Journey Into the Glacier - From Reykjavík



Journey Into the Glacier - From Reykjavík

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 have taken hundreds of years to develop. The tour also includes stops at numerous natural attractions en-route to and from the IceCave. 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. 

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
  • Guided bus tour from Reykjavík - Hotel pickup (Pickup at 08:30) and guided bus tour Reykjavík, Hraunfossar (Spectacular waterfall), Husafell (Lunch stop), Langjökull (Ice cap glacier), Kaldidalur Highland track*, Þingvellir* (National Park), Reykjavík.
* Kaldidalur and Þingvellir only available from June - September

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
  • See West Iceland's natural wonders including Hraunfossar falls, Deildartunguhver hot spring, Kaldidalur highland route and Þingvellir National Park

Optional

  • Lunch at Húsafell

What to bring

  • Waterproof shoes and warm socks
  • Base and mid layer clothing
  • Waterproof and warm coat
  • Hat & gloves
  • Sunglasses

2 - 3 hour tour available from Húsafell West Iceland

 

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