Fire and Ice - Helicopter Tour

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Fire & Ice - Helicopter Tour - NF11

Discover Thorisjokull glacier & Hengill Geothermal Area

The Fire & Ice tour is truly a unique helicopter experience. This roughly two-hour journey is a combination of a few of our most popular tours and, most importantly, it includes 2 landings! We land at Thorisjokull Glacier as well as the Hengill Geothermal Area.

This tour departs from Reykjavik Domestic Airport


Duration: 110-140 min

Departure time: On request

Group maximum: 10 persons

Available: All year

Age limit: No limit

Difficulty: Easy / Sightseeing

Map (click here)

Tour Highlights:
  • Helicopter tour
  • Two landings
  • Thorisjokull Glacier
  • Hengill Geothermal Area
  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Glymur waterfall

Departure time: We will contact you shortly after you book, and find a suitable departure time.

Meeting location: Reykjavik Domestic Airport, Hangar 1
Nautholsvegur road.
Map to meeting location.

Please note: Any passengers over 120 kg / 265 lbs / 19 stone are required to pay for 1.5 seats in the helicopter. This will ensure that everyone on the tour has a comfortable and safe ride!

Bring with you: Warm clothes, sturdy shoes and a camera.

from:
125 900 ISK per adult

Children (2-12): 94 425 ISK

Children (0-1): Free

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Fire & Ice - Helicopter Tour

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Suitable for: everybody, including people who although young in mind and heart, have found themselves limited as to physical activity due to health reasons or old age. This tour is a great chance for everyone who is interested to enjoy these wonders of nature personally. Wheelchair users are also very welcome.


Tour Description

icy wilderness

Flying over the icy wilderness

We depart from Reykjavik Domestic Airport where we head straight to the glacier of Thorisjokull, where we will make our first landing. On our way there, we will make a scenic flight over Iceland’s highest waterfall, the beautiful Glymur, saving you the trouble of hiking there and offering you a view from our comfortable helicopter instead! Once we reach the Thorisjokull, you can exit the helicopter and traverse the glacier a bit to take some photos, throw a snow ball, make snow angels, or simply enjoy the amazing views and take a deep breath of that fresh, crisp mountain air.

Hengill geothermal area

Hengill geothermal area

We continue our flight onwards to Þingvellir National Park, where the historic parliament site is located. There we will also get a great view of Þingvallavatn, Iceland‘s largest natural lake. Right there, you'll get to see the continental drift of the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates that's only fully visible from above.

The second landing of this tour is in the Hengill geothermal area. It is located in a remote valley accessible only by hiking for a few hours, or by a helicopter. This valley has hot springs and boiling mud pots that you can walk right up to and explore. It is a magical place that is beautiful in any season, summer or winter.