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8 Hour Into the Glacier Ice Caving Tour with Waterfalls & Hot Springs with Transfer from Reykjavik

See the beautiful and intricate tunnels inside Langjökull glacier on a private tour of West Iceland.
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Reykjavík
Duration
8,5 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Languages
English, Icelandic
Available
All year
Minimum age
None

Discover Iceland in both comfort and style with this private, luxury tour of West Iceland. Step inside ice cave tunnels in Iceland's second-largest glacier Langjökull, before visiting some of the Borgarfjörður region's most spectacular waterfalls. Those wanting a unique holiday in Iceland should book this VIP sightseeing experience now.

Your day's adventure will begin with a pickup from your accommodation in Reykjavík city by a Mercedes Benz V-class luxury minivan. From there, you'll be whisked north-west along Road 1 on your way to the first destination, Langjökull, the second-largest glacier in Iceland. 

Until now, what lies under the surface of the Langjökull glacier has been unknown to the public. But in 2010, a couple of Icelanders had a vision; to take people, not just around and on top of the glacier, but also inside glacier ice cap so they could see the blue ice which rests deep inside the glacier.

Working to make this possible were engineers, geophysicists, and a presidential candidate. They made it possible to shape the biggest man-made ice cave tunnels, and the first one accessible to the public.

You'll follow your guide through these intricate tunnels, witnessing first-hand the ever-changing environment of glaciers. You'll see countless rooms and halls built inside the glacier, including the 'chapel', where both weddings and concerts have been held.

On the way to the glacier, we will make a stop at Hraunfossar waterfalls. This cascade is an exceptionally beautiful and unusual natural pearl. The waterfall looks like it magically appears from within the lava, but it actually is a spring that surges through the ground and runs down into the Hvítá river. The waterfall streams out of Hallmundarhraun which is an ancient lava field created in an eruption from a volcano lying under Langjökull glacier.

There is a hiking trail that leads from Hraunfossar to another nearby natural pearl, Barnafoss waterfall. This cascade is vastly different from Hraunfossar as it rushes violently through a dramatic canyon.

On the way back we will stop at Krauma and Deildatunguhver, Europe’s most powerful hot spring. The hot spring temperature is 100°C (212°F). Kraum is a natural geothermal bath, spa, and restaurant that specializes in Icelandic cuisine from the freshest local farm-produced ingredients.

Experience more of Iceland on this fantastic luxury guided private day tour. Check availability by choosing a date. 

If the available time for tours does not suit your schedule and needs, please contact us by clicking the “Ask about this tour” link on this page, and we will try and find a time that better suits you.

Included

Entrance fee to Into the Glacier
Transportation by private driver
Icelandic bottled water
Pickup and drop off in Reykjavík

Activities

Sightseeing
Ice Caving

What to bring

Warm clothing
Good shoes
Camera

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