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  2. Reykjavik
  3. Langjökull Glacier

Langjokull Glacier & Lava Cave Combo

Product ID: 73984
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The Ice Cave and Lava Cave Combo is a chance to get both beneath the surface of a glacier and below the earth in a lava cave. You will explore the man-made ice cave of Langjökull, and the largest lava cave in Iceland, Víðgelmir.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese

Pick-up service

This tour option includes SmartBus™ hotel pick-up in Reykjavík. Please be ready to leave outside your accommodation or nearest bus stop to your accommodation, with your proof of purchase 30 minutes before your selected departure time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Combine two amazing adventures
  • Explore the famous man-made ice cave on Langjökull glacier
  • Experience the velvet darkness of the Lava Cave with an expert guide
  • Great family friendly adventure available every day from Reykjavik
Full description
Leave early from Reykjavík for the Langjökull Glacier Ice Cave and Víðgelmir Lava Cave adventure.  Step aboard one of the huge specially-modified monster trucks, and drive up the glacier to the ice cave. Before you know it, you'll find yourself standing on top of an ice cap and about to begin your descent down below the surface of the glacier to explore what lies beneath.

The ice tunnel or ice cave, is a man-made glacier cave high up in the remote highlands of Iceland. Your guide will explain how global warming has begun to affect the glacial environment, and take you on a magical journey deep within the glacier. You will see stunning blue glacier ice and wonderful glacier formations. The glacier is in constant motion and you can witness that movement of nature itself first-hand. The temperature inside the glacier is usually around zero degrees Celsius or 32 Fahrenheit, and until very recently what lay beneath the surface of Langjökull was a mystery.

After the ice cave tour you'll get back on board the glacier truck and head back down. Enjoy some lunch at Hotel Húsafell, and then go on to explore the mightiest lava cave in Iceland, Víðgelmir.
Your cave guide will show and explain the amazing features of the cave, e.g. the  wonderful colors, lava stalactites and stalagmites. The wooden walkway with railings and remotely operated lighting make this an easy tour for almost anyone. This tour is family friendly and ideal for kids. After the adventures, you will take a scenic route back to Reykjavík.
Includes
  • Pickup from your accommodation in Reykjavík (if option selected)
  • 1 hour guided tour of the ice cave and all necessary safety equipment
  • Caving equipment
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages
  • Transfer in a specially modified glacier truck on the glacier
What’s Not Included
  • No food or refreshments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your tour starts from Reykjavík Terminal, centrally located at Skógarhlíð 10, 105 Reykjavík. please be at the terminal 15 minutes before your departure time.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Dress according to weather. In Iceland it's always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden, so expect the unexpected
• Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, head wear and gloves
• Good outdoor shoes are highly recommended
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 15 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Rvk Sightseeing

Product ID: 73984