Spend time in an ice cave and get up close to the blazing blue formations inside Vatnajökull (Vatna Glacier). Trek with an expert guide across the ice cap of Iceland’s most voluminous glacier — and Europe’s largest. Bring your camera for plenty of photo ops of what will unquestionably be an unforgettable experience. Numbers are limited on this tour to ensure a small-group experience.
Meet your guide in Hólmur for the 5-mile (9-km) drive to Vatnajökull National Park. Upon reaching the base of Fláajökull, snap on your provided helmet and crampons and follow your expert guide across Iceland’s glaciated landscape that connects with Vatnajökull’s stunning ice cave.
This small-group hike takes roughly an hour with an approximate 524 feet (160 meters) of elevation gain. Along the way, hear informative commentary on the glacier’s geological history and its development during the last century.
Once inside the ice cave you’ll have 30 to 40 minutes to spend, so don’t forget your camera! Afterward, you're driven back to Hólmur.
Absolutely great!!! We met the tour guide at the glacier lagoon and from there about 20 minutes took their big 4x4 vehicle near the glacier. The guide gave us our helmets and shoe spikes and then we started the 30 minute hike up the glacier towards the ice cave. Once inside the cave they gave us plenty of time to look around and take pictures before coming back down. Overall the tour took between 2-2.5 hours. It is amazing and a must do if you are in Iceland. The guide was great, very knowledgeable and funny. The ice cave is awesome, it is surreal and the pictures look amazing. Very happy with the company and the tour.
Great! We loved the tour. We were fortunate to be the only ones on this tour with 2 tour guides. They were prompt and informative. We enjoyed our tour and would highly recommend this tour company. Great pictures. Unbelievable. The local area is beautiful too. Spend a couple days there.
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