Into the Glacier Through the Rugged Highlands | Thingvellir - West

Into the Glacier Through the Rugged Highlands | Thingvellir - West

Start your journey at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Þingvellir National Park, located on the northern shore of the picturesque Lake Þingvallavatn. Continue towards the dramatic, lonely region of the Icelandic highlands - perfect for switching off, and hop aboard a vehicle specially designed for glacial travel on the Langjökull glacier. Explore not just the surface but get inside, feel and even taste the glacier into the world’s largest man-made ice cave. The ultimate pinch-me moment. Available from June 1 to September 15.

Operated by: Into the Glacier

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Meeting Point: Þingvellir national park - Only 45 minutes from Reykjavík.

The starting and end point of the tour is next to the information center at Þingvellir National Park, located on Vallavegur Route 361, North of Þingvallavatn Lake.

Please note: The Guided ice tunnel tour takes approximately an hour. The total duration of the tour is 4.5 - 5 hours from Þingvellir National Park and back. The duration of the tour may be longer than scheduled, depending on the conditions on the glacier.


  • Tour aboard a specially modified glacier vehicle up the Langjökull glacier to the ice tunnel
  • Admission to the ice cave and tunnels, with guidance in English
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Free WiFi in the glacier vehicle
  • Crampons are provided for use inside tunnels


  • Discover the power of Nature in Þingvellir National Park
  • Explore the mystical highlands of Iceland
  • Hop on an exhilarating glacier tour in an all-terrain vehicle
  • Walk inside a man-made tunnel into the heart of the glacier
  • Get an essential introduction to glacial geology

What to bring

  • Waterproof shoes and warm socks
  • Base and mid layer clothing
  • Waterproof and warm coat
  • Hat & gloves
  • Sunglasses (to block the sunlight reflecting off the glacier)
  • Camera

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