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Ultimate Skaftafell - AF7

View some of Iceland's most iconic sites from above

From the eruption area all the way over to glaciers views. This combination tour will show you historic sites of Iceland from the sky, nothing more magical than viewing the glaciers, mountains, hot springs and landscape in a different sight.


Duration: 75 min

Departure time: See booking engine

Available: All year

Difficulty: Easy

Minimum: 2 passengers

Tour Highlights:
  • Landmannalaugar
  • Grímsvötn Eruption Site
  • Mýrdalsjökull Ice Cap
  • Hot springs

Where to meet:

The tour is operated from Skaftafell Terminal – Tour Center. The best way to get there is to drive on road nr. 1 and turn off the road to the opposite side of Skaftafell National Park. GPS coordinates: 64°00’10.7″N 16°56’29.4″W

Note:

Pilot guided fixed-wing tour, All passengers get a window seat with a full view.

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from:
54 100 per adult

Youth (2-12): 40 575

Children (0-2): 0


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Tour Description

This incredible combination tour blends two of our most popular activities into one perfect package, encompassing a plethora of amazing sights that epitomize the land of fire and ice. It begins with the gorgeous yet tragic Lakagígar area – a vast volcanic crater that was carved into the earth by one of the most vicious volcanic eruptions in recorded history. It occurred in 1783 – leaving in its wake a massive 27-kilometer fissure which is now decorated by rich vegetation and a horrific famine that killed around a quarter of Iceland’s population, making it the perfect example of the powerful geothermal activities that effect Iceland to this day.

From there we will head to the stunning geothermal area known as Landmannalaugar, renowned for its multi-colored rhyolite mountains that gleam in the sun and its many bubbling hot spring valleys. The final stop on the tour is the iconic Grímsvötn eruption site – an alien landscape that is profoundly beautiful. It is situated on the southwestern side of the Vatnajökull Glacier, Europe’s largest, and erupts more frequently than any other volcano in Iceland. The majority of the volcano is hidden beneath the vast ice cap, making it the perfect marriage of fire and ice. That coupled with the epic volcanically formed landscape to the north of the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap, ensures that this breathtaking combination tour really does encapsulate some of the finest sights on offer in the land of fire and ice.



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Disclaimer: If the weather forecast is not looking promising at the time of the tour we: A) Try to change the time on the same day (e.g. go in the afternoon instead of the morning). B) Offer you to go on a different date (e.g. the day before or the day after). C) Try to change the location of the flight (e.g. go from Bakki airport instead of Reykjavík). If we are fully booked and can not offer options A, B or C then we always give a full refund!


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