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Askja & Herðubreiðarlindir Super Jeep Day Tour

The Icelandic Highlands & Holuhraun Lava Fields

On this Askja Super Jeep excursion we travel from Lake Mývatn and into Iceland´s most remote highland. We drive mud trails surrounded by untouched wilderness and geological wonders.

During this Askja super jeep excursion, we visit this lunar-like terrain that was one of NASA location in Iceland where Apollo Astronauts were trained before the first lunar landing.  Iconic landmarks such as Glacial River Jökulsá á Fjöllum, Herðubreiðalindir Oasis,  Drekagil Gully, Víti explosion as well as Askja Caldera itself are visited as well as other off-the-map sights and places.

During the middle ages banished outlaws were sent as punishment into this harsh wilderness and today we might still be able to spot their ghosts or even trolls and other creatures that are said to live in the area and have haunted travelers for centuries.

You will get the genuine nature experience that your local tour guide will combine with knowledge of geology, biology, history, and tails of all sorts.

Hiking in the Icelandic Highland

During the tour we hike for 2x 35-40 minutes (2.4 km one way) to Víti Explosion Crater and the difficulty level can be easy to moderate, depending on snow level and weather conditions.

Refreshing Highland Weather

We travel into approx 1000 meters over sea level so weather might be variable from the start to the end of the day. We recommend that you to bring good shoes and warm and preferably water-/windproof clothes and plenty of food for energy

Askja Super Jeep is also available as a PRIVATE TOUR.

And of course we offer a number of other tours that will take you to ASKJA CALDERA.

Saga Travel sister company in Reykjavík, GeoIceland offers great day tours from the capital city

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Price from

59.900 ISK per person


Lake Mývatn


  • Super Jeep Transport
  • Crossing Rivers & trailing gravel trails
  • Hrossaborg Volcano
  • Grafarlandaá and Lindá spring rivers
  • Herðubreiðarlindir Oasis by Mt Herðubreið
  • Drekagil Gully
  • Askja Caldera
  • Víti Explosion Crater
  • Hike to & from Víti (2x 2.4 km)


June 15th - October 15th



Departure time

08:00 AM


12-13 hours


icon v Fully guided tour
icon v Super Jeep Transport
icon v Any refreshments


  • The tour includes a fair amount of hiking so warm clothes and good shoes are recommended
  • No food can be bought during the tour but is available as extra upon booking
  • Due to weather or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation
  • Reservation is necessary

Meeting point: By Icelandair Hotel Reynihlíð by Lake Mývatn
Pickup: Starts 15 minutes before departure

We recommend you bring

  • Lunch pack is a must
  • Water
  • Good shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses