Myvatn is known for its mud pools and craters, and is one of the most popular places in the northern Iceland to visit.

Myvatn is one of Iceland’s most popular tourist destinations for many reasons. The area is renowned for its awesome natural beauty, with volcanic eruptions having played a crucial role in the formation of the landscape in ancient times.

Myvatn derives its name from the blood-sucking gnat (Do not be alarmed it is not as annoying as the common mosquito and is strictly seasonal).

Myvatn is famous for its bird life which lives off the gnat and is home to more species of ducks than any other place on earth.