Myvatn Nature Break

Mývatn, Iceland

Mývatn, Iceland



We offer you a new kind of short weekend breaks in the heart of mother nature at Lake Myvatn northern Iceland. 

The standard package, three nights stay from Thursday to Sunday in winter, spring and autumn season. In the area, we offer a wide variety of trips and excursions to make your holiday unforgettable and joyful. 

In this still and mystical place romance is in the air.  The extraordinary stillness and nature you allows you to relax and enjoy yourself and each other. This is the perfect holiday for couples. The locals have a long tradition of bathing in the geothermal waters of mother nature. 

Our packages include admission to Myvatn Nature Baths. During winter we specialize in snow and winter activities. We offer hiking and Nordic skiing day trips as well as snowmobile tours and horseback riding tours in the area. In these tours, you will experience a combination of ice and fire as mother nature binds it together. 

You will get an opportunity to see Europe´s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss, bound in ice. In the spring during our bright summer night (24-hour daylight) we focus on the migrating birds and whales, combined with volcanic activity. 

The stay, from Thursday to Sunday offers you Whale watching from Husavik, hiking in Krafla Caldera and seeing a large variety of Icelandic birds on your excursions. 

As our bright summer nights get dark during August and September we focus on the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Spending the days exploring volcanoes and lava formations and making refreshing health baths in our natural steam. 

All tours start on Thursday nights by a transfer to Lake Myvatn from the Akureyri airport on Thursday nights by transfer to Lake Myvatn. You will stay at Hotel Reynihlid, for the next three nights. 

The Hotel is fully licensed with a full-service restaurant, rated 4 stars by the Icelandic Tourist Board. Arriving at the Hotel, an exact schedule for your stay awaits you. 

We start Friday with a two-hour excursion to the most popular places in the area, Boiling mud pots in Namafjall and Dimmuborgir Castles. During your stay, a local expert will be available to give information on tours, local traditions or answer any questions you might have. On Sunday morning you will be transferred to Akureyri airport for flight to Reykjavik. On the way, we make a stop by Godafosswaterfall. 

Winter Nature Break 
Rate 89.900 ISK per person
Special interest: Snow, winter, Aurora Borealis. Included in the rate: Transfer Akureyri return, accommodation for three nights with full board, 2 hours excursion and admission to Myvatn Nature Baths. 

Our guests will be offered the following activities during their stay, depending on weather conditions.
• Tour to Dettifoss waterfall, rate from 130,00 €
• Snowmobile tours through the Volcanic zone of Krafla rate 170,00 € and on frozen lake Myvatn, rate 150,00 € (double occupancy)
• Nordic skiing in the mountains as well as on frozen lake Myvatn, rate from 90.00 €, skies, poles and booths included.
• Hiking tours in the Geothermal area of mountain Namafjall, rate 90,00 €
• Horseback riding rate from 50,00 €
• Aurora Hunting, a guided tour during the night to find the Northern Lights 130,00€
Tour is operated in February, March, and April.
Special Easter Offer, 4th night free of charge 
Dates 2017: First departure February 16th and last departure April 20th.

Spring Nature Break 
Rate 89.900 ISK per person
Special interest; Whales, birdlife and midnight sun. Included in the rate: Transfer Akureyri return, accommodation for three nights with full board, 2 hours excursion and admission to Myvatn Nature Baths. Your guests will be offered the following activities during their stay, depending on weather conditions.• Whale watching in Husavik, with the transfer, rate from 100,00 €
• Horseback riding, rate from 50,00 €
• Hiking tours in the Geothermal area of mountain Namafjall, Krafla volcano and Hverfjall crater, rate from 90,00 €
• Bird watching tours by lake Myvatn, rate from 80,00 €
• Biking with guide 90,00 €Tour is operated in April, May, and June.Dates 2017: First departure April 20th and last departure June 1st Autumn Nature BreakRate 499,00 € per person 
Included in the rate: Transfer Akureyri return, accommodation for three nights with full board, 2 hours excursion and admission to Myvatn Nature Baths.
Special interest; Aurora Borealis and volcanoes.
Guests will be offered the following activities during their stay, depending on weather conditions.
• Whale watching in Husavik, with a transfer, rate from 100,00 €
• Horseback riding, rate from 50,00 €
• Hiking tours in the geothermal area of mountain Namafjall, Krafla volcano and Hverfjall crater, rate from 90,00 €
• Bird watching tours in Lake Myvatn, rate from 80,00 €
• Dettifoss waterfall tour, rate from 200,00€
• Askja volcano tour, rate from 270.00 €
• Biking with a guide, 90,00 €
• Aurora Hunting, a guided tour during the night to find the Northern Lights 130,00€
Tour is operated in August and September, Oktober.
Dates 2017: First departure August 24th and last departure October 19th

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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