Lake Mývatn Classic - Tours | Icelandair
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Book this tour to journey through the diversity and extreme contrasts of the Lake Mývatn area. One of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, this locale is considered by many to top the list of most beautiful places in Iceland.

Starting off you’ll cross the Eyjafjörður fjord, featuring a lovely view of Akureyri, the ocean and the mountains surrounding the fjord, before arriving at the gorgeous and picturesque Goðafoss waterfall

Then, it’s off to Lake Mývatn – named for its abundant midge population in the summer - to explore the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar and enjoy the vast, panoramic view of the area. If it feels like you’ve been there before, you may have – at the cinemas! – as the area was a filming location for film and television productions including Game of Thrones and Star Wars. Other area highlights you’ll visit include Hverir Mud Pools, Mt. Námafjall, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and Grjótagjá cave.

You’ll cap off your adventure with a relaxing dip at the Mývatn Nature Baths during a minimum 1-hour visit. The baths are located in the middle of lava fields where you can soak in a geothermal lagoon. The entry fee is not included in the tour price but can be paid on site.

Be sure to bring good walking shoes, warm clothing in winter time, bathing suit, towel (can also be rented) and of course your camera!


  • Available tour dates and departure times available to view during the booking process
  • Transfer from your Akureyri hotel, guesthouse, or Akureyri Airport and the tour starting point. Pick-up begins 15 minutes prior to the tour’s scheduled departure.
  • Local, professional guide
  • Maximum tour group size: 19


  • Online offer only
  • Tour duration: Approximately 8-9 hours
  • Tour operators will not pick up or drop off passengers at hotels outside Akureyri
  • Have your voucher ready, either in digital or printed form, at your pick-up point.
  • If weather or road conditions are unfavorable, the itinerary may have to be altered, incur a longer journey time or be cancelled
  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements once a tour starts
  • Not included with this tour: Entry fee to Mývatn Nature Baths; lunch and/or other refreshments
  • Tour operated by Saga Tours
  • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, must be submitted online.
  • Terms and conditions, including changes and cancellations to your holiday, vary depending on your country of departure. Please refer to the applicable Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.


Personal travel insurance is not included and is highly recommended. It can be arranged through Allianz Global Assistance for passengers originating in the United States and Canada.

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