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Snowmobile and Ice Cave Day Tour

Ride a Snowmobile on Langjökull and Step Into the Glacier

Have you ever dreamed of stepping into a majestic ice tunnel that pierces through the heart of a glacier? Spend a day in the icy wonderland of Langjokull Glacier, the second-largest ice cap in Iceland. Ride a snowmobile on top of the glacier and explore it from the inside on this unforgettable glacier tour!


Duration: ~11 hours

Pick-up: Reykjavik

Available: All Year

Age limit: 8 years

Difficulty: Easy

Tour Highlights:

  • Small group tour
  • Snowmobiling on a glacier
  • Langjökull Glacier
  • Man-made ice cave
  • Barnafoss Waterfall (from Reykjavik only)
  • Hraunfossar Waterfall (from Reykjavik only)

Departures: Departures everyday. See calendar for more information on times and availability.

Pick up:

You can choose a pickup location in Reykjavik. 

We can pick you up from your preselected location in Reykjavik. If you choose the Reykjavik tour option, the pickup starts at 8:00 a.m. and takes up to 30 minutes. 

Otherwise, meet us on location at Húsafell Information Center. Please arrive at the location at least 30 minutes before the tour begins. The tour starts at 10:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. ⁠— please pick the time when booking.

Bring with you:  

Warm outdoor clothes, Headwear and gloves, Hiking boots or winter shoes, Packed lunch (recommended), A valid driver’s license to drive the snowmobile

Included:  

Pickup from Reykjavik or Húsafell, Snowmobile tour and gear, Experienced snowmobile guide, Man-made ice cave tour, Free wifi on the bus, Waterfalls stop (Reykjavik transfer only)

Not included: Lunch

Solo Travelers:

The price of the tour is for one person when sharing a snowmobile between two people. If you travel solo or if there’s an odd number of travelers, you must book a solo snowmobile for an additional fee.

 

If you’re traveling solo but don’t have a valid driving license, you can book a guide to operate the snowmobile for an additional cost.

For further information:
info@glacierguides.is

From:
29 900 per adult

You have chosen: Meet us Húsafell center

You have chosen: From Reykjavik

Tour Description

If you choose to travel from Reykjavik, our guide will pick you up from your preselected location. Once everyone’s aboard, we’ll make our way towards Húsafell. It’s a scenic drive along the West Coast. We’ll give you an audio guide that you can listen to along the way to learn about the sights we pass.

We’ll reach Húsafell after about two hours. Here you can grab a bite, use the restroom, and stretch your legs. After a short break, we’ll drive to Langjökull Glacier (“the long glacier”), the second-largest glacier in Iceland, where our snowmobile adventure takes place.

Once we arrive at our basecamp, the guide will introduce you to all the equipment you’ll use. You don’t need any prior snowmobiling experience. You’ll need a driver’s license if you intend on driving the snowmobile. The guide will show you how to operate the snowmobile. After a short safety briefing, you’ll be ready to roll!

Snowmobiling is a thrilling experience. You’ll drive on glowing white snow that endlessly stretches out in front of you. Langjokull Glacier is ever-changing, with deep moulins, craggy crevasses, and mesmerizing ice falls that shape the landscape. You’ll spend around 40 minutes riding across the top of the ice cap before we explore the heart of the glacier.

Man-Made Ice Tunnel

Step inside the icy depths of Langjokull through the man-made tunnel that goes through the heart of the ice cap. Experienced geophysicists and engineers got together to build this state-of-the-art cave. The tunnel features pristine blue ice and reveals the most complex ice structures created by nature.

You’ll wander around the ice cave for about one hour. Take your time to explore the inside of the second-largest glacier in Iceland! Filled with unique ice sculptures of all shapes and sizes, the ice tunnel is a perfect location for beautiful photos. Don’t miss your chance to take pictures against the mesmerizing blue ice!

Barnafoss and Hraunfossar Waterfalls

If you choose to travel back to Reykjavik with us, we’ll stop at Hraunfossar and Barnafoss Waterfalls on the way. These beautiful falls are the perfect way to end our action-packed day!

Hraunfossar (“the lava falls”) is a series of waterfalls that stream down into the Hvita River. The glacial water runs through a lava field before it reaches the river. Surrounded by rich vegetation, Hraunfossar stands out from other Icelandic waterfalls. You’ll realize why as soon as you see it!

Barnafoss (“the children’s falls”) is a mysterious waterfall. A few legends involve this foggy cascade. Your guide will be happy to tell you the legends — if you’re brave enough to hear them!

Our adventure-filled day tour lasts around 11 hours in total. We’ll drop you off at your stop in Reykjavik in the evening.

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