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.
The following is important information applicable to our tours. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone, we are here to make your tour exceptional!
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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 the summer schedule, the 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
Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all the seats are booked out. Please book your tour early to avoid disappointment. You can book this tour online using the booking form or just call our office. We typically respond to phone calls from 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM GMT – if you do not reach us, please send an email and we will reply to your message as soon as possible.
All prices are per person. We accept payment by major credit and debit cards with no additional fees. Gratuities are not included.
Tour itinerary changes:
At all times your safety is our first priority. You can expect any kind of weather in Iceland. For this reason, the tour itinerary may be subject to change the sights without notice or the tour might be canceled due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. If the timing changes, we will need your valid mobile phone number to contact you and inform you of the time change. Please don’t forget to fill out your phone number on the booking form. If the tour is canceled, you can choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your tour for another day. We make every effort to avoid any such changes wherever possible.
Since the weather is unpredictable, always bring comfortable outdoor clothes, warm layers, with waterproof and windproof outer-layers. Jeans are not suitable clothing; a waterproof jacket and shoes and a warm sweater are highly recommended. It’s best to wear boots as it’s pretty cold on the glacier and they can get wet. You or your passenger can wear a small backpack or a camera bag while riding on a snowmobile. Please ensure all zips, straps, and flaps are secured when your snowmobile is in motion. Bring some snack or packed lunch. Bring your personal daily medications if required – please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.
Persons with recent surgery, back injuries or who are pregnant are not recommended to participate in the snowmobile tours. Please note that this tour may not be suitable for those with claustrophobia. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Payment and cancelation:
Full payment is required at time of booking to secure your place. We require 24 hrs notice of cancellation for a refund. Any cancellation made within less than 24 hours prior to departure will be fully charged.