Guided tour

Húsafell: Langjökulll Glacier Ice Cave Tour

Activity provider: Arctic Adventures

Húsafell: Langjökulll Glacier Ice Cave Tour

Activity provider: Arctic Adventures
Likely to sell out

From US$ 157.21 per person

Likely to sell out

Join a unique adventure on Langjökull, Iceland's second-largest glacier. See the untouched wonders of the glacier from the inside.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 3.5 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Take part in a sightseeing tour from Húsafell on Langjökull glacier
  • Ride on the glacier in a specially modified vehicle
  • Enjoy a guided tour inside the world's largest ice tunnel
Full description
Experience Iceland’s second-largest glacier from the inside and enjoy the rare sight of blue ice at the heart of an ice cap glacier on this half-day tour.  All tours depart from Húsafell, from where you will catch a shuttle to the Glacier Base Camp, Klaki. You will meet a professional guide and gear up in warm overalls if needed, before boarding a specially-modified glacier truck for the drive up to the cave entrance. Arriving at the cave entrance, head inside the glacier with your guide. The man-made Langjökull Glacier Tunnel is a wonder to behold. The ice is lit up from behind by glowing hues, allowing you to see the layers that have formed over many years. Your guide will walk with you through the glacier's corridors where you will have a chance to learn about geology, the history of glaciers, how they are formed and how they move.
Includes
  • A ride on the Langjokull glacier in an especially modified glacier vehicle
  • WiFi in glacier vehicle
  • Entrance to the ice cave and tunnels
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • All equipment including snowsuits, protective overshoes and crampons
  • Transfer from Reykjavik to Húsafell
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at Into the Glacier in the Húsafell Activity Center. The meeting point has a large car park.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Waterproof camera
  • Rain gear
  • Gloves
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Children of all ages including infants are able to participate, provided they are well dressed and can be carried by their parents for up to 1 hour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 134 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

We met at the Husafell activity center then were taken by bus to base camp. From base camp, they provide rain jackets and boot covers. We then got into a glacier modified véhicule that took us to the tunnel and we had a great guide named Christine (?spelling). The tour lasted an hour in the glacier cave. If you listen closely, you will get to hear some really fascinating information about the glacier and this specific glacier cave. Loved it and would highly recommend.

Read more

September 29, 2022

It has been great!! We were with 4 children and they loved it! The only but…a shame I didn't understand half of the explanation since they only spoke in English, and it was all very interesting (the children didn't understand anything…a shame). In our group half were Spanish, they could create groups by language. Thank you! * They give you raincoats, boots and crampons; the vehicle that goes through the glacier, dizzy a little...

Read more

August 24, 2022

It is totally advisable to carry out this activity since it is the largest man-made ice cave in the world. That without forgetting that the cave is in a glacier and that when you see it from inside you can see many details accompanied by the explanations of the guide. To get to the glacier there is a meeting point and the journey is made by bus and then a kind of truck that transports you to the glacier (these two transports are included in the price of the activity). It is advisable to bring complete waterproof clothing, although if you do not have any, they will leave you there (even very practical waterproof shoe covers).

Read more

July 29, 2022

Product ID: 387416