Mývatn Tours

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Askja is in the middle of the Icelandic highlands and it takes approximately 3 to 4 hours to drive there. Our trip starts and ends in the village Reykjahlíð in the Lake Mývatn area. Time of departure is 8am and we are back around 7 or 8pm. On the way up to Askja we stop a few times to have a closer look at the amazing landscape and geological wonders, such as lava fields, glacial rivers, freshwater rivers, natural springs and magnificent mountains. During these breaks the passengers also have time to sit down for a while inside a hut or outside in the grass and have a bite to eat, but there are no cafés or restaurants on the way. When the bus arrives at the parking space in Askja around 12am-1pm, our passengers get 2-2,5 hours free time. There is an approximately 35 min easy walk from the parking space to Askja lake and the Víti crater, where you can go for a swim if the conditions are good. After a short stop in Drekagil, 8km from Askja, we drive directly back to Reykjahlíð village.

Leave the rent-a-car behind and join our guided tour in 4x4 trucks. Experienced drivers will take you through rivers and lava fields the safe way. This tour provides scenes of unforgettable Icelandic nature and geology. The guide will inform you about the area and lot more.

Askja is one of the most remarkable geological formations in Iceland. Inside the caldera Iceland’s deepest lake can be found, Öskjuvatn (220m) created in an eruption in 1875. Right beside the lake the explosion crater Víti is located, with warm water 20-30°C.

Departures at 08:00 a.m from Information Center in Reykjahlíð next to supermarket Samkaup. June 18th - September 10th = Daily departure 2018
Duration of the tour is approx. 11-12 hours.

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