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Fire and Ice Helicopter Tour from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • Save time and reach Iceland’s natural attractions swiftly by helicopter
  • Touch down and explore the Þórisjökull glacier and Hengill geothermal area on foot
  • Uninterrupted views over Glymur waterfall and the Thingvellir National Park 
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Fire and Ice Helicopter Tour from Reykjavik
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Fire and Ice Helicopter Tour from Reykjavik
USD 1,184.57
Overview
Iceland is a landscape of cascading waterfalls and bubbling lava fields—and the best way to see it is from the air. Select a morning or afternoon tour, and save hours of hiking to land directly on the remote Þórisjökull glacier and in the Hengill geothermal area. Soar over natural attractions including the Glymur waterfall and the Thingvellir National Park. Cover a huge expanse of land efficiently by helicopter and admire the scenery from the skies.
What to Expect
Choose a morning or afternoon helicopter flight, then make your way to the Reykjavik Domestic Airport to begin your tour. Hop aboard your helicopter, then—with your pilot at the controls—take to the skies. Soar high over the Glymur waterfall—the highest in Iceland—and save hours of hiking as you admire the cascading torrent from the air.

First, land on the Þórisjökull glacier and explore the frozen landscape on foot. Here, enjoy fine views over the cracks and crevasses, and capture the glacial scenery on camera.

Return to the skies and head onward to the Thingvellir National Park. Gaze out over the rugged countryside from your vantage point in the air, and see the continental rift of the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates—only fully visible from above.

Touch down for a second time in the Hengill geothermal area. Accessible only on foot or by helicopter, this remote valley is home to geothermal springs and bubbling mud pools that you can admire up close.

Afterward, return in comfort to your starting point at the Reykjavik Domestic Airport to conclude your tour.
Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
AMAZING - highly recommended!

This was worth every penny I paid for it! Like someone else said, BUCKET LIST! The staff and pilot were friendly and knowledgeable, providing information both before the tour and while we were flying. It was an incredible way to see the beauty of Iceland....More

1  Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucket list todo: Helicopter ride!

A helicopter ride was on my bucket list for quite some time and in October of 2017 I was finally able to check it off :-) Nordurflug is the kind of company that makes you feel fantastic about the upcoming adventure from the very start....More

Thank IcelandTravels
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile
Just Amazing !!

I wanted to thank all the teams and the pilot Sam for making me dream that day. An extraordinary moment.. it's their slogan "if you do one thing in iceland - do this” it's true and really perfect. I recommend her on trust

Thank Claude_Guichard
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile
A fantastic trip!

My boyfriend and I did the Fire and Ice Tour and it was our first time flying in a helicopter, it was something we had been dreaming of doing for a long time. The trip was absolutely fantastic. Flying over the mountains and glaciers with...More

Thank GGunnars
Reviewed 9 August 2018
An amazing experience

This company is just amazing. Great service all along, from booking to the follow up afterwards. The Ice and Fire Tour is one on the most amazing thing I have ever done in my life, and I travel a lot!

Thank montreal1977
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