Askja Super Jeep Tour From Akureyri

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Overview

Experience the barren interior of Iceland and the lunar-like landscape where NASA trained the Apollo Astronauts. On this Askja Caldera tour you also catch a glimpse of iconic natural wonders such as Herðubreið Mountain, Herðubreiðarlindir Oasis and Jökulsá á Fjöllum Glacial River. You might also be able to spot trolls, ghosts and other creatures that are said to live in the area and have haunted travelers for centuries.
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Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
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We drive across vast stretches of sand and fields of lava on a rugged mountain track towards Mt. Herðubreið, Iceland's national mountain. A short stop is made at Herðubreiðarlindir, an oasis in the desert. The Drekagil gully is explored before driving into the Askja caldera where we park next to craters from the 1961 eruption. From there we walk to Lake Askja and Víti, an explosion crater formed in 1875. The hike to Askja Caldera is around 30 minutes easy walk each way. In 2014 Holuhraun lava fields were formed in a massive eruption in central Iceland and this tour takes us also the the sight near Vatnajökull Glacier, the biggest glacier in Europe. This tour is an extensive exploration to the Iceland Highland were you experience the true power and beauty of Iceland's nature.
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Inclusions for Askja Super Jeep Tour From Akureyri

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Driver/guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Small-group tour

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Exclusions for Askja Super Jeep Tour From Akureyri

  • Food and drinks

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved, bring good shoes

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • This trip was magnificent from start to finish. The tour Guide was wonderful. He was inspiring, informative, a great driver and communicated his knowledge, his love of his country and his heritage to us with clarity and humour. I felt perfectly safe driving in the rough terrain with him. He is indeed Number 1.

USD 432.79