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Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • 8-hour Langjökull glacier snowmobile ride and ice cave visit from Reykjavik
  • 1-hour snowmobile trek across Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap
  • Zoom over the snow and ice led by a glacier guide
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Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik
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Overview
Zip across Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap by snowmobile and visit an ice cave on an 8-hour Langjökull glacier trip from Reykjavik. Ride a snowmobile over the ice toward a glacier cave, admiring the views over snow fields and peaks. Then, descend into the cave on foot to view the blue ice inside the glacier before snowmobiling back. Return transportation, with central Rekyjavik hotel pickup and drop-off included.
What to Expect
After early morning pickup from your downtown Reykjavik hotel or guest house, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned super truck — a large 4x4 specially adapted to drive on glacier ice — to the snowmobile base station on Langjökull glacier, Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap.

On arrival, take in the views over the sparkling glacier and be shown to your modern snowmobile. Then, listen to a safety briefing, and don the provided snowmobiling gear, including a thermal coverall, balaclava, helmet, and gloves. Get instructions on operating your vehicle, and when you’re ready, set off in a small group of six travelers or fewer, led by a certified glacier guide.

Cruise over the glacier and as you gain in confidence, open the throttle and pick up speed. Zip over the ice, and soak in the far-reaching views over the surrounding snow fields and mountains.

Following about 30 minutes on your snowmobile, arrive at the ice cave, and walk to the entrance. Then, descend into the depths to admire the blue ice. Learn about the glacier’s formation and how the layers of ice form its heart, and take photos of the surreal-looking, icy world around you.

After approximately 15 minutes spent exploring the cave, re-emerge onto the glacier and hop back on your snowmobile. Then, rev the engine and enjoy the return 30-minute ride back over the ice to the base station.

Your full-day tour finishes with a drop-off back at your accommodation in central Reykjavik.
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Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Must experience!

Booked this 1230 tour which gave us ample time to walk around town and lunch prior to pick up. Heres what to expect The tour specifically states to be at your bus stop at a certain time, depending on how many other people they have...More

1  Thank mommamoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best Day Ever!

If you are sitting on the fence and wondering if you should book this tour, don’t hold back, just do it! It is by far one of the best things I have ever done. Arni our guide was awesome, so much knowledge, we saw the...More

Thank samhS3337NT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing trip

This was a awesome trip our driver Ernie was a great guide and got us to see it all. The pick up was I set at stop#3 st hard rock right downtown. The ride out was great and when we switched to the big trucks...More

Thank 11brads
Laurasabonyte, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 11brads, We are glad to receive your positive review. Our guides always do their best to meet and exceed our customers' expectations and seems like this time we will need to inform Ernie about the great job he did on your trip. Also, we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Exciting and wonderful experience

Well organized. Good protection from the cold provided. Well insulated. The suits were heated too! Very comfortable. Mobil feels new and well maintained. Rides were thrilling. It nice to visit a natural nice cave thought it wasn’t a big one. A bit pricy but for...More

Thank KHLim1701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BEST DAY EVER!

We left this trip to our last day in Iceland, and I’m so glad we did it! It was the coolest thing I have ever done in my life. The trip was well organised, hotel pick up was on time, and our tour guide was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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