Travel in Luxury SUV following the picturesque southern coastline passing the villages of Selfoss, Vik, and Kirkjubaejarklaustur as well as Skogafoss, a mighty and much-photographed waterfall on the south coast. Continue through the vast desert of Skeidararsandur, an area which can be prone to sandstorms.
Many of Iceland‘s biggest glacial rivers run into the Atlantic Ocean off the south shore and each year they carry millions of tons of black volcanic sand, constantly altering the shape of the coastline and creating vast black deserts. Just before reaching the lagoon, the drive passes Oraefajokull glacier, home to Iceland‘s highest peak, Hvannadalshnjukur, at 2119 m.
Jokulsarlon is a stunning glacial lagoon that is constantly changing as the massive glacier tongue retreats. Icebergs of all shapes, sizes and in many hues of blue, turquoise and white, break off from the glacier and float around the lagoon. You will have time to walk the shores of the lagoon to admire the surreal shapes and take time to photograph the lagoon‘s wonderful, mirror-like reflections. For an even closer view, you can go on a cruise aboard an amphibious vessel and sail amongst the oddly-shaped ice formations.
Jokulsarlon is a natural wonder that has to be seen to be believed. This may be one of the longest day tours from Reykjavik but it is also one of the most highly recommended. Note that the itinerary is subject to weather and road conditions. Warm clothes and sturdy shoes are recommended as the terrain can be rough underfoot.
Jokulsarlon day tour highlights: Skaftafell national park Volcanic sandy beach Glacial rivers Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon Boat ride on the lagoon is optional for additional price Vatnajokull and the Oraefajokull glaciers Small villages Comfortable way to travel You can choose in Extras whether you travel in Luxury SUV or in our famous Superjeep.
On Luxury SUV you will have easier access and more comfort. The Private tours, this one you buy per Luxury SUV (up to 5 persons) or per Superjeep (up to 6 persons) or per Monster truck (up to 10 persons) for you or your group only and the time schedule you can change as you want, In all our Private tours, you can add any extra activities you like. (Snowmobiling, ATV & Buggy, Helicopter, Boats, Kayak, Diving & Snorkeling, Horse Riding, Ice cave, Glacier hiking, Lava cave, Gamla laughing, Into volcano, Mountain biking) Basically, whatever you want, we can make it happen! This tour lasts 8-9 hours. Free pick-up from your hotel in the capital area begins at 8:30
Please be at your pickup location in time for your
departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop
and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in
your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider
Pick-up from and return to your accommodation in Reykjavik
All safety gear (helmets, harness, etc.)
Small refreshments (soup, coffee/tea and perhaps some sweets)
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