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Sólheimajökull Blue Ice Cave from Reykjavík - Last minute offer

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A great tour from Reykjavík which gives you two of the most popular tours in one; glacier hike and experiencing an ice cave

Tour code: IMG17

People inside an ice cave

From Reykjavík Blue Ice Cave on The South Coast of Iceland

Now’s the time to visit a blue ice cave on a day tour from Reykjavík during your stay in Iceland!

Conditions are rarely good for ice cave tours in the summer but now that winter is returning, conditions are ideal. Exploring such great natural wonders as a glacier, including crevasses, water cauldrons, ridges and an ice cave, is the perfect combination. On this tour you have the chance to explore an ice cave out in Icelandic nature first hand as well as get in a great moderate glacier hike on one of Iceland’s best known outlet glaciers, Sólheimajökull. After crossing the glacier you’ll enter the blue ice cave. Walking into this frozen world, centuries in the making, is a truly unique experience. This adventure is easily done as a day tour from Reykjavík, just around 2.5 hours away from the city. We will supply the necessary equipment and a guide to ensure your safety.

If you have your own transport you can also choose to meet us on location by Sólheimajökull for this Blue Ice Cave Tour

Join us now for this great opportunity to explore an ice cave in Sólheimajökull.

Please note: Ice cave tours are dependent on the weather. For your safety, tours may be cancelled in the case of unfavorable weather conditions. We will update our guests as soon as possible if a tour has been cancelled due to weather. In some cases we might need to change the tour to a longer glacier walk instead.

Tour Overview

  • Difficulty

    Moderate

    Moderate Difficulty

    Accessible to all those in good health, who are doing some sport regularly and who are used to all-terrain walks. 2-6 hours walking per day, without much carrying.

  • Availability

    Aug - Apr

  • Duration

    11 hrs

  • Pickup

    30 min before departure

  • Group Size

    Up to 12 per guide

  • On the ice

    3 - 3.5 hrs

  • 10

    Minimum age

    10 yrs and a minimum shoe size of European 34 (U.S. - 2.5)

Tour Highlights

Spectacular Ice Formations

Solheimajokull in Iceland

Sólheimajökull Glacier

A man walking on glacier ice using crampons

Walking on a Glacier with Crampons

Glacier Views

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Transport from Reykjavík
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Tea, coffee, water and access to restrooms at Sólheimajökull base

Not Included

  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
  • Lunch

Optional Extras

  • Rain gear (jacket and pants) for glacier
  • Hiking boots for glacier