Frozen West & Glacier


Frozen West & Glacier

Super Jeep adventure day tour from Reykjavik to Langjokull glacier, through diverse landscapes & Geothermal areas

Highlights: Þingvellir National Park • Viking parliament • Langjokull glacier • Lava tube cave • Waterfalls • Iceland's largest hot spring • Scenic Hvalfjordur

Activities: Ice Cave Iceland Tour, Iceland Glacier Tour, Sightseeing Tours in Iceland
Price per person:
49700 ISK

Tour description

We start by driving on the dramatic highland road leading to the bleak and haunted Kaldidalur valley and Langjökull glacier, past Sandkluftavatn lake until we reach Húsafell.

We then cross the rough mountain road of Kaldidalur (Cold Valley), travelling through a variety of wilderness terrains on our way to Langjokull, Iceland's second largest glacier. After a short cruise in the Super-Jeep on the glacier’s icy plains, we drive to one of Iceland´s largest and most impressive lava caves, Surtshellir. In the past, outlaws lived in the cave. You'll have the option of exploring the peculiar lava formations and stalactites in the cave – you'll be provided with helmets and headlights.

We continue down to Borgarfjordur to see the beautiful Hraunfossar, Lava Waterfalls, where the river seeps underground at the edge of a lava field before cascading over a small canyon down into the Hvita river. Nearby, there's another waterfall, Barnafoss, Children's Waterfall.

On our journey back to Reykjavik, we pass through the historical site of Reykholt, once home of the most famous chieftain poet Snorri Sturluson. We then visit Iceland´s most powerful geothermal spring, Deildartunguhver, and travel along the scenic Hvalfjordur (Whale Fjord), considered one of Iceland's most beautiful fjords.

What’s included

  • Super Jeep and expert driver guide
  • Fully guided tour
  • Free hotel pick up in Reykjavik 10-20 minutes before 
  • Caving equipment

Info

  • Season: All year but dependent upon snow conditions in Jan-Feb
  • Duration: 8 - 10 hours
  • Departures: Daily at 9:00 am
  • Pickup: 8:40-8:50 am
  • Minimum: 2 people

Discount

Children 0-11: 50% 

Optional

Into the Glacier - Man made Ice Cave, 16.875 ISK per person

Details 

Lunch and refreshments are not included, but your driver guide will advise you on the options and stop on the way to make sure you can get some food and drink. 

Notes 

● Very rarely during winter this route may need to be changed because of difficult conditions at Kaldidalur, so we may need to go through Borgarnes instead - but there will still be plenty of off-roading and remote wilderness.

● Safety on our Super-Jeep tours is always the first priority and the tour operator does not take any chances or risks. For your safety, the tour operator reserves the right to change tours according to weather and snow conditions.

● You can find more information in our article on West Iceland

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