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$442.92 Transfers & Ground Transport

Landmannalaugar Above with departure from Skaftafell airport

Driving through a wast of black sand, lava and moss, with mountains and glaciers on one hand and the sea in the distance on the other. You drive for about 1½ to 2 hours east from Vík and you will have Jökulsárlón, the Glacier Lagoon, in about 45 minute drive further east. There you will find yourself located at Skaftafell, Vantajökull National Park. At our private airport you will meet your pilot prior to your flight, who will explain the flight plan. On this trip, your pilot will fly over Skaftafell, a popular camping site located in Vatnajökull National Park. With good luck you might be able to see Svartifoss, which is unique due to the basalt rock around it.  On your way to Landmannalaugar, you might see sights such as Grænalón as you fly over Skeiðarárjökull, Lakagígar volcano craters and Langisjór. Over Landmannalaugar you will see mountains and valleys reach as far as the eye can see. You might also notice hot springs below your aircraft and Hekla volcano in the distance. On the way back, the pilot will fly you over Eldgjá, a valley and a volcano which is linked to the famous Katla volcanic system. As you land back in Skaftafell, you can take time to chat with your pilot about the route you flew and the sights you saw.

$548.27 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

75-Minute Ultimate Sightseeing Flight from Skaftafell: Landmannalaugar, Vatnajökull Glacier and Grímsvötn Eruption Site

Choose from multiple departure times to suit you, and meet your pilot at the private airport in Skaftafell, where you will be told about the flight plan. As you take off and fly over Skaftafell, you might see the unique Svartifoss waterfall falling from basalt cliffs. You will also fly over Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Iceland. As you fly over Grímsvötn eruption site, you might notice the crater blowing up steam in the middle of the lake on top of the glacier. On your way to Landmannalaugar, you will also fly around the area of Langisjór and Lakagígar volcanic craters. Flying through the fresh air of Iceland’s highlands, you will see the countless mountains and valleys located in Landmannalaugar area. On your way back to Skaftafell, the pilot will fly over Eldjá, a volcano and valley linked to the same eruption system as Katla volcano. After landing back in Skaftafell, you can take some time to chat with your pilot about the route you flew and the sights you saw.

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