North Iceland is an expansive, enchanting region, where you can find all of Iceland’s attractive aspects. All around, something is offered to suit everyone, such as trips to other towns, out to islands, or into the highlands to view mountains, hot springs, waterfalls, glacial rivers, volcanic craters, extraordinary landscape and other geological features. Book the North Iceland Highlights Tour.
We head of at our own pace on the North Iceland Highlights Tour and take our time taking in the power and beauty of the North.
North Iceland Highlights Tour Details
We start at Goðafoss, the waterfall of the Gods. We drive up Bárðardalur along the glacial river Skjálfandafljót and visit Aldeyjarfoss.
We drive over to the lake Mývatn area and start at the Skútustaðir Pseudocraters and admire the beautiful landscape surrounding Lake Myvatn.
Dimmuborgir Lava Park where we see very unusual lava formations and pillars, caves and fissures. Some believe that these rock formations are Trolls that turned to stone. We go to lunch at a local restaurant or café.
We will visit famous locations where parts of the series Game of Thrones was filmed like Grjótagjá cave and Höfði cape. We will visit the geothermal area of Hverir.
We drive into the large lava field of the 1875 eruption in Askja, Ódáðahraun. We admire the amazing scenery formed by both fire and the glacial river Jökulsá á Fjöllum, the landscape is out this world. There we will visit Europe´s most powerful waterfall Dettifoss.
On the way back we can have dinner at the Cowshed restaurant, a local restaurant which specializes in courses from farm to table.
What is included
- Pickup and dropoff
- Super jeep
- Expert local guide/driver and bottled water.
What is not included
- Lunch pack
- Lunch at any local restaurant
- Two course dinner at the Cowshed restaurant.
What to bring: Sturdy shoes for walking/hiking, clothing and outerwear suitable for rainy or chilly weather. Sunglasses. Don´t forget your camera!
Good to know: We will stop at a local restaurant or a café for refreshments if a lunch pack is not taken as extra. Your safety is our first priority so itinerary might be altered due to bad weather or road conditions, the duration of the tour might extend or we might have to cancel the tour if weather or other conditions are not in our favor.
Price: 165.000.- isk per vehicle, max 6 persons. For more than 6 persons or larger groups, please contact us for a quote.
We love to do something out of the ordinary so if you have any requests of itinerary changes please contact us.