Glacier Hiking Adventure

Glacier walking on Sólheimjökull
  • Tour Overview
  • Tour Information
  • Tour Details

Highlights:

  • Spectacular South Coast of Iceland
  • Guided hiking on Solheimajökull outlet glacier
  • Scenic stop at Skogafoss waterfall

Description:

Join us on Iceland travel glacier hiking day tour from Reykjavik. 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 Solheimajokull outlet glacier.

What to expect? We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavik at 08:00 AM. 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 and we will be making stop on the mid way where you can buy lunch and use restroom. We reach the final destination of Solheimajokull around 10:30 10:45. There we gear up and start to get ready for the glacier hike. 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. We then head to Skogafoss waterfall, only 15 minutes drive away for a short scenic stop. If you have some energy left you can climb up to enjoy magnificent view of the waterfall from above. Afterwards we drive back to Reykjavik aiming for an arrival between 17:00 and 18:00. This tour is a small group experience with only 6 participants maximum. 

Travel tip: Remember to dress warmly, but choose breathable clothing since this tour will require some hiking activity. Bring your camera for documentation!

Availability:

  • All year
Duration: 10 hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 3 out of 5 or Moderate

Pickup:

  • Yes

Meet on Location:

  • Available

Ratio:

  • 6:1 per guide
Price: ISK 24,990 (29,990 with transfer)

Included:

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

Not included:

  • Lunch & drinks

What to bring:

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

Pickup times:

  • 07:30 AM

Departures:

  • 08:00 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, low client to guide ratio is a matter of course, same as experienced and certified guides.
  • ✓ If you would rather meet us at location. Join us at Solheimajokull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour.
  • ✓ Trip duration: 4 hours (round trip from parking lot at Solheimajokull)

Book this tour

Loading...
  • No Booking Fees
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Fast & Secure Booking
  • Instant Confirmation