Scenic Flying Tour | Volcanoes, South Highlands & Great Glaciers

Scenic Flying Tour | Volcanoes, South Highlands & Great Glaciers
Iceland's waterfalls don't look so tall from above, but they look just as dramatic.
The kaleidoscopic colours of Landmannalaugar.
From the plane window, you will see volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls, rivers and lakes.
The variety of colour and terrain is truly breathtaking.
A psychedelic shot of an Iceland river.
It is only possible to hike in the highlands during the summer months in Iceland.
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Come along on a scenic "flightseeing" tour over the infamous glacier volcano Eyjafjallajökull and the Icelandic highlands! This tour is for those who want to see it all. Enjoy the best views from the best seat, enjoying Icelandic nature to the fullest from high above.

Locations include the lush area of Þórsmörk, a wonderful oasis nestled in the cradle of mountains and glacier, and the and colourful Landmannalaugar geothermal area surrounded by red, moss-topped mountains.

You'll start by flying high above the Eyjafjallajökull's volcanic crater and see the charred and blackened ice and earth around it after the last eruption, which famously stopped all air traffic in Europe for a while.

Then, you will continue over the glacier and pass over the glacier tongue Gígjökull, a part of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, as well as the surrounding glacier tongues when they reach down to the Skógar countryside. 

From there, the land is visible from the lowest coast to the highest peak, but the highest point of Mýrdalsjökull is just a few meters shy of 1500 m (almost 5000 ft!) over sea level.

A bit further on you will pass over Jökulgil - the glacier canyon – and over to the Landmannalaugar area, where the mountains are painted with rustic red and the high tops of mountains all around lend it a fantasy-like image.

In perfect visibility, you will see much of Iceland's wide highlands, over the great sands and glaciers to the east and the green and lush of the west, with the rocky north, shining brightly ahead. You'll get a sense of the immense size of the glaciers that this country holds and the openness of the cold and vast highlands.

Check booking availability now by choosing a date, and join this tour for a unique bird's eye view of Iceland!


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Airplane
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk, Seljalandsfoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Heimaey
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 08:00 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00,

You meet us at the departure location.
Bakki Airport
Included:
  • Approximately 45 min flight 

  • Expert pilot/guide


Good to know:

Bakki Airport is located near Vestmannaeyjar Island and Eyjafjallajökull on the south coast. See map below.



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