Diamond Circle Classic | Akureyri - North

Diamond Circle Classic | Akureyri - North

Skip the Golden Circle, take North Iceland’s Diamond Circle instead! Starting from Akureyri, follow this very scenic route to the pace of majestic waterfalls, Goðafoss and Dettifoss, the rich volcanic and geothermal features of Lake Mývatn area, the dramatic landscapes of Jökulsá shaped by massive glacier floods. Explore the Arctic Coast Way, ranked 3rd essential European destination to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Less explored, yet just as spectacular, with sights such as Ásbyrgi Canyon and Húsavík fishing town. Your chance to try the newly opened temple of relaxation: GeoSea Geothermal Baths (not included). Available from May 16 to October 15.

Operated by: Saga Travel

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Meeting Point: Free pick-up at Akureyri hotels, guesthouses, harbour & airport.

  • Note that this tour is also available from Reykjavík, and as a private tour upon request


  • Soak in the beauty of Lake Mývatn area (Short Photo Stops)
  • Witness the power of Nature at Vatnajökull National Park
  • Listen to the thunder of Dettifoss Waterfall
  • Explore the impressive Hljóðaklettar Columnar Rock Formations
  • Discover Ásbyrgi Canyon, shelter of the Gods
  • Enjoy rich birdlife on Tjörnes Peninsula
  • Get up close and personal with the Puffin (from May to early August)
  • Experience the charm of Husavík Village


  • Guidance
  • Transportation


Please bring

  • Warm parka
  • Warm sweater or fleece jacket
  • Gloves
  • Woolen cap
  • Shoes suited to terrain
  • Water bottle
  • Pre-packed lunch
  • Swimming suit + towel
  • Camera

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