Reykjavik

3-Day Ice Cave, South Coast, Golden Circle and Northern Lights from Reykjavik

Badge of ExcellenceReykjavik, Iceland

From $833.33

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 days (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Thoroughly explore the natural highlights of Iceland on this 3-day guided tour that takes in the Golden Circle, south coast, an ice cave, and (with luck) the northern lights. Your guide will take you to see such highlights as Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon where you can embark on an included glacier hike and ice cave tour.
  • Comprehensive Iceland tour: Ideal for those with limited time
  • See highlights including Thingvellir, Gullfoss, and Jökulsárlón
  • Includes 2 nights' accommodation with breakfast
  • Hassle-free Reykjavik hotel pickup and drop-off

What's Included

  • Glacier Hike incl. Safety Equipment
  • Ice Cave Tour via Super Jeep incl. Safety Equipment
  • Breakfast (2)
  • Lunch and Dinner

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

08:00 AM

Pickup details

Pick up starts at 8:00 and might take 30 minutes. Please be ready at your selected location. Read carefully if you will be picked up at your hotel or at the nearest designated area (Bus Stop). For walking distance to bus stops, please check busstop.is.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please contact us regarding pick up. There are some hotels where buses are not allowed to drive. You can find information about designated pick up locations at busstop.is or ask the front desk of your hotel. Pick up from Keflavík airport or outside of the greater capital area is not available.
  • Order or availability of attractions may change due to road or weather conditions.
  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and cannot be guaranteed by the operator. The hotels are in prime locations to maximize chances of seeing them.
  • The limit is 24″ suitcase per person, and no multiple luggage allowed. If there is limited space in the car you might need to leave part of your luggage in our luggage storage.
  • We recommend you bring hiking boots with slip-resistant soles if you are visiting in the winter. Hiking boots are available at the time of booking.
  • Ice caves are a dynamic natural phenomena only accessible during wintertime when temperatures drop. Each year new unique caves are formed in different areas of the glacier. We visit a naturally formed ice cave during this tour. The photos are from this winter season, but the cave and other formations we visit might have changed due to the nature of formations.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Islande anventure
Anastasia_V, Feb 2023
Amazing adventure. Splendid Islandic nature. Highly recomended) Black sand beach, ice caves and waterfalls - unforgetable experience.
A Must Do Trip When In Iceland!
Andrew_M, Feb 2023
This trip was fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgeable and kind. He gave us an excellent tour of this incredible country. Everything was exactly as described if not better. I was impressed at how meticulously planned the whole thing was. Additionally, they were constantly watching the weather so that they could adjust our itinerary around storms and make sure we could still see everything. While we did have a huge storm roll in, our guide still made sure we saw everything listed, and more importantly, he made sure we were safe on our trips through bad weather. I would not have wanted to drive in that myself (blinding snow, heavy rain, and high winds), but he was unfazed. Additionally, the accommodations were perfectly fine. The first night we stayed in Selfoss in a great hotel (Hotel Selfoss) that had a nice view of a river and mountains. It would have been excellent for northern lights viewing given that it was dark, the rooms faced the river, and we had a balcony to watch from, but the lights unfortunately weren't out. The second hotel we stated in was in Höfn (Hótel Höfn). It was not as nice as the first one but it was certainly okay and up to the standards they list in their description. No spectacular views like the first one, but you felt like you were in a quiet little place and you could walk outside to see the lights if they were out (minimal light pollution here). If you google the hotel you will probably see (what I would consider) very nice rooms. the rooms we were placed in were a bit more spartan than those but again, not a problem at all. Both hotels were in line with what is described on their Viator listing. Also, they may use different hotels every time. This is just what I got. All in all, I would HIGHLY recommend this trip. It is the trip of a lifetime. My dad (65y.o.) and I (30 y.o.) both had such an incredible time with this group. Very professional, very accommodating, and very nice. We got to walk through ice tunnels underneath glaciers, walk across glaciers, see beautiful waterfalls & geysers, take pictures on the black sand beach, and marvel at the northern lights (fyi - download the "hello aurora" app for help with tracking them on your trip). This trip does it all.
Outstanding
coran_h, Jan 2023
The glacier caves and hike, the sunrise on the bridge, the unsuspected seals, the constant mountain and sea combination and countless waterfalls all paired with the voice of our amazing guide explaining the intricate beauty of the Land of Fire and Ice! A fully packed 3 days and would do it all again in a heart beat.
Trip of a lifetime
Teresa_B, Mar 2022
This tour was everything we wanted and more. Our tour guide, Petur, had amazing stories about each location we saw and he went the extra mile to make sure the group had the trip we wanted, such as asking us if we wanted to spend more time in a particular location. Every stop was a photographer’s dream. I was unsure about how the glacier hike would go and I was surprised in a very good way. The description lists the hike as “easy,” but I would rate it as moderate. It’s not a flat, snowshoe kind of outing. They give you ice spikes, a harness, helmet and ice axe for a reason. You’re walking and climbing on ice. No previous experience necessary, but you should be in moderate shape and be able to jump over small crevices if needed. What I love about this tour overall is that you can have an amazing time as is without having to pay for a ton of extra upgrades just to see other sights, which is the case with some tours in Europe. I highly recommend this tour!
Checked off the bucket list
JOANN_L, Mar 2022
I loved the ice caves and glacier hiking. I would return in a heartbeat because Iceland is one of the most beautiful places I’ve been to
Worth it!
Ms_A, Dec 2021
We had an amazing 3 day tour with Gon Thor as guide.Gon was very warm and helpful throughout the trip. We went from seeing golden circle to ice cave to glacier hiking and it was all so worth it. Definitely a good recommendation if you want to experience iceland in 3 days.
Fantastic tour
Claire_Z, Jan 2020
This was a fantastic tour with a wonderful guide, Rocky. The weather was good to us on day 1 and 2 so we got to see just about all of the highlights on our itinerary. Rocky also went above and beyond to chase the northern lights and we saw it on the second night. He also got us back to Reykjavík through a snowstorm! The other tour guides for the smaller activities were also very professional. Thanks Troll Expeditions for taking us around to see your breathtaking country!
Iceland is for Adventure!
Robert_M, Jan 2020
We had a great time on our Iceland adventure, even if the weather didn't totally cooperate. Dugar, our guide, was highly knowledgeable, friendly and upbeat. As we set off for the glacier hike in the rain, Dugar reminded us "Iceland is for Adventure!" Despite the weather we still got to do everything on the itinerary and had an awesome time doing it. The glacier hike, blue ice cave, and 'diamond' beach were the favorites for our family, but really we loved every stop on the tour. On the last night the weather cleared just in time for us to even get to see a slight glow of the Northern Lights.
Memorável 😃🥶👍
Cristela_S, Feb 2023
Viagem de 3 dias com muita aventura... Excelente guia e óptimos hotéis... Obrigada a Troll Expeditions... Muito bom... Recomendo vivamente!