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Lake Mývatn area - geology and geothermal energy

Lake Mývatn area - geology and geothermal energy

Tour by Akureyri Touring Club
Akureyri Touring Club

Departure at 8

Tour in private cars from the club office, Strandgata 23.

Departure from geothermal energy plant Kröflustöð at 9:30 am.
Tour guide: Þóroddur Þóroddsson

Drive to Kröfluvirkjun, walk to Hrafntinnuhrygg and from there up to Krafla (827 m), which is an excellent viewpoint. Then the route goes down to Víti and to Þríhnúkur, where you can see Leirhnjúkur, from there you walk over lava to Kröflustöð.
Walk along paths and peatlands, the path is generally easy, although there may be some clay in parts of it.

Total distance 10-11 km.
Walking elevation 500 m.
Price: 3,000/4,500. Included: Tour guide.

Saturday, September 16
Strandgata 23, Akureyri