©

Lake Myvatn trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Build your own package
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Iceland  /  Northeast Region  /  Lake Myvatn

Lake Myvatn

4.2
Waterfalls · Hot Springs · Geologic Formations
Considered by some to be the most unusual, beautiful, and interesting spots in northeast Iceland, the Myvatn lake boasts striking volcanic scenery and a rich array of fauna. This shallow body of water is well known among birdwatchers for the vast number of birds that visit here, particularly ducks. However, it is perhaps the flocks of midges that leave a more lasting impression on visitors. The dense population of these tiny flies actually gives the lake its name: Myvarn translates into "the lake of midges." Nevertheless, with a healthy dose of bug spray, visitors can still enjoy the wild, weird, and wonderful landscape for which Iceland is famous. Make your own Lake Myvatn vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Iceland trip itinerary builder site.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Places to visit in Lake Myvatn

Popular things to do in Lake Myvatn

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Lake Myvatn

See all ›
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Lake Myvatn

4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Tours in Lake Myvatn

4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Lake Myvatn

4.2
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2 hours