Go for a hike on Vatnajokull, and visit the ice caves with blue ice and views of the glacier from the inside. Under the ice cap of the biggest glacier in Europe lie several active volcanoes and an ice cavern system that is several kilometers long. The surrounding landscape is dotted with black volcanic rocks showing through the white snow. Try ice climbing, or sail up to the glacier and around the icebergs in a speedboat. Watch seals swimming around the ice blocks, which are moving down the channel to the sea. Wear ice shoes with spikes, and bring a hot-water bottle with you. For Vatnajokull and beyond, use our Vatnajokull National Park trip itinerary builder app to get the most from your Vatnajokull National Park vacation.
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Ice Cave Tour of Europe's Largest Glacier BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $188
Duration: 5 hours
What a masterpiece of our nature. Visit the tongue of a glacier. You will find yourself in a different world. Easy to imagine SciFi movies and you in the middle of this scenery. Just impressive more »
The glacier lagoon is a unique phenomena which makes the long travel to the far west of Iceland worthwhile more »
Went up with Galcier travels, Andrei was a great guide and great photographer. Great time on the ice and in the caves.
Absolutely amazing place. A must visit for all tourists visiting Iceland
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