Víðgemlir Lava Cave & Into the Glacier Combo

  • Availability

    All year

  • DURATION

    10 - 11 Hours

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Pickup

    At additional cost

  • Minimum Age

    None

  • Price

    ISK 39.990

Tour Highlights:

  • Borgarfjörður Fjord
  • Húsafell
  • Langjökull glacier
  • Into the Glacier Tour
  • Víðgemlir Lava Cave

Included:

  • Audio guide in 10 languages
  • Knowledgeable English speaking guide
  • Guided Víðgemlir Lava Cave Tour
  • Guided tour Into the Glacier
  • Ride in a specialized glacier vehicle on Langjokull
  • Free Wifi on the bus

The Víðgemlir Lava Cave & Into the Glacier Combo Tour

Go on a day tour from Reykjavík and combine two of the best activities in Húsafell: the Víðgemlir Lava Cave Tour and the Into the Glacier tour. This combo tour is a great option for all travelers, especially for kids! Kids 11 years and younger can accompany their parents for FREE on this tour!

On this tour, you’ll start by driving up to Húsafell. This area is famous for its natural beauty and geothermal energy. Once in Húsafell you’ll be able to stretch your legs before heading on your Into the Glacier tour. The tour starts with a ride in a special glacier vehicle up to the Into the Glacier entrance. This man-made tunnel in Langjökull glacier offers the unique chance to walk around inside a glacier. During the tour, you’ll be able to touch, smell and even taste the glacier! You’ll also learn more about the environment of the glacier from your expert guide.

After the Into the Glacier tour, you will return to Húsafell where you can enjoy lunch. After lunch, you will be driven up to Víðgemlir Lava Cave for another amazing experience. With your expert lava cave guide, you will explore and learn more about Víðgemlir, the largest known lava tube in Iceland. Once you enter it you will be able to see the cave’s amazing colors, lava stalactites, stalagmites and more. Evidence of human habitation, likely from the Viking Age, has been found here and your guide will tell you all about the cave’s history. After the lava cave tour, you will be driven back to Reykjavík.

This tour includes an audio guide in 10 languages. We recommend bringing your own headphones for the audio guide, but you can also buy them on the bus. Each seat on the bus is equipped with a tablet which you can also use to learn interesting information about Iceland. There is free WiFi on the bus, and you can charge your phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are pickup and dropoff in Reykjavík included on this tour?

No, pickup and drop-off are not included but you can add pickup for 1,400 ISK per person for adults and teenagers. There’s no pickup fee for children 11 years and younger when accompanied by adults.

You can select the most convenient location for your transfer at booking.

If you do not want to add pickup to your tour, the meeting point is at the  Reykjavik Terminal, Skógahlíð 10, 105 Reykjavík. Please be at the terminal at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour.

Make sure to note down your pickup times and Departure Times. Pick up can take up to 30 minutes starting from the time on your ticket. Please wait at your hotel/guest house in this time span.

Guest are collected with several minibusses, so please be aware that you may need to change buses at a meeting point before the tour begins.

Can I bring my own headphones for the audio guide?

Yes, we encourage you to bring your own headphones for the audio guide.

If you do not have headphones, you can either buy them at booking or on the bus during the tour.

Which languages is the audio guide in?

The audio guide is available in the following 10 languages:

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • German

Is there free WiFi? Can I charge my phone on the bus?

Yes and yes! On this tour, you can enjoy free WiFi while on board the bus and there is a USB charger. Just remember to bring your charging cable and you won’t need to worry about running out of battery.

What should I wear on this tour?

You should dress according to the weather, but keep in mind that in Iceland the weather can change quickly!

We recommend warm clothing and a waterproof second layer. Keep in mind that the temperature inside the ice cave is about 0°C (32° Fahrenheit). Don’t forget to wear good, sturdy shoes.

If needed, a one-piece waterproof suit and boots are provided on location.

Is there an age limit on this tour?

No, there is no age limit on this tour. It’s perfect for all types of travelers, families in included. The tour is FREE for kids 11 years and younger when accompanied by adults.

Is lunch included in this tour?

No, lunch is not included in this tour. You will be able to purchase lunch in Húsafell during the tour. You can of course also bring a packed lunch.

What is the cancellation policy for this tour?

Reservations can be canceled 24 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@iat.is.

Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 24 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).

If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible. 

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