As you leave Akureyri you will head for one of the most beautiful areas in Iceland – Lake Mývatn. Along the way you will stop at Gođafoss waterfall. This is a legendary waterfall, where an historical event took place in the year 1,000 when Icelanders converted to Christianity. The story goes that a so-called law speaker named Ţorkell disposed of the pagan gods by throwing them into the waterfall—thus the name, Gođafoss, which means the "waterfall of the gods". You will continue your journey to explore the natural wonders of Lake Mývatn and surrounding area with numerous highlights in, such as: the Dimmuborgir lava field, the Námaskarđ geothermal area, the Skútustađagígar pseudo craters, the nature baths, and Krafla Volcano. You will end today´s journey at Húsavík town, which is known to be the whale watching capital of the world.
Húsavík/ Lake Mývatn area