Essential Iceland

Helicopter up close and personal at moss field in Iceland
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  • Witness the best of Icelandic landscape & nature
  • Landmannalaugar Highlands
  • Eyjafjallajokull volcanic glacier
  • Þorsmork natures reserve
  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Geysir geothermal area


This action-packed half-day journey brings you the ultimate sample of Iceland’s natural and cultural highlights. From stunning glaciers, volcanoes, and waterfalls, to marvels of human history and engineering, you will see, feel, and understand what makes Iceland so unique.

What to expect? This sightseeing tour will surprise you with aerial views of the famous Golden Circle, as well as the vast Landmannalaugar region. Fly over the foundations of the world’s oldest existing parliament at Þingvellir, through the geothermal explosions of Geysir and the power plants that harness their energy. Gaze at the multi-color mountains around Landmannalaugar and thread the needle between the cascading glaciers of Þorsmork, to the site of Eyjafjallajokull's world-famous 2010 eruption. From here, follow a trail of towering waterfalls as they drop out of the mountains to black sandy coastlines of newborn volcanic islands, then make a right turn and follow the sky back to Reykjavik! This is a quintessential Icelandic sightseeing tour, which you get to experience in a helicopter!

Travel tip: Aerial views of all the best Iceland has to offer, with landings at spectacular sites, on this half-day tour from Reykjavik airport. 


  • All year
Duration: 3-4 hours


  • Rated 1 out of 5 or Easy


  • No

Meet on Location:

  • Yes (Reykjavik Airport)
Price: ISK 175,900


  • Sightseeing Helicopter tour
  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Geysir Geothermal Area
  • Landmannalaugar Highlands
  • Þorsmork Natures Reserve
  • Eyjafjallajokull Glacier Volcano

What to bring:

  • Dress warmly


  • Morning (from 08:00-13:00) & Afternoon (from 13:00-20:00)


  • Every day (from Reykjavik Airport)

Good to know:

  • ✓ Our morning departures vary from 08:00 to 13:00, and the evening departures from 13:00 to 20:00.
  • ✓ Please note that during the winter months, we begin operating later in the day due to the limited amount of daylight we experience in Iceland.
  • ✓ Any passengers over 120 kg / 265 lbs / 19 stone are required to pay for 1.5 seats in the helicopter. This will ensure that everyone on the tour has a comfortable and safe ride!

Special Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 passengers required

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