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Lake Mývatn Classic

The Most Popular Destination in North Iceland

Lake Mývatn Classic Tour Through Areas of Geological Wonders and Breathtaking Nature

The Lake Mývatn area is by many considered the most beautiful place in Iceland. This has been one of Iceland’s most popular tourist destinations for years. An amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts and nature’s diversity. The lake area has been a filming location for major Hollywood films and TV shows, such as Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious and Star Wars.

Tour Description

Pickup is from 8:45-9:00 am, when we start our tour to Lake Mývatn. We drive east from Akureyri, cross Eyjafjörður fjord and enjoy the view of the town, the ocean and the mountains surrounding the fjord. After only a half hour drive we arrive at the picturesque Goðafoss Waterfall. there we make a stop before we travel for another half hour to the Lake Mývatn area.

The Mývatn Area

We explore the pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar where we enjoy the great panoramic view of the area. For the next hours we visit local nature highlights, such as Hverir Mud Pools, Mt. Námafjall, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and Grjótagjá cave. There the rift between the Eurasian & American Continents is very visible.

Lake Mývatn Nature Baths

Before returning back to Akureyri we visit the Mývatn Nature Baths. The baths are located in the middle of lava fields where you can soak in a relaxing geothermal lagoon. The entry fee is not included in the tour price, but can be added upon booking the tour or paid on site. We stop for at least 1 hour at the Nature Baths.

We offer number of other tours that take you to, from or around the Lake Mývatn area.

This Lake Mývatn tour is also available as a Day Tour from Reykjavík via domestic round flight

This Lake Mývatn tour is also available as a Private Tour

Private Lake Mývatn Classic

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

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Price from

14.900 ISK per person

Tour type

Day Tour Akureyri


  • Godafoss Waterfall
  • Skutustadagigar Pseudo Craters
  • Dimmuborgir Lava Formations
  • The Rift Between the Eurasian & American Continents
  • Mt. Namafjall – Hverir mud pools
  • Game of Thrones filming locations by Lake Myvatn
  • Myvatn Nature Baths (Entry fee NOT included)


All Year



Departure time

Please be ready at 08:45
Pickup time is 08:45-09:00


8-9 hours


v Fully guided tour
v Transportation
v Small group guarantee


  • Reservation is necessary
  • During the tour we break for refreshments at a café. The stop is quite late on the tour and we therefore recommend a pre-packed lunch
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour

Meeting point: Free pick-up at Akureyri hotels, guesthouses & airport

Minimum on tour: 2 adults or minimum rate

We recommend you bring

  • Good walking shoes
  • Bathing suit and towel (can be rented)
  • Water bottle
  • Warm clothing in winter time
  • Camera

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