Hop on a snowmobile and go on an exhilarating ride on the snowy slopes. You’ll be talking about your adventure on Iceland’s second largest glacier for years to come! Welcome to the wintry world of glaciers in Iceland!
Choose your pick-up from Reykjavik or meeting location at Skjól at the time of booking.
Depending on your choice, your tour guide can pick you up at a designated point in Reykjavik, or you can meet us on location at Skjól. You’ll have to select your preference upon booking the tour.
Next, we’ll drive up towards Langjökull Glacier in a specialized Super Jeep, which is an exciting experience in itself. After arriving at our glacier base camp, you will be provided with all the necessary snowmobiling gear, including a snowmobile suit, gloves, balaclava, and helmet for your snowmobile ride. Before your one-hour excursion starts, your professional glacier snowmobiling guide will show you how to operate a snowmobile safely. Langjökull Glacier is home to several enormous ice-filled volcanic craters rimmed by imposing volcanoes and set in the breathtaking Icelandic interior. The views from the flanks of Langjökull are quite incredible. In the distance rests Eiríksjökull glacier, the highest mountain in west Iceland, the dome-shaped Hofsjökull glacier, and the Kerlingafjöll Mountain range.
You’re sure to take tons of memories home from your thrilling adventure in the wintry wonderland of Langjokull’s icy slopes!
Please select your pick-up from Reykjavik or meet on location at Skjól at the time of booking.
Skjól meeting point: Skjól Camping 35, Iceland.
The tour price is for one person when sharing a two-person snowmobile. Please choose the solo ride option when booking in odd numbers. Also, if you want to ride alone on the snowmobile, select the "solo on a snowmobile" option. You must book a solo snowmobile for 8.500 ISK extra for a solo or an odd number of bookings.
If you wish to have a solo snowmobilebut do not have a valid driver's license, then you can book an extra guide to operate your snowmobile for an additional 50.000 ISK. Please get in touch with our sales desk for further information and booking.
A Super Jeep is a highly modified vehicle equipped with 38" to 50" tires and a robust suspension system, uniquely designed to handle Iceland's diverse terrains and conditions. Dive deeper into the world of Super Jeep Tours.
A 4x4 is a vehicle with four wheels that drive together, suitable for mild off-roading. An SUV is a spacious vehicle designed for light off-roading and various terrains. A Super Jeep is a heavily modified vehicle, built for challenging terrains with features like large tires and snorkels. A Super Truck is a large vehicle modified like a Super Jeep but designed to carry up to 58 passengers. Explore the distinctions in our Super Jeep Tours section.
This is a great question. We ask all participants to be ready from the start of the pickup time indicated. This is because you may well be the first pick up of the day. Please be at your assigned location at the start time that you chose when booking the tour.
Here you should wait for your guide.
Have your email and phone number listed with us so we can contact you if we run into any trouble finding you.
Yes, we do. Langjökull Ice Cave is a magical experience, the tour has no minimum age and is a wonderful option for the whole family. Whale Watching with our partner company Elding has been a favourite with families traveling with young children, these guys have a great success rate in seeing whales (upwards of 98% in the summertime).
Another option would be the Landmannalaugar Safari on this tour you get to explore parts of the Icelandic highlands and bathe in natural hot springs. Most of our jeep tours are also suitable for children over the age of 6 years old. If you would like a nice and relaxing experience we would also recommend the Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon tour.
Your safety is our number one priority! Keeping this in mind, Arctic Adventures reserves the right to adjust the itinerary and/or take different routes depending on conditions. Please read more information in our cancellation policy.
The standard in Iceland is 230V and 50Hz and we use F-type power sockets and plugs, so you might have to bring an adaptor if you are visiting from UK, USA, Canada or other countries using a different voltage, Hz or plugs.
Our tours are split into four different categories that help participants to understand what to expect from the tour. The categories are Easy, Moderate, Challenging and Demanding. Each tour is rated making it easier to find tours that suit you.
We’ve partnered with the Kolviður Fund in a new carbon offsetting program, which passengers can select to participate in at the time of booking.
The Kolviður Fund is the oldest, most respected carbon offsetting program in Iceland. With your support, one tree will be planted in special Kolviður forests in Iceland to carbon offset your tour with us.
Kolviður forests are strategically planted to absorb the maximum amount of CO2 and the forests are protected for a minimum of 60 years. During their lifetime the trees absorb carbon and store it in their root system, trunk, and branches. Trees also prevent soil erosion and maintain storage of carbon in the soil.
You do not need previous snowmobile driving experience. Your guide will provide easy to follow operating instructions.
However, you do need a valid Driving License if you intend to drive. If there are two of you, only one of you needs to bring a Driving License but if you both bring one, each of you can take a turn at driving.
We don’t exactly have a weight restriction but participants need to be able to fit in our winter overalls. The largest size we have is 5XL. As for the physical level, the tour is listed at the level moderate and anyone in average physical condition should be able to complete the tour without any trouble.
We do not recommend women who are pregnant to participate in our snowmobile tours. If you are traveling in a group, you are welcome to travel with them and stay at our basecamp while the group goes on the snowmobile part of the tour.