This tour is your chance to go on a unique outdoor adventure in southeast Iceland. From Reykjavik, visit Vatnajökull National Park, home to the largest glacier in Iceland. Enjoy lunch (own expense) before following your expert guide on a hike on the majestic Virkisjökull Glacier, offering picturesque sights you won't be able to forget. Then, take a scenic boat trip on the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and admire the surrounding wonderworld of ice.
Take an amazing day trip to Vatnajökull National Park in southeast Iceland and experience the beauty of one of Europe’s largest glaciers. After pickup from your Reykjavik hotel in a comfortable coach, enjoy a drive along Iceland’s south coast and have lunch at the park entrance (own expense) in Skaftafell before starting your adventure to the Virkisjökull Glacier.At the Virkisjökull Glacier, your specially trained and highly qualified guide will take you on a scenic hike on the glacier itself. After a brief safety introduction you will feel the ancient ice under your feet as you explore the glacier and take in the incredible views. High above on the outlet rises the massive Vatnajökull Glacier in all its glory, an incredible sight you won’t forget!As you walk on crampons (metal spikes for the soles of your shoes), which are necessary to enjoy a safe walk on the ice, see spectacular ice formations such as deep sink holes and rugged ice crevasses. Your guide will tell you all about the Vatnajökull Glacier and the rough outlet glaciers that descend magnificently from the main hub toward the ocean.Afterward, continue to the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in Breiðamerkursandur. Explore this must-see area by boat! Glide between huge icebergs, which constantly break away from the glacier tongue of Breiðamerkurjökull, producing an incredible wonderworld of ice. After your scenic boat ride, stop for coffee and a warm, tasty Icelandic waffle with cream and jam before starting your relaxing journey back to Reykjavík.