Askja & Holuhraun Super Jeep Day Tour

June - October Daily About 13 hours North East Iceland Easy

This 12hr Super Jeep tour is an exciting sightseeing opportunity in North Iceland. On this enlightening tour we’ll experience all the best that North Iceland has to offer when it comes to geology, history, and biology.

We’ll pick you up from the Icelandair Hotel by Lake Mývatn, and whisk you away to the Highlands, starting with Herðubreiðarlindir fresh-water springs.

The main attraction of this trip has to be the Askja Caldera, where we’ll hike to the stunning Víti explosion crater, it’s an easy to moderate 2,5km hike from the parking lot. Once there you can take in the surrounding nature or enjoy a soak at Víti, the crater water is 18-24°C, so bring your swimsuit if you’re feeling brave!

Next up we’ll head to Holuhraun lava field, still fresh from it’s 7-month long volcanic eruption in 2014.

These are just some of the beautiful sights you’ll see on our thrilling and comprehensive Super Jeep tour.

Tour highlights

  • Askja Caldera volcanic area
  • Viti Explosion Crater
  • Drekagil Gully
  • Holuhraun 2014 eruption sight
  • Dyngjusandur desert
  • Herdubreidarlindir oasis
  • Hrossaborg Crater
  • Gljufrasmidur Waterfall


  • 12hr Super Jeep Tour

Not included

  • Food and drink not provided but we can provide packed lunch that is prepared at Hotel Laxa as an optional extra

Good to know

  • This is a 11-13 hour tour into the wilderness of Iceland, please remember to bring enough food and water for the whole day. We recommend that you bring food for 2 X meals, some snacks and plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • Please remember to wear water- and windproof clothing (including shoes) that will keep you warm and dry.
  • We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and warm socks as well.

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