What you will do
A comprehensive tour over Iceland's largest caldera, Askja. After viewing the surroundings of Lake Myvatn from the air you will fly to the South, over Ódáðahraun (the largest continous lava field in Iceland) towards Askja, which is a stratovolcano in the central highlands, reaching up to 4954 ft (1510 m.) in height and only is accessible few months of the year, except by air! After passing Askja we will take you over the newly formed lava field at Holuhraun. There you will see the aftermath of a 6 month volcanic eruption creating the largest lava field in Iceland since 1783. The size is approx. 85km2(33 sq mi) and the crater is around 700m long and 80m high. Seen from the air you will get a more profound understanding of its unique geology and impressive molding of land. While returning we fly by Mt. Herðubreið, often called the Queen of Icelandic mountains. From there we fly back to Lake Mývatn, over Hverfjall, Námafjall with the tour normally ending over Krafla before returning to Reykjahlid airfield.
- Minimum two passengers on each flights.
- Two types of aircraft carrying up to 8 passengers.
- Flights are subject to weather conditions.
- Tours can always be modified to meet your needs, e.g pick-up and drop-off on different locations.
1 hour 15 minutes
Pick-up Point Note
Tours can always be modified to meet your needs, e.g pick-up and drop-off on different locations.
Provided byMyflug Air
Mýflug Air is an Icelandic, EASA approved airline specializing in air ambulance and charter flights, with more than 25 years flying experience. We also conduct calibration flights and during summers we offer sightseeing flights from Lake Mývatn in Northern Iceland. We have worked closely with most of the domestic airlines in Iceland through the years, and in recent years we have also conducted flights on behalf of the Icelandic Coast Guard. Our pilots are highly experienced in flying under demanding conditions and our team is dedicated to providing the best and most efficient service possible!
Mýflug operates according to EASA OPS 695/2012 and has flight operators license AOC/014
Terms & Conditions
- The coupon will be valid for 12 months from the purchase date.
- General cancellation policy applies.
- This coupon is under general terms and conditions.