Journey Into the Glacier - From Glacier Edge



Journey Into the Glacier - From Glacier Edge

Embark on an exciting journey into the world´s largest man-made ice cave! A once in a lifetime adventure, this tour takes you around, onto and into the second largest glacier in Europe, Langjökull in West Iceland. Ride in a monster truck to the unique 550 m/1,800 ft long man-made ice tunnel and caves, located high on the glacier. Enter another world, admire the crevasses and the stunning blue ice which has taken hundreds of years to develop. The tour departs from the glacier edge. Shuttle service available from Húsafell. Departure all year.

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Langjökull Glacier in Iceland

Langjökull (meaning 'Long Glacier') is the second largest glacier in Iceland (1,355 m). It is located in the western highlands of Iceland and is the nearest large glacier to Reykjavík. It has an area of about 950 km² and is about 50 km long and 15-20 km wide. The ice cap rests on a massif of hyaloclastite mountains which rise highest under its southern and northern parts. 

Highlights

  • See the stunning blue ice in the heart of the glacier
  • Experience an incredible glacial environment
  • Ride in a specialist 8-wheel-drive monster glacier truck
  • Learn about the glacier ice cap and surroundings from top experts
  • See the effects of global warming with your own eyes

Included

  • 8-wheel-drive monster glacier truck tour to the Ice Cave on Langjökull Glacier
  • Admission to the Ice Cave
  • English speaking driver / guide / audio guidance 

Bring with you

  • Warm clothing mandatory, winter and summer
  • Waterproof shoes and warm socks
  • Base and mid layer clothing
  • Waterproof and warm coat
  • Hat & gloves
  • Sunglasses

Information

  • Departure from Klaki Base camp, by glacier Langjökull edge
  • Meeting point for the shuttle is in Husafell. The shuttle leaves 40 minutes before the Ice Cave departure.

8 - 9 hour tour available from Reykjavík

 

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