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Askja Super Jeep

Lunar Landscape & the Isolated Highland

This Askja tour is the perfect to experience Iceland´s barren interior and the lunar-like landscape of the highlands. The Askja area is one of the main location where NASA trained their Apollo Astronauts before the first lunar landing.  Iconic landmarks such as Herðubreiðalindir Oasis, Drekagil Gully and Holuhraun Lava Fields are visited and number of other off the map sights and places. We catch a glimpse of where the Icelandic outlaws lived in the middle ages when they’d been banished. We might also be able to spot trolls, ghosts and other creatures that are said to live in the area and have haunted travelers for centuries.

This tour is also available from Akureyri

 

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Price from

34.900 ISK

Tour type

Day Tour Lake Mývatn

Highlights

  • Hrossaborg Volcano
  • Herðubreiðarlindir Oasis by Mt Herðubreið
  • Drekagil Gully
  • Askja Caldera
  • Víti Explosion Crater
  • Holuhraun 2015 Lava Fields
  • Small Group Guarantee with up to 10 persons

Available

June 15th - October 31st

Departure

Daily

Departure time

08:00

Duration

11-13 Hours

Included

icon v Fully guided tour

icon v Super Jeep Transport or a similar vehicle (35″ 4×4 Sprinter Super Truck for 10 passengers)

Note

  • Reservation is necessary
  • The tour includes a fair amount of walking so warm clothes and good shoes are recommended
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour
  • During the tour we break for refreshments at a café, the stop is quite late on the tour. We therefore recommend a pre-packed lunch

Meeting point: Lake Mývatn Information Centre or free hotel pick up

Minimum on tour: 2 adults or minimum rate

We recommend you bring

  • Lunch pack
  • Water
  • Good shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses

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