Glacier Hike from Reykjavík

Glacier walking on Sólheimjökull
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  • Spectacular South Coast of Iceland
  • Guided hiking on Sólheimajökull outlet glacier
  • Scenic stop at Skógafoss waterfall


Join us on one of Iceland’s most popular day trip from Reykjavík, yet different with us. In group of only 6 guests accompanied by experienced and qualified guide we go to the south coast of Iceland, experiencing a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls and volcanoes with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier.

See the program of your trip:
*We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavík at 08:00. Please note that it can take about 20 minutes to pick everyone up.
*The road takes us along a spectacular south coast with ash mountains, waterfalls and volcanoes.
*The journey lasts about 2 hours, making one stop mid way where you can buy lunch and use restroom.
*Before 10:45 we reach the final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier.
*We gear up at parking lot and start the hike to the glacier.
*We spend the day hiking through the glacier and exploring crevasses and swell holes.
*Our guide will introduce you properly the glacial wonder world.
*After about 2,5 to 3 hours on the ice we make our way back to the parking lot.
*From there we have a 15 min 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 aiming to be at your hotel between 17:00 and 18:00.

Certified Tour Operator:

Asgard Beyond


  • All year
Duration: 10 hours


  • Rated 3 out of 5 or Moderate


  • Yes (extra cost)

Meet on Location:

  • Available


  • 6:1 per guide
Price: 34.990 ISK per person (From Reykjavík), 24.990 ISK per person (Meet on location)


  • Certified glacier guide
  • Rain-gear
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Private transfer
  • Technical glacier equipment

Not included:

  • Lunch & drinks

What to bring:

  • Personal outdoor clothing
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Small backpack

Pickup times:

  • 07:30 AM


  • 08:00 AM


  • 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, low client to guide ratio is a matter of course, same as experienced and certified guides.
  • Meet us at location! Join us at Sólheimajökull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour. Trip duration: 4 hours (round trip from parking lot at Sólheimajökull)

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