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Katla Ice Cave

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"**one of the top 5 things to do in Iceland** Kalta Ice Cave is an awe inspiring set of ice formations on the Kötlujökull glacier. On this full-day tour, spin through the icy countryside by powerful 4x4 vehicle and visit the beautiful Dragon Glass Katla ice cave. With your guide to lead the way and round-trip travel from Reykjavik included, explore the cave and take in the mighty Skogafoss waterfall—considered among southern Iceland’s top natural attractions."
"As part of the tour, you will be picked up by super jeeps (8-16 seating capacity) that will take you toward the mysterious ice cave. Along the way to the cave, you will witness stunning views beyond the starry sky. The ice cave you will visit is located within the Kötlujökull glacier, which is an outlet glacier of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier. Beneath this glacier lies the mighty volcanic mountain, Katla. Both the glacier and the ice cave bear the same name."
"❗️EVA'S TIP: Here I show how it looks like in Summer (no snow, black and green landscape) vs. Winter (white and icy). Both landscapes are impressive. But if you want to see huge ice caves, you should go in Winter. "

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