Activities Snowmobile Tours
Into the Glacier
2-4 hour tour. Snowmobile tour and a visit to the Into the Glacier ice tunnels
Imagine yourself driving a snowmobile on Langjökull, Iceland’s second largest glacier and then entering inside to see the largest man-made ice tunnel in the world!
The snowmobile tour is an amazing first-hand experience of the power and beauty of Langjökull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. Get ready to drive yourself up to the ice tunnels located 1260 meters above sea level to enjoy the amazing view just below the clouds. An experienced guide will lead the tour and also teach the basics of operating a snowmobile. Anyone 18 years or older with a driver’s license can take part in this once in a lifetime adventure. Midway through the snowmobile ride our guides will take you into the icy world of Langjokull where you enjoy the amazing man-made tunnels leading to the heart of the glacier. After you have finished your journey inside you will be taken back to Húsafell for the end of your tour.
Please notice that departure for this tour is either from Husafell or Klaki base camp at Langjokull Glacier’s edge. You will need your own car to drive to the glacier where the tour starts.
- Snowmobile ride on Langjokull glacier (2 persons share 1 snowmobile)
- Guided Ice tunnel tour for about one hour
- English speaking guide during the snowmobile ride and inside the ice tunnels
During winter schedule, 16th of October to 31st of May The meeting point is Húsafell center and all tours depart from there. When driving from Reykjavik please give yourself at least 2 hours to reach Húsafell and check in 30 minutes before your tour. During summer schedule, 1st of June to 15th of October. Please note that road 550, leading to Klaki base camp, is a rough gravel road, only suitable for 4×4 vehicles. If you do not have a 4×4 vehicle, we strongly recommend booking the shuttle service from Húsafell. The shuttle ride takes approximately 40 minutes and costs 2.000 ISK per adult guest for the round trip. The price for teenagers, age 12-15, is 1000 ISK and free for children, age 0-11. The tour departs from base camp approximately 40 minutes after the scheduled departure time from Húsafell. Departure times of shuttle transfer from Húsafell: 10:00 and 12:30 Corresponding departure times of Snowmobile tour from our basecamp: 10:50 and 13:20 Please note that these departure times are an approximate as they are dependent on the arrival of the shuttle transfer from Húsafell. Driving directions to Klaki base camp from Húsafell. Continue driving on road #518 and make a right turn to road #550 at the intersection right after you have driven out of the small forest. Drive on road #550 for about 20 minutes, before you make a left turn towards Klaki base camp. You will see a sign that reads Langjökull as well as an Into the Glacier logo. After about 10 minute drive you will reach Klaki base camp. When driving from Reykjavik please give yourself at least 2,5 hours to reach Klaki basecamp and check in 30 minutes before your tour. GPS coordinates: Klaki base camp – N64 39.014 W20 34.962
- 2 hours and 30 minutes
- Price From:
- 29.900 ISK