The Diamond Circle is a popular tourist route around Húsavík and Lake Mývatn in North Iceland.The four primary stops on the route are The town of Húsavík, Ásbyrgi Canyon, Lake Mývatn and Dettifoss Waterfall, the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Other stops include Vatnajökull National Park, Goðafoss Waterfall, Dark Castles, Eider Falls, The Whispering Cliffs and Laugar. The Diamond Circle covers an area rich in volcanic and geothermal features. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Full day private tour.
Pickup at your hotel, guesthouse or the Akureyri airport.
We head off to Iceland´s most catastrophic area, the Diamond Circle.
How we drive the circle is based on where we pick you up and what you want to do. The weather and road conditions play a big part in our tour in the winter so we might have to change the itinerary.
On this tour, we will travel at our own pace, stop whenever we want and enjoy ourselves for a day.
We will stop at Lake Myvatn and see it´s surroundings like Dimmuborgir, Skutustadir pseudocraters, Hverfjall, the Nature Baths and Hofdi.
We go to Dettifoss and take in its pure power and beautiful surroundings of canyons and basalt rock formations.
Ásbyrgi, the horseshoe-shaped canyon.
Hljóðaklettar and it´s amazing rock formations.
Tjörnes Peninsula, a great puffin sighting place early summer to mid-August and breathtaking view of the North Atlantic Ocean.
We stop in Husavik, the capital of whale watching, a beautiful small fishing town.
And last but not least, Goðafoss, the waterfall of the gods.
Duration 12-14 hours.
What You will see:
- Lake Myvatn
- Hljóðaklettar/The Whispering Cliffs
- Tjörnes peninsula
What is included: Pickup and dropoff, super jeep, expert local guide/driver, admission to the Nature Baths (optional), hot chocolate and bottled water.
What is not included: Dinner at the Cowshed restaurant. Bathing suit and towel can be rented at the Nature Baths. Whale Watching Tour (needs to be reserved separately).
What to bring: Sturdy shoes for walking/hiking and warm socks, clothing, and outerwear suitable for the 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: We 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.
We love to do something out of the ordinary so if you have any requests for itinerary changes please contact us.
Your safety is our first priority so if we see that the weather or other conditions are not in our favor, we might have to change the itinerary.
The Diamond Circle Tour is available all year.
We accept most major credit- and debit cards