Ice Caving

Explore Iceland's second largest glacier Langjökull from the inside! Ascend the majestic white slopes in a hulking modified glacier vehicle and take in the drama of this rare landscape. Then descend into the ice for a glimpse of this wonder-world of ice.

Ice Caving

Prepare for the journey of a lifetime on top of and into the age-old ice of Iceland's second largest glacier Langjökull through a spectacular man-made ice tunnel.

Included

  • Transport on the ice in a modified glacier vehicle
  • English-speaking expert guide
  • Free WiFi in glacier vehicle
  • Snowsuits and shoe covers, if needed
  • Crampons / spikes for inside the tunnel

Please bring

  • Warm clothing – even in summer!
  • Waterproof shoes and warm socks
  • Base and mid-layer clothing
  • Waterproof and warm coat
  • Hat, gloves and sunglasses

Get ready for an adventure that will lead you through the pristine beauty and raw nature of Langjökull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. Enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime as we journey up the white slopes and go deep inside the man-made ice tunnels leading to the blue heart of the glacier. We will ride in modified glacier vehicles specially made to explore the glacier environment and enjoy the view as we drive on top of the ice cap. Experienced guides will lead the way and make sure that everyone is both enjoying themselves and learning the basics of glacier science.

A once-in-a-lifetime trip exploring the rare sights both on top of Langjökull glacier and inside the man-made ice tunnels. Make sure to book your trip up the glacier in advance as this tour does sell out.

JUNE 1 TO OCTOBER 15 – SHUTTLE SERVICE TO KLAKI BASE CAMP

Mountain road 550, which connects both Húsafell and Thingvellir National Park to Klaki base camp is a rough gravel road suitable ONLY for 4X4 vehicles and is only open during from June to mid-October when the weather allows. This road should absolutely only be attempted by experienced drivers operating 4x4 vehicles.

Otherwise, please take the shuttle from Húsafell if you do not have a 4X4 vehicle to reach Klaki base camp. The shuttle ride takes approximately 40 minutes and costs ISK 2,000 round trip.

The times provided are the departure times of the shuttle.

OCTOBER 16 TO MAY 31 – MEETING POINT AT HÚSAFELL CENTER

Because mountain road 550 is CLOSED from mid October through May, all guests will need to take the shuttle from Húsafell. The shuttle ride takes approximately 40 minutes.

The times provided are the departure times of the shuttle.

Please note

This is tour is subject to changes to the itinerary and mode of transport and is subject to cancelation depending on weather and road conditions and other circumstances beyond the tour operator's control.

Guests 12-15 years old enjoy 50% off the price (discount does not apply to group bookings).

During the winter, the duration of the tour may vary depending on weather and road conditions.

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Prepare to Be Amazed

A picture is worth a thousand words! Enjoy a glimpse of what we're excited to share with you.

Húsafell Giljaböð ehf., Húsafell 311 Borgarnes, unnar@husafell.is, kt: 550502-7550