms, including lava pillars and rootless vents. We will stop at the hot spring area at Hverarönd in Námaskarð. Then it comes to one of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss. On the way back we come to the unique lava formations of Dimmuborgir which are among the most popular tourist attractions in the Myvatn area and also in Skútustaðagígar (pseudo craters area). Our last stop is in Eyjafjordur where you can see over the fjord to Akureyri.

Availability:

  • All year
Duration: 8 hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 2 out of 5 or Easy

Pickup:

  • Yes (Only from Akureyri)

Meet on Location:

  • Yes
Price: ISK 27,800

Included:

  • 4×4 Jeep tour and Guide
  • Pick up upon a request

Not included:

  • Lunch & drinks

What to bring:

  • Warm clothes, good hiking shoes & gloves
  • Water bottle and some light snacks

Pickup times:

  • 9:45

Departures:

  • 10:00

Operates:

  • Every day (from Hof Culture House)

Good to know:

  • This tour depends on weather and road conditions, changes to the itinerary might happen with short notice.

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