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Langjökull Tours

Iceland is famous for the extraordinary natural beauty of its volcanic-carved landscapes and more than ten per cent of the island is covered with ice. The nearest extensive glacier to the capital city of Reykjavik is Langjökull, which stretches across 367 miles sq (950 km sq) in the mid-western highlands and is the second-largest in the country. The glacier sits at 4,000 ft (1,200 m) above sea level and its melt waters travel through subterranean streams to feed Lake Þingvallavatn 32.25 miles (50 km) to the south. Over many millennia Langjökull’s ice has grown to a thickness of 1,650 ft (500 m), and in 2010 a system of vast manmade ice caves and tunnels were excavated underneath the glacier, big enough to be explored by eight-wheeled trucks, which venture underground to tour a mysterious world of dazzling blue and silver compacted ice. 

Visiting Langjökull can be combined with a tour of the Golden Circle, a popular sightseeing route from Reykjavik that encompasses some of Iceland’s most extraordinary geographical phenomena, from geysers and volcanic craters to spectacular waterfalls such as Gullfoss. The snow-swept countryside around the glacier is also popular for snow mobile expeditions, cross-country (Nordic) ski-ing, trekking and mountaineering. 

Practical Info

Langjökull is 12.5 miles (20 km) from Husafell down an unmade track, which is open June through September, weather permitting. Thanks to the unpredictability of the ice, it is not possible to make a private visit to the glacier.

Tours & Tickets

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Classic Ice Cave Experience from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide, Reykjavik, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Classic Ice Cave Experience from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 26 Reviews

Explore the natural environment on, around, and within Langjökull glacier and its man-made ice cave on this full-day experience from Reykjavik. You'll see ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $292.83
Ice Cave and Snowmobile Tour of Langjökull Glacier from Reykjavik with Live Guide and ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Ice Cave and Snowmobile Tour of Langjökull Glacier from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

Spend a day at the incredible Langjökull glacier, Iceland's second-largest ice cap, on this tour from Reykjavik. You'll traverse the ice on a snowmobile ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $404.50
Into the Glacier Ice Cave Tour and Lava Cave Day Trip from Reykjavik with Live Guide and ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Into the Glacier Ice Cave Tour and Lava Cave Day Trip from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

On this day trip from Reykjavik, you'll discover what lies beneath the surface of a glacier as well as the surface of the earth as you visit a man-made ice ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $404.50
Golden Circle Super Jeep adventure with snowmobiling, Reykjavik, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Golden Circle Super Jeep adventure with snowmobiling

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Super jeep and Snowmobile adventure on the most popular route in Iceland. The Golden Circle includes Thingvellir national park, Geysir and Gullfoss. To add on ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $483.91
Wonders of Iceland: Golden Circle and Glacier Snowmobiling from Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Ski & Snow
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Wonders of Iceland: Golden Circle and Glacier Snowmobiling from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

One of the most popular tours in Iceland due to the number of experiences you can enjoy all in one day, the Golden Circle and Snowmobile adventure comes highly ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $807.78
Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik plus Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier, Reykjavik, Ski ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik plus Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 78 Reviews

This tour combines the very popular Golden Circle tour with the adventure of a lifetime - a one-hour snowmobile ride on Langjökull glacier, Iceland's ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $276.00
Grand Golden Circle Faxi and Kerid Minibus Tour from Reykjavík, Reykjavik, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Grand Golden Circle Faxi and Kerid Minibus Tour from Reykjavík

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 Reviews

This Golden Circle small-group tour allows you to visit some of Iceland’s most stunning sights in just 7-8 hours. Small group tour will stop at all the main ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration: 7 to 8 hrs

From USD $81.89
Into the Glacier: Langjökull Glacier Ice Cave Tour, Reykjavik, Nature & Wildlife
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Into the Glacier: Langjökull Glacier Ice Cave Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

Put the ice in Iceland with this day trip to Langjökull glacier, the second largest glacier in Iceland. On this 2-3 hour tour, your guide won't just take ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $176.44
Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

Experience Langjokull glacier first hand on this snowmobile ride to a natural ice cave. This full-day guided tour includes complementary pickup and drop-off ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $354.87
Small-Group Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier and Bathing in the Secret Lagoon with Lunch, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Small-Group Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier and Bathing in the Secret Lagoon with Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Driving through the Geysir hot spring area from Reykjavik with it‘s boiling mud pits and spouting hot springs we head straight towards Langjökull glacier ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $476.47

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