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The Wondrous West: Into the glacier

Duration: 8 - 9 hours

If you’re looking to experience the stunning natural diversity of Iceland, look no further. This guided tour you’ll experience such highlights as Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls and Þingvellir National Park—a UNESCO Heritage Site. The newest addition to the itinerary – and a truly unique adventure – is a journey “Into the Glacier,” taking you deep inside Langjökull glacier.
Price per person:
49700 ISK
Product Id:
DTSJ-04
Season:
All Year
Duration:
8 - 9 hours
Departures:
Daily
Type of tour:
Super-jeep tour
Travel By:
Travel by 4x4 vehicle

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Not Included:

  • Refreshments

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See information about this tour’s prices, departures,  pick-up times (if applicable) and other details in the "PRICES & INFO" tab above.

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PLEASE NOTE: This day tour is run by one of our trusted local tour operators. After booking, your voucher will include the operator’s name, contact information and other important details. We only offer tours by companies that are licensed by the Iceland Tourist Board.

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Tour details

Your day begins with a drive along a dramatic highlands road leading to the bleak and hauntingly beautiful Kaldidalur valley and Langjökull glacier, the second largest in Iceland. At Langjökull, you’ll have the opportunity to venture “Into the Glacier” via a fascinating man-made tunnel deep into the ice . Here you will learn about the glacier and witness amazing blue ice formations, an experience that very few in the world have had.(weather dependent)

The tour continues on toward Borgarfjörður and the enchanting Hraunafossar and Barnafoss waterfalls. We will also stop at Reykholt, home of Iceland’s greatest saga writer Snorri Sturluson, to delve into Iceland’s rich literary heritage.

On route to Hvalfjörður we’ll stop in Deildartunguhver, Europe’s most powerful geothermal spring. Once in Hvalfjörður [Whale Fjord] you’ll see reminders of British presence in the area during World War II and see the small whaling factory in the fjord. Hvalfjörður is oft considered one of the most beautiful areas in the country, so the stunning scenery will be a highlight of this part of the day.

You’ll be returned to Reykjavík in the late afternoon.

 

Nordic Visitor works only with trusted local tour operators licensed by the Icelandic Tourist Board.

 

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