Northern Lights Special – Optional Activities

Add optional activities to your Myvatn adventure!

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These sightseeing tours will give you the chance to explore the nature as well as the special way of life in North Iceland. Offering, for instance, sightseeing tours to some spectacular places, Icelandic farms, power station and museum. The aim is to get you close to the nature and the local people. These tours are recommended for all nature lovers.

 

Snowmobile:

With a snowmobile you can explore Nature during the winter months in a different way. Take an exciting adventure on our snowmobiles out on the frozen Lake Myvatn or travel deep into the highland with one of our guides.

Price: One person per scooter ISK 18.500,-/Two persons per scooter ISK 14.000.-

Included: Overall, boots, gloves, helmet, fuel. Duration ½ hour, minimum 2 pers.

 

Super-Jeep Adventure:

On this tour we will explore Lake Mývatn's surroundings. Volcanic and geothermal activity near the lake has created a spectacular landscape and scenery. There will be many stops by the lake; such as at the thermal area of Námafjall, where you will see boiling mud pools and bubbling sulphur pits, an underground cave with hot spring, the dark city of Dimmuborgir, the lava sculptures and the beautiful woodland in the nature park Höfði. In high winter when the roads are covered with snow, it might be the only way to get really close to the lakeside.

Price: ISK 20.000 pr. person. Included: Super-jeep and English speaking driver-guide. Duration 3 hours, minimum is 2 pers.

 

Dettifoss Sightseeing:

Dettifoss is the most powerful waterfall in Europe and is unforgettable at winter time. This is an outstanding tour, where you get the opportunity to see the nature at its best. We do also see the waterfall Selfoss and the basalt canyon of the river Jökulsá. The drive to Dettifoss takes about 1 hour and then we walk down to the waterfalls in some snow conditions. It is a great fun but can sometimes be a little difficult to walk in the snow. So dress well and be prepared for everything.

Price: ISK 28.500 pr. person. Included: Mini bus, an English speaking driver-guide. Duration 4-5 hours, minimum 2 pers.

 

Myvatn Sightseeing:

Lake Mývatn is a wonderful place in both winter and summer. On this tour we will explore its surroundings. Volcanic and geothermal activity near the lake has created spectacular landscape and scenery. We will make many stops by the lake; such as at the thermal area of Námafjall, where you will see boiling mud pools and bubbling sulphur pits, an underground cave with hot spring, the dark city of Dimmuborgir, the lava sculptures and the beautiful woodland in the nature park Höfði. All this and many other spectacular areas awaits you on the Lake Mývatn wonder tour.

Price: ISK 16.500 pr. person. Included: Mini bus, an English speaking driver. Duration 4 hours, minimum 2 pers.

 

Evening Northern Lights Tour:

Lake Mývatn belongs to the highland of Iceland and is around 300 m above sea-level. This is why Lake Mývatn is a remarkable place to discover the Northern Lights. It is unforgettable to stop in the middle of nowhere, step out of the car, "the tranquility" and search for the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and not always to be seen, however, it can still be a great adventure. To warm you up we serve homemade bread, cakes and hot chocolate.

Price: ISK 16.500 pr. person.

Included: Mini bus, an English speaking driver-guide, cake and hot chocolate. Duration 3 hours, minimum 2 pers.

 

Country Tour:

The country tour introduces you to the locals. We take a look at an hydro-electric power station, see time past at the old turf farm and folk museum at Grenjaðarstaður. Then we drive to Húsavik, a small fishing village, and have a visit at the Whale Museum. The tour gives you a great view on the Icelandic way of life, past and present.

Price: ISK 20.000 pr. person. Included: Mini bus, an English speaking driver-guide. Duration 5 hours, minimum 2 pers.

 

Myvatn Nature Baths:

The lagoon is rich in unique combination of natural minerals and will get blue green algae and white silica mud in the future, which give the lagoon its soft, milky, aquamarine color. You will find a good dressing room, three different kinds of steam baths and a hot tub.

Price: ISK 4.000 pr. person. Included: Transfer. Not included: Admission to the Nature Baths. Duration 2-3 hours.

 

Cross Country Skiing:

The Lake Mývatn area and the surrounding highland are great for cross-country skiing. There is a good mixture of areas from easy walk to more demanding. Shorter tours are suitable for beginners to more experienced skiers. Long tours are for those with experience of cross-country skiing.

Beginner tour: Learn to walk on cross country skis and get closer to nature! Lake Mývatn and its surroundings offer great areas for cross country skiing. It is ideal to learn walking on cross country skis on a flat area like Lake Myvatn.

Price: ISK 7.500 pr. person. Included: Skis, boots and ski poles. Duration 1 hour, minimum 2 pers.

 

Lake Tour:

A short tour exploring the area of Lake Mývatn. You will be able to enjoy magnificent views from the lake to surrounding mountains. Walking on skis is a great way of travelling and getting closer to nature in winter time.

Price: ISK 10.000 pr. person. Included: Skis, boots and ski poles. Duration 2 hours, minimum 2 pers.

 

Go-Kart on Ice:

Usually go-kart driving is specially made for asphalt fields, but in Mývatnyou drive on the icy lake. The snow is cleaned away and you drive with studded tires.

 

Formula Ice Tour:

Driving go-kart on ice is quite different from driving on asphalt. Here you drive in a big circle and your abilities as a driver are obvious. Everybody that likes motor sport or just a light amusement should try this.

Price: ISK 6.000 pr. person. Included: Overall, boots, gloves, helmet and fuel. Duration approx. 10 minutes, minimum 4 pers.

 

Horse Riding on Ice:

The Icelandic horse is known to be sure-footed, willing and friendly by nature and extremely pleasant to ride. A better area in Iceland is hard to find that offers so Much variation of trekking routs.

 

Mývatn Horse Ride Tour:

The horseman at Álftagerði takes you on an adventure tour into the beautiful sites of Lake Mývatn and through the frozen lake.

Price: ISK 8.500 pr. person. Included: Horse rental, safety helmet and guidance. Duration 1 hour, minimum 2 pers.

 

Horse sledge Tour:

The sledge tour is a short round from the winter garden. The sledge can take 4 person and you travel on the frozen lake for ca. 10 minutes.

Price: ISK 6.000 pr. person. Included; Horse rental, safety helmet and guidance. Duration approx. 10 min.