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Tours | The Diamond Circle
Picture by David Phan


There are many ways of experiencing the Diamond Circle, one of which is joining a tour offered by the local tour operators that operate all year round. The typologies of tours or excursions are very varied and meet a wide range of interests.

Fjallasýn - based only a few kilometers out of Húsavík, this company offers sightseeing tours in the Diamond (including Gjástykki) and its surroundings and more specialized tours as well (hiking, birdwatching,…). Departures are from the town or from Mývatn.

Saga Travel – travel agency located in Akureyri (and with an office in Mývatn) which has got a wide offer of tours of any kind (sightseeing, activity, culture related) with bird-watching and evening tours playing a main role. Most of the tours take place in the Diamond Circle (including Gjástykki and Lofthellir) and its surroundings.

Geotravel - this tour operator has a base in Mývatn and focuses on sustainable travels, with the most popular tours being on the highlands and in same parts of the Circle (including Gjástykki).

Active North – located in Ásbyrgi, this tour company offers a range of nature activity and adventure tours, in particular hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding in the Diamond Circle.

Mývatn Tours – based in Reykjahlíð, in Mývatn, this operator runs tours to the highlands area of Askja and Herðubreiðarlindir.

Mýflug Air – this airline is based at Mývatn Airport and is specialized in sightseeing flights over the highlights of the Diamond Circle, the highlands and Grímsey.



Heading picture by David Phan


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