ASKJA CLASSIC - FOR 40 YEARS THIS SUMMER

Day tour to Askja and Herðubreiðarlindir. Unforgettable tour and the most popular one since 1980. The original Askja Tour.

Tours

Explore our selection of tours

Askja Classic #1

Our most popular tour!

Askja & relaxation #2

Askja Classic and a Nature Bath

Askja and whale watching #3

Askja Classic and Whale Watching Combined!

North Iceland Experience #4

Askja Classic with a Nature Bath and Whale Watching

Askja & Holuhraun Super Jeep Day Tour

Superjeep tour to a new Volcano eruption site

Húsavík Original Whale Watching

The Original Húsavík Whale Watching tour

Lofthellir Ice-Cave Exploration

Explore Ice Formations!

Northern Lights tour from Lake Mývatn

See the northern lights!

Wild Reindeer Experience

See wild reindeer roaming around!

ASKJA

RAW NATURE

Askja is an enormous caldera and central volcano in the Dyngjufjöll mountains, north of Vatnajökull glacier. The caldera is a bedrock subsidence located above a massive magma chamber, and is still ‘in the making’. Askja was not explored until the nineteenth century, but a series of eruptions in 1874-1875, especially a very powerful explosive eruption in March 1875, caught the attention of the local people as well as scientists. In the massive eruption in 1875, the volcano erupted approximately 2 billion cubic meters of ash and pumice, and a new caldera was formed inside the older one. In the following decades the new caldera was filled with water, and now contains the 11km² Lake Öskjuvatn, which is also one of the deepest lakes in Iceland (220m). The Askja volcano erupted a few times in the 1920s, but the latest eruption was in the autumn of 1961.

Our Fleet

you can also rent a bus from us

ASKJA

45 seats

ASKJA2

33 seats

ASKJA1

37 seats

If our tours don’t fit your needs, we can arrange a bus and create a tour to fit your needs.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us!

Tel: +354 464 1920

myvatntours@gmail.com

What Our Customers Say

reviews from Tripadvisor

"The tour was a great experience, great guide and awesome landscapes. The caldera of Askja is absolutely worth a visit."
"Great ride, great views, a bumpy ride but entertaining thanks to the views and comments of the co-pilot, we liked the ride and the views of the end are splendid, I recommend it a lot, sorry for the hard ride, a lot of jumping."
"We were stunned by the epic beauty on this tour! It was a collection of otherworldly landscapes, each of which impressed the senses. Two big thumbs up!."