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3 Day Akureyri & Local Highlights

Nature at its Best Surrounded with Culture

The first base on the tour is in Akureyri, the cultural capital of North Iceland, where you will have time to soak in the friendly atmosphere of the town and to visit Lake Mývatn and see it’s diverse locations. At the end of your break you will stay in Reykjavík and enjoy life  in our capital. A great mixture of culture and nature all across the island.


You can select between Budget, Comfort or Superior accommodation options when booking this break. More information on these options can be found here:


Airport Pick-up and Drop-off

You can add pick-up from KEF INTL Airport upon arrival to Iceland for your Short Break. We also offer a drop-off to the Airport at the end of your journey. Simply add it as an extra when finalizing your booking here below. We offer a comfortable Minibus pick-up that brings you directly to your drop-off location.

Private Pick-up

Same as above but as a private pick-up, giving you time and space for a worry free commute at the start and end of your journey. Please contact Saga Travel sales team for further information and booking.


3 Day Akureyri & Local Highlights

On your own transport from KEF Airport upon arrival to Iceland. The short break starts at Reykjavík Domestic Airport, with a scenic 45 minute domestic flight across Iceland to the beautiful town of Akureyri. Upon your arrival at Akureyri Domestic Airport a driver will be waiting for you to take you to your accommodation. You have the rest of the day to enjoy walking in the city centre or exploring around town. If you have time we recommend a whale watching tour from Akureyri Harbour.

Overnight: Akureyri

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Lake Mývatn Classic tour

Enjoy an amazing journey through the Lake Mývatn area, full of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. We begin our day by stopping at Goðafoss Waterfall in Skjálfandafljót River. From there we go to Lake Mývatn area and visit all the highlights of the area, such as Hverir Mud Pools, Grjótagjá Rift, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and many more. Our last stop by Lake Mývatn are the Mývatn Nature Baths based in the middle of lava fields with great view over the area. When back in Akureyri, your guide will take you to the Akureyri Airport for your short flight back to Reykjavík.

Overnight: Reykjavík

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Enjoy a free time in Reykjavík before your departure. You can book a direct transport to KEF INTL Airport in time of your flight. If you have time we recommend an earlier departure for the airport with a relaxing visit to the Blue Lagoon. Contact the Saga Travel sales team for further information and booking.

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Price from

99.000 ISK

Tour type

Short Break


Goðafoss Waterfall ● Dimmuborgir ● Hverir Geothermal Area ● Mývatn Nature Baths ● Lake Mývatn Area ● Akureyri ● Reykjavík


April 15th - August 31st


Tuesdays & Thursdays

Departure time

Upon Arrival


3 Days / 2 Nights


icon v 2x Nights Accommodation

icon v 2x Breakfast (D2-D3)

icon v Akureyri Airport Pick-up (D1)

icon v Akureyri Airport Drop-off (D2)

icon v Domestic round flight (D1 & D2)

icon v Fully Guided Tour (D2)

icon v Entrance fee for Mývatn Nature Baths

icon x Transport (ca 10 minutes by taxi) between Reykjavík Domestic Airport and accommodation (D2)


  • 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

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera
  • Bathing suit

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