"Hofn Glacier Adventure" Top 5 Page for this destination Höfn by annk
Höfn Travel Guide: 61 reviews and 164 photos
One of the highlights of my Iceland trip was experiencing the beautiful icy wonders of Vatnajokull Glacier, and cruising the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. The sights experienced that day, glaciers, snow & icebergs, are probably how most visualize Iceland, an incorrect pre-conceived notion that Iceland is all ice! In reality it comprises only 10%, the terrain a diversity of black & moss covered lava fields, desert, green pastures and mountains, quaint fishing villages, rocky coastlines, fjords & geological wonders galore. But for now, back to the snow & ice.....
We booked a day trip with Reykavik Excursions, not cheap by all means, over $300 U.S., but well worth it. Our trip began with a 55 minute flight on a small 20 seat plane from Reykavik to Hofn. From the Hofn airport we boarded a bus that took us to our destinations.
- Pros:An icy wonder of glaciers & icebergs, magnificent scenery!
- Cons:A distance from Reykjavik
It was a tough climb with all the heavy clothing and deep snow. more travel advice
Our first stop was a visit to Vatnajokull Glacier including snowmobiling to a mountain summit. This glacier is larger... more travel advice
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