Tours operated by Snowdogs
Dog Sledding experience by Lake Mývatn, North Iceland

Dog sledding is a unique experience and a great winter activity to do here in Iceland. Snow Dogs offers dog sledding tours and Kennel visit by Lake Mývatn, North Iceland.

Come and meet our unchained Siberian Husky sled dogs and experience the sport of dog sledding  Visit our pack of husky dog  at our kennel and see how excited they are  to work and pull the sleds. Moreover, see how friendly, gentle but also extremely  intelligent the dogs are,  and more importantly how much other love to cuddle. Snow Dogs would  love to share the delight of our huskies with everyone, including children above the age of 2 years old.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         With Snow Dogs Iceland we  have created a unique environment centered on tour sled dogs,  where we emphasize respect for the huskies  and focus on their well being. At our kennel  we have 20-25 Siberian Husky Sled Dogs, which means we can give each one plenty of attention. Also,  we keep them unchained so they can socialize in fenced areas at our kennel.


Snow Dogs is based by Lake Mývatn, a beautiful nature reserve area in the North of Iceland. This area  is the northern lights capital of Iceland, so one  of the best places to see the Aurora Borealis (northern lights during your time in Iceland.  There are many unique places to visit here by Lake Mývatn like the amazing lava formation at Dimmuborgir, boiling mud puts at Hverir, Grjótagjá hot water caves and the Myvatn Nature Baths where you can bath in the hot geothermal water.


The Lake Mývatn area is quite remote but still easy to access:


  • About 480 km from the capital Reykjavík.  About 6-7 hour drive in good weather.
  • There are short flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri ( or Husavík (
  • It takes about 1-1.5 hours to drive from Akureyri and Húsavík to Lake Mývatn. Easy to rent a 4x4 car.
  • We can arrange pick up service from Húsavík and Akureyri.
  • Geo Travel offers private Lake Mývatn day tours and multi night packages(


We recommend that you sleep the night before your tour in the Lake Mývatn area, and there are plenty of hotels and guest houses open all year round.


 We start our dog sledding tours from our farm Heiði. Heiði is located close to Lake Mývatn, see the where we are tab for our exact location. In late April and May when snow is melting from the area around our farm and Kennel at Heiði, we will move our tours to higher grounds were there is good snow.


Equipment: Snow Dogs will provide you with warm overalls and gloves if you need.


Please dress warm and bring a pair of sunglasses.


Snow dogs


660 Mývatn


+354 847 7199


Tours operated by Snowdogs
Dog Sledding experience by Lake Mývatn, North Iceland
Tours operated by Snowdogs
Dog Sledding experience by Lake Mývatn, North Iceland