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Lake Myvatn, Iceland

Northern Lights & Lake Myvatn, Iceland

5-day Tailor-made journey


Short description

Hunt for the Northern Lights on the shores of Iceland's beautiful Lake Myvatn


  • Spend a day at leisure exploring Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city
  • Enjoy two evenings of Northern Lights viewing amid the volcanic landscapes of Lake Myvatn
  • Visit Akureyri, a lively fishing port and Northern Iceland’s cultural heartbeat

In Brief

  • 1 Night Reykjavík
  • 2 Nights Mývatn
  • 1 Night Reykjavík


Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Natural world | Off the beaten track | Short break | Winter

This five-day tour combines a stay by beautiful Lake Myvatn with two nights in the capital Reykjavik, giving you plenty of opportunity to experience a range of sightseeing and winter activities.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Fly from the UK to Keflavik airport, just outside Reykjavik, and check into Hotel Reykjavik Natura, a popular hotel situated just 20-minutes by foot from the city centre. Spend the rest of the day exploring the world’s northernmost capital at your leisure.

Stay: Hotel Reykjavík Natura (Standard)

Days 2-3
Lake Myvatn

After breakfast, transfer to Reykjavik’s domestic airport, located in the city’s downtown area, and fly to Akureyri, from where you’ll be transferred to Lake Myvatn. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the area and dinner at Sel Hotel Myvatn. The next day head out to explore the shores and surrounding wetlands of Lake Myvatn, a large and shallow eutrophic lake which supports an exceptionally rich ecosystem, thanks to the area’s mineral-rich soil and sparkling volcanicity. Each evening offers the chance to observe the floating forms of the Northern Lights.

Stay: Sel Hotel Mývatn, Iceland (Standard)

Meals: B D

Day 4

Visit the town of Akureyri, the trade and cultural centre of northern Iceland and a lively fishing port set by a scenic fjord. In the afternoon you’ll catch a flight back to Reykjavik where you’ll spend a further night at Hotel Reykjavik Natura.

Stay: Hotel Reykjavík Natura (Standard)

Meals: B

Day 5

Head to the Blue Lagoon, famed for its mineral-rich waters, for a relaxing end to your holiday. Return to Keflavik airport in time for your return flight.

Meals: B


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