- duration 3 hours
- tour type Group
- age requirement 10+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Ice cave Exploration
- Walking on a glacier with crampons
- Short walk on a glacier
- Blue ice
On this Ice Cave and Glacier Walk combo tour, you will explore the naturally formed ice caves. Before heading off to a glacier walk on crampons around the glacier tongue.
The ice caves, only accessible in winter, open up for exploration when the meltwater underneath the glacier freezes over and leaves behind these ice tunnels. Your experienced guide will tell you more about their formation and show you around the caves. You will get plenty of time to take pictures of these breathtaking surroundings.
You will then head up to the surface of the glacier, where your guide will lead you through the ever-changing glacial landscape. They will show you deep crevasses and unique ice features, whilst teaching you about the behavior of glaciers and their impact on nature.
The walk to the glacier takes about 45-55 min. Duration of the trip can be 3,5 - 4,0 hours. Please dress according to the Icelandic weather.
Please note that ice caves are a natural phenomena and the conditions can change depending on weather. Your safety is our first priority so sometimes our tours may be canceled with short notice due to weather conditions or safety concerns. If this happens we will always do our best to offer you an alternative tour if weather permits. Changes might also have to be done during the season because of accessibility to the ice cave and the trip might have to be relocated.
Guiding, glacier gear, and safety equipment
- Rain gear
- Hiking boots
- Warm clothing
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ice Cave and Glacier Walk tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.Payment
A deposit of 20 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 07 August 2020 full payment is required.Travel Insurance
Ice Cave and Glacier Walk tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Ice Cave and Glacier Walk tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.