Super jeep Katla Ice cave tour from Vik
Explore the awe-inspiring Dragon Glass caves of ash and ice by jumping onto a 4×4 Super jeep that will take you on a ride through the highlands, surrounded by majestic mountains and fields of moss. At the base of the powerful Katla volcano, the Katla Volcano Ice Cave Tour stands out as a distinctive location, featuring an incredible combination of ice and fire.
The tour departs from the Soup Company in Vík, where you’ll meet the expert glacier guide and a modified Super-jeep for a thrilling journey through the terrain to the famed Katla Volcano and its icy cap. As you explore the surrounding mountains, glaciers, and volcanic landscapes, the guide will share captivating tales and the area’s astounding geology. You’ll get off the Super-jeep near the glacier edge, where you’ll be equipped with helmets, headlamps, and crampons for hiking through the volcanic glacier outlets. This tour is ideal for those seeking an unforgettable and exclusive experience away from the masses, exploring the extraordinary and unique landscapes shaped by Katla’s previous eruptions.
- A Super jeep drive into a magnificent canyon and ice cave
- Panoramic views during the off-road journey towards Katla Volcano Ice Cave
- Off the beaten path
- Away from the crowds
- Real Game of Thrones Dragon-Glass
- Volcanic glacier ice mixed with lava from Katla
- One of the best kept secrets in Iceland
- A tour only accessible with modified jeeps
- Stunning ice formations
- Guide will take photos of you (if requested)
- Super Jeep
What to wear
- Warm clothes (first layer)
- Waterproof outdoor clothing (second layer)
- Hiking boots (available for rent on booking)
- Gloves and hat
- Joy and happiness!
Good to know
- Avoid wearing jeans for glacier activities as they take a long time to dry once they get wet, causing discomfort from the cold.
- The ice caves are ever-changing natural wonders, and each year, unique caves form in different regions of the glacier.
- The area boasts several ice caves and formations, and the accessibility of some areas may be affected by shifts in weather conditions.