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Day Tours/Activities

Ice cave glacier Journey in Iceland

In this ice cave glacier journey, you will get the opportunity to visit and discover Iceland’s largest glacier. You will be driven in a specially modified Super Jeep vehicle to the glacier, where you get to explore the glacier, enjoy a truly spectacular view, go into and underneath the glacier, and experience the glacier’s beauty from the inside!

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  • Available jan, feb, mar, oct, nov, dec
  • Duration 2.5 hours
  • Location Vatnajökull glacier
  • Difficulty
  • Number of participants Min. 1
  • Age limit Minimum age is 2 years

What you'll experience.

An ice cave glacier Journey in Iceland is truly a unique experience!

In this ice cave glacier journey, you will get the opportunity to visit and discover Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull.

The tour

The ice cave glacier journey tour will start at Glacier Journey base camp at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. You will meet up with your guide for the tour and receive a safety briefing. An experienced local guide will lead you the way and share a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, icefields and their impact on our environment during our journey, making sure everyone enjoys themselves to the fullest. You will be driven in a specially modified Super Jeep vehicle to the glacier. During the drive you get to explore the glacier, enjoy a truly spectacular view, go into and underneath the glacier, and experience the glacier’s beauty from the inside!

These ice caves are an ever changing natural phenomenon and, therefore, unpredictable. We will visit one ice cave during the tour and the choice of a cave is based on conditions and safety.

In the ice cave glacier journey tour you will get the opportunity to walk inside a truly mighty chunk of ice. Vatnajökull Glacier was formed thousands of years ago and is by far the largest glacier in Europe. It covers an area of roughly 8.000 Sq. km (5.500 Sq. miles) and is almost 1.000m thick at its deepest point, making it the largest glacier mass in Europe.

Cancellation policy

There is a 48 hours’ cancellation policy, customers will get a full refund if they cancel tour 48+ hours before departure.

If the tour is cancelled for some reason i.e. due to weather, customers get a full refund.

Please note

Reasonable level of fitness is required. If you have any kind of health issue, please inform the guide before the tour.

If you want more information about the ice cave glacier journey tour or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can either send us a message through the contact form or via email at info@nordicgreentravel.com.

Check the weather forecast for the area this tour operates in; South East Iceland weather forecast

This tour is carbon offset through the forestry project Plant a Tree in Iceland

If you want to know more about Plant a Tree in Iceland, please visit the project at www.plantatreeiniceland.is

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Included in final tour price.

Included

  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Experienced glacier guide

Not included

  • Food & drinks

What to bring.

  • Warm and waterproof jacket and pants
  • Hiking boots
  • Headwear
  • Gloves

Highlights.

  • Vatnajökull glacier
  • Ice cave

Map.

Tour operator

This tour is operated by our friends at Glacier Journey. This small, family run company is located right underneath the Vatnajökull, Europe's biggest ice cap glacier. Their passion is not only to create amazing experiences for their guests but also to protect and preserve the nature that surrounds them.

Glacier Journey's certifications:

silver tag www 1288384903

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19.500 ISK
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