Lake Myvatn Sightseeing

Fully guided bus tour from Reykjhlid to see the world famous district that Lake Myvant have to offer. Dimmuborgir, Krafla caldera and exceptional lava

Lake Myvatn Sightseeing

Lake Myvatn
Lake Myvatn

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  • Adults 8.280.- kr. 9.200.- kr.
  • 12-15 years old 4.140.- kr. 4.600.- kr.
  • 0-11 years old 0.- kr.
Total 0.- kr.

Half a day from Lake Mývatn

SBA 1a Lake Mývatn Sightseeing

Departures: 12:00 from Reykjahlíđ Information Centre
Valid: 
1/6-30/9 2018
Duration:
 3 hours 45 minutes
Included: 
Transportation and Guide. Price 9.200 ISK
Not included: 
Refreshments and entrance to the Nature Baths
Bring with you: 
Swim suits and a towel  

***NOTE*** Bookings need to be made the day before to guarantee availability

The Lake Myvatn district is world-famous for exceptionally versatile nature. The tour starts from Reykjahlid information centre at 12:30. The first stop is at Dimmuborgir, a lava labyrinth formed around 2300 years ago when a partly cooled lava lake drained out and left magnificent basaltic pillars and sculptures. After a short walk in Dimmuborgir the tour continues through the lava field to Grjotagja, a popular underground bathing cave among the locals before the Krafla Fires (1975-1984) when the water became too hot to bathe in.

After a short stop by Grjotagja we drive east over the Namaskard mountain pass to the Krafla caldera. Along the way we pass a 60- MW geothermal power station that partly supplies the town of Akureyri with electricity. We visit the explosion crater of Viti (Hell) but its formation marked the beginning of the great Myvatn Fires in 1724. From Viti there is a good view to the geothermal zone of Leirhnjukur and the lava field formed in the Krafla Fires.

Next we explore the fumarole fields of Hverarond (Namaskard) where ground water is heated  by an underground magma intrusion. Sulphur deposits are brought to the surface and the area is characterized by a strong smell of sulphur. After a short walk around the fumaroles we head for the final destination of the tour, the Myvatn Nature Baths, where visitors get the chance to bathe in the silky smooth geothermal water. Passengers are than dropped off at the Reykjahlid Information Centre.

***NOTE*** Bookings need to be made the day before to guarantee availability

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SBA-NORĐURLEIĐ HJALTEYRARGÖTU 10  |  600 AKUREYRI  |  ICELAND  | TEL: (+354) 5 500 700  |  sba@sba.is
HJALLAHRAUNI 2  |  220 HAFNARFJÖRĐUR  |  ICELAND - TEL: (+354) 5 500 770  |  sba@sba.is