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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri

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Akureyri, Iceland
Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri
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icon10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

If you only have time for one day trip from Akureyri, make it a tour of the Diamond Circle, a circuit that takes in some of North Iceland’s most impressive natural wonders. This full-day small-group tour visits the Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls, the Hverir hot springs, Lake Mývatn, and the Víti crater. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Full-day Diamond Circle tour from Akureyri
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Mývatn, Godafoss waterfall, and Dettifoss Waterfall
  • Marvel at the dramatic landscapes of the Hverir geothermal area, Krafla Volcano, and Jökulsárgljúfur glacial canyon
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pickup and round-trip transport
  • Small-group tour limited to 8 people ensures a personalised experience
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Driver/guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Lunch

Departure Point

Hof, Strandgata 12, 600 Akureyri, Iceland

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Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your tour begins with pickup from your Akureyri hotel in time for an 8am departure. Traveling aboard a 4x4, set out to explore the Diamond Circle tourist route and discover the natural wonders of Northern Iceland.

After making the first stop of the day at the mighty Godafoss Waterfall, continue to Lake Mývatn, where you’ll have ample time to take in the otherworldly scenery. Jump out to explore the geothermal area of Hverir and learn more about the region’s unique geology as you walk across the ancient lava fields, past smoking fumaroles and bubbling mud pools. Admire views of Mt. Námafjall and Krafla Volcano, and stop to take photos of the Víti crater.

After lunch (own expense), pay a visit to the Dettifoss Waterfall, famously the most powerful waterfall in Europe, measuring an impressive 148-foot (45 meter) high and 328-foot (100 meter) wide. Continue along the vast Ásbyrgi Canyon in the Jökulsárgljúfur National Park, and enjoy views over the horseshoe-shaped canyon, the Vesturdalur valley, and the legendary ‘Whispering Cliffs’ of Hljodaklettar. On the drive back to Akureyri, stop by Húsavík village, renowned for its geothermal hot springs.

After an unforgettable day exploring the Diamond Circle, return to Akureyri, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel around 7pm.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn is a volcanic lake in northern Iceland.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Dettifoss Waterfall
most powerful waterfall in europe
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Hverir
bowling mud pits
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Namafjall
Amazing view, just like another planet
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Viti Crater
Crater with lake inside
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Husavik
Fishing village
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Longest walking time is 40 minutes
  • Bringing Warm clothes, Good hiking shoes, Water bottle, Lunch pack is recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Star Travel Iceland

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.

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Good tour with many landscapes never...
Johnson C
, Aug 2017
Good tour with many landscapes never seen before. Good tour guide Reynir. Remember dress warmly and water-proof clothes. Also with good shoes suitable for hiking.

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