3-hour Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

Highlights

  • The beginner-friendly route is a great choice for families

  • Choose a departure slot to suit your sightseeing schedule

  • All necessary gear and a certified guide are included in the price

Summary

You will meet your glacier guide in our Sólheimajökull Base Camp. After being fitted with a climbing harness, crampons and equipped with an ice ax, we will head up to the Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. The glacier walk starts with an introduction on how to walk and travel on glaciers and how to use the equipment you have been provided with. When everyone is ready and comfortable, the guide will lead you through the frozen wonderland if blue ice, glacial fomrations and deep crevasses.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Gain an intimate glimpse of Iceland’s glacial landscape on this hiking tour of Sólheimajökull, suited to all ages and ability levels. Benefit from the personalized attention of your small-group guide as you traverse the icy rockface at a time that suits you and avoid hidden costs with equipment rental included in the price.

What’s included?

  • Use of glacier equipment - Harness, crampons, ice axe and a helmet

  • Certified glacier guide

  • Hiking boots

  • Rain gear

  • Snacks

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Icelandic Mountain Guides is Iceland's premier adventure tour operator. The company was established in 1994 by four young outdoor enthusiasts with a passion for nature, travel and environmental advocacy. These pioneers aimed to introduce the wonders of Icelandic nature to travelers from all over the world. We started by offering Glacier Walks in Skaftafell and later on Solheimajokull glacier. Hiking, backpacking and other adventures and expeditions in Iceland and Greenland soon followed. Today, Icelandic Mountain Guides offers adventure tours ranging from short day tours to longer multi-day expeditions in the great outdoors in both summer and winter. So whether it is the exploration of the icescapes of glaciers and ice caves, crossing of impressive highlands, trekking in the extraordinary rhyolite massifs or hiking in fascinating valleys, our aim is to Make Every Moment an Experience.

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