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Dettifoss, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn & Ásbyrgi Day Trip

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US$ 205.20
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Visit some of the incredible natural areas in the Diamond Circle on our Dettifoss, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn & Ásbyrgi Day Trip. We'll explore one of the most famous routes in North Iceland and see breathtaking views.

Visit some of the incredible natural areas in the Diamond Circle on our Dettifoss, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn & Ásbyrgi Day Trip. We'll explore one of the most famous routes in North Iceland and see breathtaking views.

Dettifoss, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn & Ásbyrgi Day Trip

Having picked you up from your hotel in Akureyri at 9 am, we'll set off on our tour around the must-see spots in the Diamond Circle. Detiffoss, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn and the Ásbyrgi Canyon await!

The first stop on our tour will be Goðafoss, the "Waterfall of the Gods". Although it's neither the biggest nor the largest waterfall in the country, this waterfall is definitely one of the most breathtaking. 

Next, we'll visit Lake Mývatn and the volcanic area around it. In its surroundings we'll find Hverir, the most active geothermal area in Iceland. We'll be struck by the intense smell of sulphur as we observe the steam rising from the ground. Afterwards, we'll head to the Viti crater near the Krafla Volcano.

Our tour will then take us to the Dettifoss Waterfall, one of the highlights of our day trip. As you gaze at this waterfall, hidden in a remote area, you'll feel the thunderous rumble of 200 cubic metres of water falling per second

Afterwards, we'll continue travelling through the Jökulsárgljúfur Canyon on our way to the Vesturdalur Valley. When we get there we'll see the Whispering Cliffs, which are known as "Hljóðaklettar" in Icelandic. We'll see the peculiar volcanic formations that have been shaped over the years and observe their resemblance to beehives.

During the final part of our day trip, we'll head to the horseshoe-shaped Ásbyrgi Canyon. According to legend, Pagan gods once gathered here. From this spot, we'll make our way to the colourful town of Húsavík. You'll have some free time here to grab a drink at one of its cafés.

We'll then return to Akureyri and finish our day trip at around 6 pm.

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Price

Adults Children under 2 years old
US$ 205.20
US$ 145.40
  • Adults

    US$ 205.20
  • Children under 2 years old

    US$ 145.40

A minimum of 2 people is required to book the activity.

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off

Transport by minibus

English speaking guide

Not included

Food

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.