Askja Day Tour_19353

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Askja Day Tour

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Duration
time-raw12 hours
Difficulty
Challenging
Starting point
Fjallasýn
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Embark on an exciting tour of the rarely explored grounds of Askja. Experience a sensationally scenic drive through Icelandic desert, as you venture over rocky roads and craters in a remote exploration of the virgin lands of Askja. You will have the full attention of our professional guides as you take in the picturesque views of this magnificent landscapes and enjoy outdoor fun like taking a deep in the warm waters of natural baths.

What to expect?

  • From Lake Mývatn, we take the road towards the Hrossaborg crater, where we turn on road F88 (a gravel road).

  • We will then cross the rivers Grafarlandaá and Lindá and make a stop in the Herðubreiðarlindir nature reserve (nearby mt. Herðubreið).

  • Later, we will head to Dyngjufjöll, to see the Drekagil canyon, and then the Askja caldera.

  • From the parking by Vikraborgir (craters), we take a walk to lake Askja and the Víti crater (about 2.4 km long).

  • During summer 2015, we changed our usual itinerary and added a visit to Holuhraun, the new lava field from the 2014 eruption.

  • Finally, we return to Mývatn.

What is included?

  • Transportation
  • Guidance (in English)
  • Highland’s service day fee

Is this experience for me?

  • Most people can participate
  • Moderate body fitness is required

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves & a coat (dependant on weather)
  • Packed food, as there are no restaurants in Askja area

Additional Information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

Meeting point

  • Meet at the Mývatnsstofa Information Center in Mývatn area, next to the supermarket in the village Reykjahlíð.

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