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Krafla Lava Fields

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Route 863, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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“lava fields” (106 reviews)
“viti crater” (27 reviews)
“power plant” (21 reviews)
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Route 863, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Extremely enjoyable walk, despite the strong and cold wind Takes about 15 min to reach the edge of the lava field, but mostly is at the same elevation on a very well beaten dirt track, so easy for every age Once reached the edge of...More

1  Thank BlueBoyTX
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Very nice couple of photos. That's it. It is on the road, so you don't loose any time by stopping and makes for some good shots.

Thank Dr_cooke
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Probably the weirdest landscape you'll see, all those geography lessons leap off the page here. Krafla also offers an easy walk to the Viti crater and plenty of sulphur and geothermal activity.

Thank Wags63
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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Probably the mosr intetesting thing to visit in Lake Myvatn . A visit to the visitor centre is informative The crater nearby easy to access .

Thank WHISKASyTORTU
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

The Viti crater just below Krafla is full of beautiful ultramarin water. You can walk around the crater and see the geothermal power station which is there as well.

Thank Monca77
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

My husband and I could not stop looking at each other and asking if this were real! Do yourself a favor and go out past the boardwalk and take the hikes through the lava fields. We were pretty much the only two people there (seems...More

1  Thank Amy G
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

All I could do was stand and stare in awe at the magnificence of the scene before me. Its a bit of a walk to get to the site of the most recent eruption, but it's an easy walk and well worth it.

Thank Kimberly J
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Be sure to walk past the boardwalk the views of the once active volcanoes are stunning - with steam vents of hot gases throughout a must see area !

Thank Travel M
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

We drove through steam then up the steep hill from Myvatn. At the top you look down on the bare smoking plain. Park your car and walk past pools of bubbling mud and piles of stones from which clouds of steam hiss. Watch people wander...More

Thank Lynn H
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

You feel like you have stepped into another world. The lava fields make you feel as if you are maybe walking on Mars. The paths are quite negotiable and the sites are just amazing. I kept stopping to look around and to take pictures.

Thank Har826
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Rotagal
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Joop V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rotagal, It depents how far you want to enter the fields. From the B roads you can have a good enough impression.
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HoboWannaBe
July 17, 2017|
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Response from angelfish28 | Reviewed this property |
The answer for Iceland is all of the above. Plan for wind and rain, and also for sun. The weather really can change every 5 minutes. Light waterproof layers are the way to go. Don't miss the leirhnjukur lava field hike, it's... More
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Response from Dr_cooke | Reviewed this property |
No, it's just by the main road
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