The Lofthellir Ice Cave Tour starts from Lake Mývatn, the journey to the cave leads you through rugged tracks along incredible geology. The Drive leads you past the volcano Mt. Hverfjall and along Lúdentarborgir crater row. Once we reach the roots of Mt.Hvannfell, you will hike with your guide for 30 minutes across the lava fields to the entrance of Lofthellir cave. There you will be provided with a helmet, headlamp and studded boots for better grip, inside this Ice Cave.
We travel slowly and safely into the cave in a single line, guided by your cave guide, whom will help you to safely move through the cave. The entrance of the cave is the most narrow part of the cave and you will need to crawl through. However, with every step you take into the cave it just get’s bigger!
What is included: Fully guided tour, transportation, Cave exploration equipment; helmet, headlight and studded boots
What is not included: Personal insurance. Refreshments.
What to bring: Good shoes for cold weather, clothing, and outerwear suitable for the chilly or cold weather. Waterproof pants are good as you will be sitting or crawling at times on the icy floor. Sunglasses. Don´t forget your camera!
Good to know: We recommend you bring warm and waterproof clothing, gloves, good walking shoes and a water bottle.
Your safety is our first priority so itinerary might be altered due to bad weather or road conditions. We might have to cancel or reschedule the tour if weather or other conditions are not in our favor. All canceled tours, on our behalf, are 100% refunded.
Price: from 17.900.- isk per person, 8.950.- isk per person for kids 8-12 years old. For more than 10 persons or larger groups, please contact us for a quote.
A private tour can also be arranged for those who would like an exclusive experience with their own group, please contact us for a quote.
We accept most credit- and debit cards