Highlights of the North

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland


Full day tour.

Pickup at your hotel, guesthouse or Akureyri airport.

We head of at our own pace and take our time taking in the power and beauty of the North.

We start at Godafoss, the waterfall of the Gods. We drive up Bardardalur along the glacial river Skjalfandafljot and visit Aldeyjarfoss.

We drive over to the Lake Myvatn area and start at the Skutustadir Pseudocraters and admire the beautiful landscape surrounding Lake Myvatn.

Dimmuborgir Lava Park where we see very unusual lava formations and pillars, caves, and fissures. Some believe that these rock formations are Trolls that turned to stone.

We go to lunch at a local restaurant or cafe.

We will visit famous locations where parts of the series “Game of Thrones” was filmed like Grjotagja cave and Hofdi cape.

We will visit the geothermal area of Hverir.

We drive into the large lava field of the 1875 eruption in Askja, Odadahraun. We admire the amazing scenery formed by both fire and the glacial river Jokulsa a Fjollum, the landscape is out this world. There we will visit Europe´s most powerful waterfall Dettifoss.

On the way back we can have dinner at the Cowshed restaurant, a local restaurant which specializes in courses from farm to table.

Tour information:

  • Available May. - Oct.
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Activities Caving
  • Difficulty Moderate

Pickup information:

  • Pickup time : 07:30 08:30, 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30,

    Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

Included:

  • Pick-up from and return to your accommodation in Reykjavik
  • All safety gear (helmets, harness, etc.)
  • Small refreshments (soup, coffee/tea and perhaps some sweets)
  • Experienced guides
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