Askja Caldera & Viti Crater | East Highlands Day Tour

Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
12 hours
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English

Walk in the footsteps of the first men on the moon on the Askja Lunar tour. Leaving from Lake Mývatn, this incredible trip takes you into the desolate, rugged Highlands of Iceland,...

Walk in the footsteps of the first men on the moon on the Askja Lunar tour. Leaving from Lake Mývatn, this incredible trip takes you into the desolate, rugged Highlands of Iceland, and incorporates visits to volcanoes, craters, a stunning nature reserve and a geothermally heated lake that you are invited to bask in.

You will be picked up at Reykjahlíð in the Lake Mývatn area in the morning, in a four-wheel-drive bus. Once your group is aboard, you will begin your journey into the Highlands. This wilderness is unimaginably beautiful, and a sight very few are lucky enough to be able to see. It is advised to keep your camera in hand for the duration of your drive, for there will be many striking features en route that you will want to photograph.

On your way to Askja, you will stop in the stret...

Included

English guide
Transportation in a 4x4 vehicle

Activities

Sightseeing
Hot Spring Bathing

Attractions

Highlands
Mývatn
Askja
Víti by Askja
Herðubreið
Herðubreiðarlindir
Reykjahlíð
East Fjords

What to bring

Warm clothes
Food and water for the day
Swimsuit
Camera

Good to know

It is possible to take a swim in the Víti caldera when conditions prove favourable, so pack your swimsuit just in case such a wonderful opportunity arises. Please also remember to pack food and water, since there are no shops in the Highlands of Iceland.