Glacier Hiking & South Coast

Group and instructor getting ready for a glacier hike in Iceland
  • Tour Overview
  • Tour Information
  • Tour Details

Highlights:

  • Glacier hiking on Sólheimajökull glacier
  • Beautiful sights of South Coast
  • Waterfalls, Black sandy beaches, Glaciers
  • Private tour

Description:

An ultimate day trip from Reykjavík. We go on a private minivan drive along the South coast to enjoy it’s magnificent waterfalls, glaciers, black sand beaches and amazing ocean views that will leave you with unforgettable moments. A visit to Sólheimajökull outlet glacier for an exciting and informative glacier hike is next up where ice climbing is available if the group is up for a little more challenge. This is a trip that is an exclusive tour and can be tailored towards your personal and group’s expectations. ​Don´t worry about the equipment, the price of the tour includes waterproof mountaineering boots, technical glacier equipment and extra rain gear. Also, knowledgeable and certified guide is a matter of course on all of your tours.

See the program of your trip:

*We pick you up with a luxurious minivan at your accommodation in Reykjavík at 08:00. 
*The road takes us along a spectacular South coast with ash mountains, waterfalls and volcanos. 
*We go towards Hvolsvöllur, where we stop at a café for refreshments.
*The trip continues towards Seljalandsfoss for a photostop and a short walk.
*The South coast black sand beaches are the next destination with your private minivan excursion.
*Then we reach the destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. We gear up at parking lot and start the hike to the glacier.
*We spend nice time hiking through the glacier and exploring crevasses and swell holes. Our guide will introduce you properly the glacial wonder world. *There is also the option of ice climbing! After about 1,5 hours on the ice we make our way back to the parking lot. 
*From there we have a 15min drive to Skógafoss waterfall where we make a short scenic stop. The ones with some energy left can climb up to enjoy magnificent view of the waterfall from above:
*Afterwards we drive back to Reykjavík and drop you off at your hotel.

 

Availability:

  • All year
Duration: 10 hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 3 out of 5 or Moderate

Pickup:

  • Yes

Ratio:

  • 6:1 per guide
Price: ISK 149,900 (1-6 persons)

Included:

  • Pickup & Transport
  • Certified glacier guide
  • Rain-gear
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Technical glacier equipment

Not included:

  • Lunch
  • Personal outdoor clothing
  • Small backpack

What to bring:

  • Lunch (we can make stops)
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

Pickup times:

  • 8:00 AM

Departures:

  • 08:30 AM

Operates:

  • Every day

Good to know:

  • Don´t worry about the equipment, the price of the tour includes waterproof mountaineering boots, technical glacier equipment and extra rain gear. Also, knowledgeable and certified guide is a matter of course on all of your tours.

Special Requirements:

  • One Price for whole tour (1-6 people)

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