Solheimajokull Glacier

Woman standing in front of glacier tunnel
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Highlights:

  • Hiking on Solheimajokull glacier
  • Ice tunnels & sink holes
  • Meet on location tour

Description:

This is a short and easy glacier trip with expert guide and all the necessary equipment to get some exercise in full comfort and safety. This tour is for anyone looking to experience glacier wonderland of Iceland. You’ll meet up with your guide in the Solheimajokull parking lot and then make your way to the ice cap. Solheimajokull is an outlet glacier of Myrdalsjokull, one of the biggest glaciers in Europe. 

What to expect? Once you reach the ice, your guide will lead you to the frozen dreamland with different shades of old white, blue and clear ice. You'll get to know all about the ever changing landscape of the ancient glacier and it's surrounding mountains and volcanoes. No technical skill is required for this tour and we will provide you with all necessary glacier equipment. 

Travel tip: Easy family-friendly way to experience an Icelandic glacier.

Directions from Reykjavik to Solheimajokull parking lot

Availability:

  • All year
Duration: 2+ hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 2 out of 5 or Easy

Pickup:

  • No

Meet on Location:

  • Yes

Minimum Age:

  • 10 years old
Price: ISK 10,490

Included:

  • Experienced glacier guide
  • Safety gear (Harness, Ice Axe, Carabiners, Crampons)

What to bring:

  • Warm clothing (waterproof recommended)
  • Hiking shoes

Departures:

  • Oct – May: 13:00, May – Sep: 09:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00

Operates:

  • Every day from Solheimajokull parking lot

Extra's:

  • Rent Hiking Boots (ISK 1,500)

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