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Wilderness Lava Walk

The Otherworldly Scene of Lake Mývatn Lava Fields

The Wilderness Lava Walk tour is a small group hiking tour exploring the Krafla lava fields, created by the massive volcanic eruptions between 1975 and 1984. The Lake Mývatn area, both the nature and the society, are heavily influenced by the eruptions. The newly created lava fields give a unique opportunity to see first hand how geological activities sculpt the landscape. Our expert local guide will also give you a rare insight on how the eruptions influenced the people living in the area, being only a few kilometers from their backyards. The hike is slow through a rough terrain and we take our time enjoying the raw nature and panoramic scenery.

The tour starts and ends with a transport from Akureyri, and on the route between Lake Mývatn and Akureyri we stop and visit legendary Goðafoss Waterfall.
This tour is also available from Lake Mývatn

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Price from

27.900 ISK

Tour type

Day Tour Akureyri

Highlights

  • Goðafoss Waterfall
  • Lake Mývatn (Short Photo Stop)
  • Krafla Lava Fields
  • The Rift Between the Eurasian and American Continents
  • Víti Explosion Crater
  • Lake Mývatn Volcanic Outback

Available

All Year

Operated

Summer: Daily
Winter: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

Departure time

Summer 13:00, Winter 09:00

Duration

8 - 9 Hours

Included

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icon v Transportation

icon x Refreshments

Note

  • This tour includes much slow walk through rugged terrain
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour
  • Reservation is necessary

Meeting point: Saga Travel Booking Centre or free hotel pick up

Minimum on tour: 2 adults or minimum rate

We recommend you bring

  •  Good shoes
  • Warm clothing in winter
  • Lunch pack (available as an extra)
  • Water

    Wilderness Lava Walk

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