In the land of ice and fire, enjoy the outshining views of Reykjavík city and admire the beauty of Mount Esja. The thrill is doubled when you catch the sights of charcoal gray peaks, basalt and tuff rocks, and multicolored rooftops. Not to forget the sparkling summer blues and elevated hiking trails!
Mount Esja, also called Esjan (carved stone) range, is located 10 km east of Reykjavík. Although it’s flat-topped, you'll also find a big rock called Steinn. Its highest peak is at 914 meters (about 3,000 feet). The sheer size of this range makes it a landmark of Reykjavík city.
Although it's flat-topped, Its highest peak is at 914 meters (about 3,000 feet). Some estimates claim that it may be 3.2 million years old. Its formation and date make it popular among geologists and tourists alike. And because of its heavenly views, it's getting more popular daily.
By air is the easiest way to get to mount esja from Reykjavík city. The good news is that we at Glacier Heli provide the most time-efficient combo tour from Reykjavík city to Mount Esja . We’ll provide you with an unparalleled and unforgettable adventure, with you longing to visit the mountain on our helicopter tour again.
You will get to see an immense view of Reykjavik city itself. Find yourself passing through the vast sapphire and aquamarine ocean (Faxaflói Bay) , engulfing the city shore and colorful settlements dotting the vast Arctic.
The view from this 914-meter-high mountain is terrific! The symmetrical basalt rocks, lava fields, and magma ash will remind you of the history of this volcanic range. Moreover, you will gaze upon the small islands smattering the ocean while the crumbling mountains take your breath away.
Moreover, the lush greens, rugged terrain, unique plants and species of the range, and windy weather is what represents Mount Esja . On some other days, you might find yourself immersed in misty clouds at the top of the mountain. However, On a clear day, you can be lucky enough to glimpse what lies beyond the town of Mosfellsbaer. Our Mount Esja Helicopter Tour is the best way to familiarize yourself with Iceland's majestic landscape.
Mount Esja Iceland is a mountain range formed by volcanic activity eons ago and is a sight to behold when gazed down from above. Also, it's the closest tourist destination from Reykjavík. From the panoramic views of the city, to the basalt rocky formations that seem unreal, you cannot help but to fall in love with mount esja.
Come aboard with us while we take you for a helicopter ride above the dormant volcano, and show you its majesty with comfort.
Because, Icelandic beauty cannot look any more appealing than this!
Kindly be informed that in order for the helicopter flight to proceed, a minimum of 4 guests is required. However, if you’re booking for fewer than 4 people, you can still reserve your spot, and we’ll make every effort to pair you up with other bookings.
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Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital city. On this excursion, we fly above a mountain peak near the city and take view of city. The trip takes roughly 20 minutes to 25 minutes. You will be able to witness the entire city region, including its colorful roof tops, parks, and other neighborhoods.
Needless to say, after this sightseeing tour, you will have a better understanding of Iceland and its magnificent nature.
The most well known of the mountains embracing Reykjavík, is Mt. Esja, or often called Esjan, is located in Kjalarnes, past the town of Mosfellsbaer just east of Reykjavík. Mount Esja is a mountain range formed by volcanic activity eons ago and is a sight to behold when gazed down from above. The view from this 914 metre high mountain is absolutely wonderful! You will find yourself betwixt the vast sapphire and aquamarine ocean engulfing the city shore, you will gaze upon the small islands smattering the ocean whilst the crumbling mountains take your breath away. In the distance, you will be able to observe the small and colorful settlements dotting the vast Arctic. This tour is the best way to familiarize yourself with Iceland's majestic landscape.