Duration: 2 days
Location: North Iceland
Price: Please contact us for a quote!

2 days Ultimate Volcanoes

On this 2 days Ultimate Volcanoes tour you will experience the raw power of Iceland with our guides.

Day 1.

Pickup at your hotel, guesthouse or Akureyri Airport.

You head off at your own pace and take your time taking in the power and beauty of the Lake and its surroundings.

You start at the Skútustaðir Pseudocraters and admire the beautiful landscape surrounding Lake Myvatn.

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

You go to lunch at a local restaurant or café.

You will visit famous locations where parts of the series “Game of Thrones” was filmed like Grjótagjá cave and Höfði cape.

You will visit the geothermal area of Hverir and from there you go to Krafla, the geothermal power station and the volcanoes surrounding it.

You take a relaxing dip in the famous Mývatn Nature baths for a while before you go and have dinner at the Cowshed restaurant, a local restaurant which specializes in courses from farm to table.

Drop Off at your accommodation.

Day 2.

You start your Askja & Holuhraun Super Jeep day-tour from Lake Mývatn and head for the highlands. There the wilderness, wide open spaces, geology and natural freshwater springs seem as from another planet. On this enlightening tour, you will focus on nature experience that makes the geology, history, and biology of the area most interesting and exciting.

This day to Askja Caldera & Holuhraun Lava field your guide will focus on a relaxed atmosphere where you will have time to enjoy the amazing scenery.

The hiking in Askja Caldera to Víti explosion crater is 2,5 km and takes around 35 to 45 minutes one way, the difficulty is easy to moderate depending on snow levels and weather conditions. Once at Víti explosion crater you will take your time and absorb the incredible atmosphere of the Askja Caldera.

You enjoy your lunch at Drekagil. Lunch packs can be ordered as extra.

Holuhraun lava field sits on the floodplains between Vatnajökull Glacier and the Askja caldera Mountain Range. The rough, untouched and still cooling lava field is Iceland’s youngest lava field and you will have an opportunity to explore this amazing world.

The guide will drive back to Lake Myvatn or the location of your choosing.

What you will see:

  • The Askja Caldera
  • Holuhraun Volcano and Lava field
  • Mount Herðubreið and Herðubreiðarlindir
  • Geothermal pools
  • Lake Myvatn area
  • Hundreds of Volcanoes and Fissures

What is included: Pickup and drop off, super jeep, expert local guide/driver, admission to the Nature Baths (optional) and bottled water.

What is not included: Accommodation and meals.

What to bring: Sturdy shoes for walking/hiking and warm socks, clothing, and outerwear suitable for rainy or chilly weather. Sunglasses. Snacks. Don´t forget your camera!

Extras: Lunch pack. We offer really good and healthy lunch packs for our tours! We offer Light Lunch Pack, Full Lunch Pack, and Luxury Lunch Pack.

Good to know: You will stop at a local restaurant or a café for refreshments if a lunch pack is not taken as extra. Your safety is our first priority so itinerary might be altered due to bad weather or road conditions, the duration of the tour might extend or we might have to cancel the tour if weather or other conditions are not in our favor.

Price: Please contact us for a quote and availability.

We love to do something out of the ordinary so if you have any requests for itinerary changes please contact us.

2 days Ultimate Volcanoes Tours are available from June-October.