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Lake Mývatn Day Trip
US$ 128.70
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Explore a beautiful lake and its surroundings on our Lake Mývatn Day Trip. You'll venture to a volcanic region in northern Iceland widely considered to be one of the natural treasures of the country.

Eyjafjörður fjord
Goðafoss waterfall
Mývatn Lake
Exploring the surroundings of Lake Mývatn
Godafoss waterfall, frozen
Grjótagjá cave

Lake Mývatn Day Trip

At 9 am, we'll pick you up from your hotel in Akureyri and set off in our minibus towards Lake Mývatn. On the way to our destination, we'll travel along the shores of Iceland's longest fjord, Eyjafjördur. We're sure you'll be enchanted by the natural beauty in this area as we make our way to the lake.

The first stop of the day will be the Goðafoss waterfall, a place steeped in history. In 999 AD, one of Iceland's key historical events took place here when a collection of pagan idols and relics of the ancient Viking religion were thrown into the void.

Afterwards, we'll continue on to the region of Lake Mývatn, where we'll find an incredible volcanic landscape. We'll then travel through the wetlands and see the mouth of the Laxa River, which ends in the lake. Bird lovers will also have a great time, as they'll be able to observe a wide variety of avian species on this trip.

Next, we'll walk along the trails Dimmuborgir. As we walk through these lava fields, formed two millennia ago, you'll be able to admire the spectacular variety of rock formations. For the rest of the day we'll continue exploring the region and visiting fascinating places such as Hverarönd and Grjótagjá Cave, which is one of the most beautiful caves in Iceland.

We'll then return to your hotel in Akureyri, where we'll arrive at around 2 pm.

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Per person
US$ 128.70
  • Per person

    US$ 128.70

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

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Covid-19 Measures

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5 hours.

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

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


Hotel pick up and drop off

Minibus transfer

English speaking guide

Not included

Food and drinks

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.


Most areas are accessible. Accessible toilets. This must be indicated in the reservation.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Not permitted.

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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.
US$ 128.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts