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Glacier Ice Caves

These ice caves will make you wonder if you are in Snow Queen’s kingdom

Glacier Ice Caves in Iceland - Best Time
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Davide Cantelli

Another nature’s bounty. Well, this country of Iceland seems like a wonderland. The glacier caves are not to be missed since they are a rare phenomenon. They remind of a giant wave frozen in time and space. Being made of ice, these caves are almost transparent, so they create a specter of colors, what seems to human eye as the blue light.

Natural glacier ice cave
Natural glacier ice cave

Ice caves are formed in centuries’ long process that transformed these glaciers from the regular ice to this spectacular phenomenon. Their only flaw is that they tend to collapse when the ice starts melting, so the best and safest time for visiting is from November to March.

Ice caving under the Vatnajökull Glacier (Iceland)
Ice caving under the Vatnajökull Glacier (Iceland)

They are truly worth visiting, so prepare your camera and your eye for a majestic discovery of the Icelandic glacier caves!

One of the most popular spots for ice caving is the Vatnajokull Glacier in southeast Iceland. Usually the starting point is Skaftafell.

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