From £279

Explore the man made Ice Cave of Langjokull and and the largest Lava Cave in Iceland, Vidgelmir.

Into Ice & Lava tour is a chance to get both beneath the surface of a glacier and below the earth in a lava cave. We explore the man made Ice Cave of Langjokull and the largest Lava Cave in Iceland, Vidgelmir. It is an amazing opportunity to get to know Iceland inside and out in the beautiful area of Borgardjordur.

Step on board the all new bus fleet, equipped with computer tablets in each seat. On the tablets you can use the GPS Sensitive In Bus Audio Guide, providing interesting facts and information about Iceland and the places included in the tour in 10 languages. Onboard you will find a host who will be happy to assist you during the day. The buses are also equipped with USB chargers and free WiFi.    

You soon learn that in Iceland everything is possible as you step aboard one of the huge specially modified monster trucks and drive up the glacier to the Ice Cave. Before you know it, you find yourself standing on top of an ice cap and about to begin your descent down below the surface of the glacier to explore what lies beneath.  

The Ice Cave is a man made glacier cave high up in the remote highlands of Iceland. During this magical journey deep within the glacier, you will learn how global warming has begun to affect the glacial environment. You also get to see stunning blue glacier ice and wonderful glacier formations. The glacier is in constant motion and we can witness that movement of nature itself firsthand. The temperature inside the glacier is usually around zero degrees Celsius or 32 Fahrenheit.

After the ice cave tour we get back onboard the glacier truck and head back down. After lunch break at Hotel Husafell we go on to explore the mightiest lava cave in Iceland, Vidgelmir. Your cave guide will show and explain the amazing features of the cave including the wonderful colours, lava stalactites and stalagmites. The unique wooden walkway with railings and remotely operated lighting make this tour easily accessible and highly enjoyable. After the cave adventure we take the scenic route back to Reykjavik.       

Duration: 10-11 hours 

Departures:  Daily at 07:45 NOTE: Hotel pick-up 07:15, please be ready in time for your pick up outside your hotel!

Price per person: From £279 for adults, children up to 11 years of age free of charge

Please wear/bring: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm wind and waterproof clothes including hats, golves and sturdy boots. We also recommend you bring your own headphones, simply because they will fit you best. Headphones are available for purchase on board the bus.

Booking instructions 

1)  While booking your holiday, you will be given the option to add day excursions and airport transfers as part of the booking process. Please first select the package you wish to book with travel dates and accommodation.

2)  If you have already booked a holiday with us, you can retrieve your booking and follow the instructions for adding day excursions and airport transfers.

3) If you have made a flight only booking with Icelandair, you can book day excursions and airport transfers. Please be sure to provide the name of your hotel when prompted for pick up purposes.

  • Pick-up and drop-off between your Reykjavik hotel and the tour (this tour will not pick up passengers staying at hotels outside of Reykjavik)
  • Knowledgeable host during the tour
  • One hour guided tour of the Langjokull Ice Cave with all necessary safety equipment
  • Transfer in a specially modified glacier truck on the glacier
  • Vidgelmir Lava Cave tour with knowledgeable guide, including safety equipment
  • In-bus audio guide with choice of languages. Please bring your own headphones if possible (available for purchase on board the bus) 

Not Included:

  • Meals and refreshments during the tour

NOTE: Hotel pick-up 07:15, please be ready in time for your pick up outside your hotel!

  • Please wear/bring suitable wind and waterproof winter clothing and boots for the trip
  • Please note this tour will not pick up passengers staying at hotels outside of Reykjavik
  • Choices of roads and availability of activities are condition dependent, including snow layers
  • The tour operator has the right to change the itinerary or cancel the tour according to weather or road conditions.
  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements
  • All inquiries on change or cancellation must be sent to
  • Full Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions can be found here

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