Glacier Encounter in Iceland

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2 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Explore Iceland's incredible glaciers with our most popular glacier hiking tour. This tour is perfect for those looking for a quick introduction to glacier hiking in Iceland. Our super jeep brings us all the way to the edge of the glacier. After a short hike to reach the ice, your guide will show you how to use your crampons and ice axe. We will spend an hour hiking and exploring the stunning Falljökull glacier, famous for its incredibly gorgeous icefall. Your guide will tell you plenty of stories about the glacier, its ice features and the scenic valley, which is surrounded by the highest mountain peaks in Iceland!

What’s included?

  • Local and Professional Glacier Guide

  • 4x4 Super-Jeep Transport

  • Crampons & Ice Axe

  • Supporting a Small Local Company

  • Carbon Neutralised Tour

  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 30m

  • 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:

Local guide is a small family run company operating since 1991. We specialise in small and group activities on the ice with glacier hiking in the summer months and ice cave tours during the winter time. Whether this is your first time on the glacier, or if you are experienced on the ice, we have a range of tours suited to most ages and abilities.

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