Glacier Lagoon Sightseeing - Two day minibus tour to Jokulsarlon

Glacier Lagoon Sightseeing & Northern Lights - EI43

Two day minibus tour to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

boat tour jokulsarlon

Boat tour at Jokulsarlon lagoon, possible to add in July

Affordable two day tour along the famous South Coast of Iceland, all the way to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. You get to see it all: black sand beach, glaciers, lagoons, waterfalls and much more. And we go searching for the Northern Lights.

Operated in a minibus.
Small groups and personal service

From 39 900 ISK
per adult

* A single room costs extra

Children (6-15): 50% off

Duration: 2 days

Pickup time: 9:00 - 9:30

Departures: Daily

Available: Dec & Jan

Drop-off: Around 19:00 - 21:00 on the second day

Max group size: 18 persons

Tour highlights:
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
Black Sand Beaches
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Skógafoss Waterfall
Reynisdrangar ocean cliffs
See glaciers and volcanoes
Northern Lights search

Click here for a MAP of the itinerary

Included: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, transportation in a mini-bus, sightseeing with English speaking guide, room, breakfast, aurora watching during winter (when conditions allow).

Bring with you: Warm clothes, sturdy shoes and waterproof outer layers. During winter: Spikes that fit over shoes to provide extra grip on ice (traction cleats).

Not included: Meals are not included except breakfast.

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floating icebergs jokulsarlon

Icebergs floating on the glacier lagoon

Day 1 - Along the South Coast

Our two-day tour takes us along the beautiful south shore of Iceland. Our first stop is at Seljalandsfoss, a very photogenic waterfall that plunges from ancient sea cliffs down over 60 m to a shallow pool. It is possible to take a walk behind the waterfall and enjoy the beautiful scenery from there. The water comes from the infamous volcano and glacier Eyjafjallajökull.

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The water from Seljalandsfoss waterfall sometimes freezes on the stairs

Our next stop will be at Skogar where we will see the Skogafoss Waterfall. It's also 60 m in height and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. Make note of another secret keeper: Myrdalsjokull Glacier is hiding Katla. She's a very explosive and active volcano.

Our next stop will be at the village of Vik where you will find a black sand beach with some fantastic sights such as the picturesque basalt column formations and the magnificent Reynisdrangar sea stacks.

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Reynisfjara black sand beach and the sea stacks Reynisdrangar

Jokulsarlon has been the film location of many Hollywood movies. It is located at the end of an outlet glacier of the great Vatnajokull Glacier. Huge pieces of ice calve from the glacier and end up floating in the lagoon and out to sea.

After we have enjoyed the lagoon with its icebergs we will drive to our accommodation at one of the Country Hotels in South Iceland. Free WiFi is available in the dining room, and the restaurant uses mainly local products on the menu. Breakfast is included in the price. Images of the Country Hotels.

We enjoy dinner upon arrival (not included in tour price). During the evening, and into the night, we look out for the northern lights when conditions allow around the hotel.

Day 2 - Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

After breakfast we spend more time at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon where you will see icebergs of all shapes. We also take a walk alongside the lake and on the black sand shores and look for seals which may be spotted in the lagoon.

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During winter we will be on the lookout for the northern lights, if conditions allow.

After the stop at Jokulsarlon lagoon we go to Skaftafell area in the Vatnajokull National Park, where we'll have a short stop. The glacier tongues there give the national park a majestic fairy tale scenery.

We do some more sightseeing on our way back and enjoy the beautiful sights while we still have daylight.

Skogafoss Waterfall

Beautiful falls, Skogafoss

We hope you have had the time of your life with us! The magnificence of Iceland's nature is more than likely to stir your sense of wonder :)


Note: Due to weather and limited daylight during winter time the itinerary can vary between days. Our guides evaluate circumstances and take the best informed decision possible.


Read about important winter information

Picture Gallery

Images of the Glacier Lagoon

Even more pictures from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Our Accommodations During the Tour

Map

Click here for a MAP of the itinerary

More

Click here for the version of this tour that includes a glacier hike.

northern lights jokulsarlon

The Northern Lights dancing over Jokulsarlon lagoon

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Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

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Reynisfjara black sand beach and the sea stacks Reynisdrangar

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The water from Seljalandsfoss waterfall sometimes freezes on the stairs

floating icebergs jokulsarlon

Icebergs floating on the glacier lagoon

northern lights iceland

During winter we will be on the lookout for the northern lights, if conditions allow.

Reynisdrangar cliffs

Reynisdrangar ocean cliffs in the distance

Skogafoss Waterfall

Beautiful falls, Skogafoss

Reynisfjara basalt rocks

Basalt rock columns

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Please make sure that you select the correct accommodation type under Extras. Single rooms are more expensive. Solo travelers have to book a single room.

If you are staying downtown Reykjavik please read this information about pickup.

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