Feast your eyes on the stark contrasts of Viti Crater, a steep volcanic basin 300 m (985 ft) in diameter and featuring a lake at the bottom. The crater was formed centuries ago during a massive volcanic eruption. Hike up to the top for views of the lake and its steaming thermal vents, as well as the surrounding mountains. To visit Viti Crater and other attractions in Reykjahlid, use our Reykjahlid road trip site.
Tours to Viti Crater
$345 BOOK WITH VIATOR Askja & Holuhraun, Super Jeep Day Tour from Lake Myvatn
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
$262 BOOK WITH VIATOR Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri
Duration: 11 hours
Viti Crater reviews
Nice crater, you can walk around it and even hike on top of it.There is a hiking path around the summit for which you need approx. 15 minutes. Beautiful crater lake in emerald color, just within 10..... more »
Beautiful and very close to everything. Well worth a visit. Easy to stop and peaceful and quiet, Beautiful sceanery. more »
Amazing view! 20 meters from praking lot
Absolutely loved it!! One of the highlights in my north of Iceland roadtrip - there are actually 2 craters here, both blue in colour. Honestly this place is so cool.
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