Experience the northern lights in the stunning surroundings of Lake Mývatn and treat yourself to relaxation in the darkness of the nights.
North Iceland is one of the best areas for viewing the aurora borealis in Iceland. There are countless opportunites for outdoor recreation and activities to suit everyone‘s interest. Mývatn district attracts nature lovers, because of its distinctive and colourful landscape.
An optional visit to the most powerful waterfall Dettifoss and the great canyon is a meaningful experience. Adding a touch of coastal culture, the town Húsavík is well located as a center with variable sceneries and opportunities around.
At the end of a great day you can relax in the nature baths of Lake Mývatn with the possibility of witnessing the amazing display of northern lights while soaking in the warm baths.
Sunday – Thursday.
Monday – Friday.
Tuesday – Saturday.
Thursday – Monday.
Saturday – Wednesday.
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Travel Season: October - March
Minimum 2 passengers.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Keflavík airport and transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavík.
Day 2: Sightseeing around the Lake Mývatn – Norhtern Lights
Flight in the morning to Húsavík, North Iceland, where a guide will pick you up at the airport.
Renowned for its natural beauty, the Mývatn area is one of Iceland‘s most treasured nature pearls. It has been protected by special law since 1974 and is listed among internationally important wetlands according to the Ramsar Convention.
During the day you will explore the highlights of the area, including lava rocks, geothermal areas, craters and other geologcial wonders. You will also visit informative exhibition about the lake, nature and culture, and last but not least the Mývatn Nature Baths. During the evening you might get a chance to view the northern lights.
Day 3: Optional Excursions
Open for personalized planning. There are various options for daytime activities in the area and during the evening you have another chance to see the northern lights.
Examples of optional activities (not included in the price):
- Selection of sightseeing tours by super-jeeps or busses.
- Snowmobile tours.
- Local food and traditions.
- Mývatn Nature Baths.
Day 4: Reykjavík
Transport to Húsavík Airport and flight back to Reykjavík. In Reykjavík you‘ll be picked up from the domestic airport and taken to your hotel. The day is free to your disposal.
Day 5: Departure
Departure transfer from your accommodation to the airport or prolong your stay in Reykjavík.
Please note that the itinerary can change due requested departure times and days from Reykjavík.
Price available on request
- 4 nights including breakfast.
- Return flight from Reykjavík to Húsavík, including airport taxes.
- Return Flybus transfers Keflavík - Reykjavík.
- Transport and a Professional English speaking driver guide on day two.
- Lodging tax.
Esja Travel supports - the Icelandic Environment Association Landvernd with a EUR 5 donation for every traveller booked on a package tour.
- Lunch, dinner and entrance fee to Mývatn Nature Baths.