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  • 110 to 140 mins
  • Languages Offered: English
Itinerary
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.
Locations visited
Thingvellir National Park
Nordurflug Helicopter Tours
Glymur
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.
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 
  • Choice of morning and afternoon helicopter flights
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Reviewed 5 days 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 2 weeks ago 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 17 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
Reviewed 21 July 2018
Amazing experience--a must do when visiting Iceland!

I have to thank Nordurflug helicopters and Jon, our pilot, for an experience that was simply awesome. It also helps that we had spectacular weather on the day of our flight. The Fire and Ice trip started with a wonderful areal view of Reykjavik, then...More

Thank Steven Y
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