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Askja and Holuhraun Day Tour from Lake Myvatn
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“viti crater” (3 reviews)
“super jeep” (4 reviews)
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"viti crater"
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"ranger station"
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"super jeep"
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"river crossing"
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"worth the trip"
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"lava fields"
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"caldera"
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"snow"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's not exactly easy to get to. You can either take one of the Highland Busses or go by yourself. Definitely needs 4wd to get through the river crossings on the way. Scenery is absolutely stunning, never seen anything like this before. Bizarre Lava Formations...More

Thank ocharni
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing route to Askja. We drove from the south of Myvatn to Askja via a really tough road. The road itself is not on Google but is is on the map of Iceland (it has no number). You will drive though the...More

Thank Ferry K
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

A moderate walk through soft snow for about 30 min slighty uphill with an enormous reward! Once you arrive, the first thing you see is the lake. Dissapointing? At first sight yes, but go 100m further and then... you see the Askja crater filled with...More

Thank ChrisDessein
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Desert like area full of grey dust and sand in the midle of nohwere. Nice trip to crater where is located the lake. Trek is easy but took cca 3-4 hours one way.

Thank Jan T
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Going to Askja is not and easy task from lake Myvatn at least!!! 3,5 hours (to get there )of rough driving, roads not well indicated, many deep ( up to 50 ? cm) rivers to cross..its a long day with the walk and exploring overthere......More

Thank Nadia V
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Reviewed January 28, 2017

If you plan a trip to Iceland you cannot miss Askja lava desert and caldera. You definitely need a 4x4 outlander to drive there safely (SUV are not recommended) and then you have to walk for another hour to reach the caldera but once you...More

Thank franco_muc
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Title say it all, I was amaze by what I have seen and the road in our tiny Jimny was fun. The caldera and crater there are very beautiful. Didn't go for a swim though, was very slippery because of the rain. Meet a very...More

1  Thank Marjorie S
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

We drove to Askja in October 2016, it's just the end of the season and thus a couple of days after the road was closed. Drive from Myvatn Route 1 -> F905 -> F910, then about 40 minutes walk from Vikraborgir Car Park to Viti...More

1  Thank Kaspler
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

I did this tour with Estja in a mini-bus. The driver was kind and let us film when the bus crossed a river. We had a guide Stafania who was very knowledgeable, and made sure time passed well by telling us icelandic jokes and stories....More

1  Thank rose m
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Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We've used F901 -> F905 ->F910 and crossed all the rivers with no problem. In spite of investing a lot of time in Web search, I have not been able to find the most useful advice: stop near the tourist information on F901 ( 65.37397°N...More

4  Thank mdmitry
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Charley H
August 7, 2016|
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Response from BaldvinE |
Hey Charley H You can access Askja from Akureyri or Lake Mývatn. Various companies offer day tours from both locations, for example Saga Travel, the company I work for. Best Regards Baldvin Esra Saga Travel
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Marco B
March 23, 2016|
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It does not matter where you begin in Möðrudalur or Mývatn. But you can´t go from Golden Circle through the highlands on normal caror 2wd. There is rivers you have to cross and bad road. You have to take ring road nr. 1. You... More
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