Katla Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik

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  • 11 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Discover the marvels of Icelandic nature and set your sights on the most amazing ice cave on a day tour
  • Katla Volcano and Mýrdalsjökull glacier combined their forces and made a breathtaking ice cave
  • Marvel at the many layers of the glacier to see how it had built up over time
  • Enter the cathedral-like atmosphere of the ice dome produced by the Katla Volcano in Kötlujökull outlet glacier
  • Hop into a Super Jeep and get ready for an incredible journey in an icy land
  • You can also join this Ice Cave Tour if you're coming from Vik
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  • 5 May 2018
    view was magnificent. travelling time is abit long though

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  • Katla Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik (AA-KICRVK)

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Knowledgeable glacier guide
    • Super Jeep ride
    • Visit to a natural ice cave
    • Crampons for walking on ice
    • Round trip transfers from Reykjavik

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Food and drinks

    US$ 210.10

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • Knowledgeable glacier guide
    • Super Jeep ride
    • Visit to a natural ice cave
    • Crampons for walking on ice
    • Round trip transfers from Reykjavik

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Food and drinks
What To Expect

This amazing day tour out of Reykjavik lets you see two polar extremes of this natural wonder with trip to see the glaciers and the Katla Volcano. The tour starts from Reykjavik, where you'll be passing by charming towns with mountains on one side and a picturesque sea on the other. A Super Jeep will then take you to Mýrdalsjökull glacier, where you'll get a chance to marvel at the otherworldly layers of differently-colored ice that are almost like stripes. Enter the glacier and explore, surrounded by giant ice walls on each side as your guide tells you about the glacier's history. At the end of the tunnel, you'll come upon the outlet glacier Kötlujökull, with the ice dome created by the Katla Volcano, which it's named after. It's a fantastic wonder, with its hole in the glacier roof where light shines in, creating a heavenly atmosphere. You'll also be able to search for smaller ice caves afterward, and enjoy the sight of the sun glistening off the ice as you head to Vik, where you'll be having lunch. Afterwards, you'll then go to see the Skógafoss waterfall, which is so majestic and eerie that it has been featured in films - the last stop before returning to Reykjavik around dinner time. Don't forget to take photographs of this unforgettable journey!

Kötlujökull glacier
See the incredible Mýrdalsjökull glacier and climb it!
Kötlujökull 
See the beautiful layers of ice that have formed on it
Kötlujökull glacier
Enjoy the sun glistening off the ice as you drive in a Super Jeep
ice cave tour
It's an incredible experience that makes you aware of the awesome power of nature
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 8:00am pick up from your hotel or a nearby meeting point in Reykjavík
  • Pass charming towns and rivers with mountains on one side and sea on the other side
  • 11:00am an exciting Super Jeeps drive to Mýrdalsjökull glacier
  • Safety briefing and walk on the glacier
  • Ice cave visit
  • Visit Vík and have lunch (at own expense)
  • Skógafoss waterfall
  • Return to Reykjavík around dinner time
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 10-15
  • Children aged 0-9 are not permitted to join this tour
  • Suitable for most people in fair condition. You have to be able to walk on uneven surface and hike for at least 2-3 hours at a slow pace, with breaks. Trails are generally of good quality and glacier travel is at a relatively low angle
  • Travelers are advised to purchase their own insurance if necessary
  • Itinerary is subject to weather and traffic condition
What to Bring:
  • Warm and waterproof jacket and pants, hiking boots and headwear and gloves
  • Lunch is not provided on this trip so it is recommended that customers bring their own lunch (for the longer trips), snacks and a bottle of water (you can refill during the trip)
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the travel date and time specified

Pick Up Information:

  • Pick up and drop offs are available from select accommodations and special Tour Bus Stops in central Reykjavik
  • The pick up time and location will be displayed on your voucher
  • Pick up can take up to 30 minutes starting from the time on your ticket. Please wait at your designated pick up location in this time span
  • If you are unable to find your accomodation during check out then please select the Tour bus stop closest to your location or an alternative hotel
  • In some instances the name of your accomodation will be followed with "Pick up at" in these instances, we require you to travel to an alternative location for your pick up, we try our best to keep these travel times to a minimum
  • Please see Tour Bus Stop locations guide for more information
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
  • In case of inclement weather, the tour will be cancelled and you will get full refund
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Reviews (3) 4.0
  • WAI KWAN 9 Oct 2018
    Little bit disappointed as the expectations against actual is not really matched as the photos on the tour advertising is too beautiful to attract us to join this tour, but the sightseeing are super nice as beautiful weather in that day.
  • Li Wen 5 May 2018
    view was magnificent. travelling time is abit long though
  • Shih Ling 20 May 2018
    The driver and the guide both have 100 points. They are very kind and very satisfied!
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