From USD 285
We’ve been asked again and again to make a one-day ice cave tour from Reykjavík. Here it is!
Prices from 385,-USD
Pick up will be from Hallgrims Church by the statue of the Explorer Leifur Erikson. This is a central pick up for most locations down town. We meet at 7:15 - we will depart at 7:30. If you are staying far away from here we recommend you to take a taxi - it is not expensive up here. Please be on time - we don’t have daylight enough to wait.
This tour is an intense winter adventure chasing both ice and arctic light to get to our destination of the day the grand blue ice caves of Vatnajokull.
On the way, we will see icebergs and glaciers. Waterfalls and black beaches. Roaring sea and quiet scenery. We’ll take care of the driving the icy roads. All you have to do is sit back and enjoy it all.
We were pioneers in ice caving in Iceland, so when you go with us, you can trust that our ice cave guides are professional and experienced.
Departures 2016/17: From 1st of November 2016 to 1st of April 2017
Departure days: All days
Pick up: From the Viking statue at Hallgrim’s Church at 7:15 in the morning. This location is central to most hotels and guesthouses.
Duration: 16 – 18 hrs
Price: Adult (18 yrs. and older) – 385,- USD Youth (13-17 yrs.) – 285,- USD
Group size: Min 4 / Max 26, we go for the Ice Caves in two groups of 13 in 4x4 Arctic Truck
Minimum age: 13 years
Included: Transport in an arctic truck, off-road transport to the ice cave in a 4×4 vehicle, guide, Ice caving. All glacier safety equipment: helmet, crampons, ice spikes.
Not included: Any meals, bring food and snacks, we do stop at a local Bakery on the way.
Highlights of the Tour: Ice caving, Jökulsarlon.
Hiking-level: Easy to moderate often on icy or uneven ground.
Stops (depending on the moody winter weather.)
• Reynisfjara black beach and basalt columns
• Glacier Lagoon
• Crystal Beach
• Ice Caving
• Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
What to wear: We are in the arctic and the weather can be windy and brutal in the winter. Therefore it is very important to dress well. Bring good hiking boots and warm socks, windproof and rainproof outer layer, light and warm inner layer, such as wool, fleece or thermal. Also remember a scarf and gloves. NO trainers, NO city boots.
Is this a tour for you?
This tour is for those who want to make the most of their time in Iceland. It is a very long day tour ideal for those who want to relax and let a pro do the driving through wind and snow on the tricky Icelandic roads. If you have more time join our 3-day ice tour, which includes more stops and more time to explore.
Note: For this tour to be confirmed, the minimum number of passengers has to be met. If the tour is not confirmed you will get a full refund.