2-Day Excursion on the Icelandic West Coast: Discover ice and lava caves – Departing from Reykjavik

Highlights

  • The Víðgelmir lava cave over 1100 years old

  • The thermal waters of Deildartunguhver

  • The geothermal pool in Húsafell

  • The ice caves

Essential info*

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 2 days

Tour with Commentary

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Discover the west coast of Iceland and visit its volcanoes and caves while staying in a 4-star hotel!

We will come get you in the morning to bring you to Borgarfjörður. Once arrived in Húsafell, you will first lunch in a local bistro before heading to Víðgelmir where one of the world’s biggest lava caves is located. The cave is located under an enormous layer of lava created during a volcanic eruption over 1100 years ago. The cave is equipped with all the necessary infrastructure to experience a comfortable and secure tour accompanied by expert guides.

Following this excursion, you will be welcomed to the new 4-star hotel in Húsafell where you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. Take some time to wander around the natural landscape or go for a relaxing dip in the pool. If the weather permits, you may also have the possibility to see the northern lights. 

On the second day, climb aboard a “Monster Ice Truck”, special truck designed to travel across the ice-sheet of Langjökull. Once you arrive in the cave, you will discover the hidden heart of the blue-colored glacier. An expert guide will accompany you in the tunnels and tell you all the information you need on the history and the formation of the glacier.

After the visit of the caves, you will return to Húsafell where you will have some free time to spend as you like. Enjoy a meal in the local restaurants, swim in the thermal pools or wander along the Birch tree trails. You will return to Reykjavik at the end of the afternoon.
 

Options

Pick-ups are made at the bus stops closest to your hotel. Please refer to the map below to select the closest bus stop.

PLEASE NOTE: Each adult can accompany a maximum of 2 children/infants

Good to know

  • Seasonal activity: available every day from October to May only (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Starting time : 8:30 am from the terminal (pickup from hotels and busstops is 30 minutes before)
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  • The price indicated corresponds to an adult hosted in a double room 
  • It is recommended to bring good hiking shoes, gloves, thick socks, a wind and waterproof jacket and heat-insulating clothes
  • Bring a bathing suit and towel if you would like to swim in the Húsafell thermal pools
  • Free for children aged under 12 years of age if they share a room with 2 adults (one child per room)
  • Children under 4 years are not allowed to visit the Víðgelmir lava cave
  • Please note that the program and destinations can change in the event of bad weather and road conditions
  • See the list below for details of the available pick-up sights for the tour departure
  • PLEASE NOTE: Each adult can accompany a maximum of 2 children/infants

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Piick-up/drop-off near the main hotels of Reykjavik
  • Transport
  • The services of a professional guide
  • One-night stay with breakfast at the Húsafell Hotel
  • Entry ticket to the ice cave in the Langjökull glacier
  • Entry ticket to the Víðgelmir lava cave
  • Materials and equipment to explore the caves
  • The services of an expert certified guide
  • Access to the thermal pool in Húsafell

Not included

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras and individual purchases

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