Iceland snowmobile tour

This item appears on page 31 of the June 2021 issue.

In northern Iceland in winter, visitors can take a snowmobile tour on frozen Lake Mývatn with Nonni Travel (Brekkygata 5, Akureyri, Iceland; phone +354 461 1841, Guests at base camp will receive snowmobile lessons and safety instructions (no previous experience necessary), then follow the guide onto the lake for a leisurely paced 1-hour tour.

Tour members meet 20 minutes before start time at the Mývatn Visitors Centre (Hraunvegur 8, Mývatn; phone +354 464 4460), whence they will be transferred to the starting point. Each driver must present a valid driver’s license.

Tours are offered twice daily, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sept.-April. The cost is ISK19,900 (near $157) per person for two people sharing or ISK25,600, single. Safety gear and additional warm clothes (if needed) are included.