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Askja Caldera - Highlands of Iceland - Víti Explosion Crater - Drekagil Gully - Glacier River - Europe's Biggest Desert - Vatnajökull National Park
Your Private Askja & Holuhraun Day Tour
We start our Askja and Holuhraun private day tour from Lake Mývatn. From There we head into the highlands. There the wilderness, wide spaces, geology and natural freshwater springs are awe inspiring.
Having a private tour to Askja Caldera means that the day is altered to your interest. Often we decide to leave earlier in the morning or later in the day to set ourself of the time of other tour heading for Askja on that same day. Also the rout and hiking routs can be altered to your interests. The Askja tours provides numerous opportunities for extra stops and walks.
Askja Caldera region has for long lured travelers into the heart of the highlands. The lunar landscape of Askja, the was open deserts of Ódáðahraun, freshwater springs of Svartá and Herðubreiðarlindir. Now Also the incredible new lava field Holuhraun witch was Iceland’s largest lava flow in 230 years. As a result of this great volume of magma the lava field is still steaming hot!
On this enlightening tour we will focus on nature experience. Since this is a private tour the schedule is flexible and tailor made to your needs. This means that we alway’s have that extra time if needed.
The Askja Private tour is popular for photographers who want to take that extra time you need for your perfect photo. The hiking in Askja Caldera to Víti explosion crater is 2,5 km and takes around 35 to 45 minutes one way. Difficulty level is easy to moderate depending on snow levels and weather conditions. Once at Víti we will take our time and absorb the incredible atmosphere of Askja.
A standard Askja private tour can have 4-6 passenger pr. super jeep (with 5-6persons the jeep is a bit crowded but possible for families and groups) For bigger groups we provide Bigger Jeeps 🙂
Note: Have in mind that the area is in the mid-highlands of Iceland where snow can linger the better part of the summer. Bring warm clothes, waterproof jacket and pants, sunglasses, sunblock, good hiking shoes/boots for walking in snow, food and water.