Dog Sledding from Mývatn

Husky dogs on a dog sledding tour in Iceland
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Highlights:

  • Dog sledding
  • Unique experience
  • Lake Mývatn area

Description:

We start our dog sledding tours from our farm Heiði. Heiði is located close to Lake Mývatn, north Iceland. In late April and May when snow is melting from the area around our farm and Kennel at Heiði. We will move our tours to higher grounds were there is good snow, if this is the case we will inform our guest of a new location prior to departure.

We will instruct you in the basics of driving a dog team, and then introduce you to your team of Siberian Huskies. All of our dogs are friendly and love the exercise and attention the get from our guests. Tours have 2 clients and one guide per sled. After instructions you’re off exploring our trail close to Lake Mývatn. Take a turn as a musher driving the team with your guide or relax as a passenger. You will be out on the trail with the dogs for approximately 1 hour and than you’ll have an opportunity to meet our dogs and taking pictures of the tour, the dogs and the great landscape around lake Mývatn.

Certified Tour Operator:

Geo Travel

Availability:

  • Winter
Duration: 2-2.5 hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 3 out of 5 or Moderate

Pickup:

  • Yes (from Mývatn only)

Meet on Location:

  • Yes
Price: ISK 30,000

Included:

  • Pickup (from Mývatn area only)
  • Dog sledding tour
  • Warm overalls & gloves (if needed)

Not included:

  • Lunch & drinks

What to bring:

  • Warm clothes

Pickup times:

  • 9:45 (from Hotel/Hostel at Mývatn area only)

Departures:

  • 10:00 from the Tourist information center at Reykjahlíð (Hraunvegur 8)

Operates:

  • Every day

Special Requirements:

  • 2 adults or minimum rate for this tour to operate

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