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Sólheimajökull: 3-Hour Glacier Hiking Trip

4.9 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: Icelandic Mountain Guides

Sólheimajökull: 3-Hour Glacier Hiking Trip

Activity provider: Icelandic Mountain Guides

From US$ 104.07 per person

Take a short and accessible Glacier Walk. Explore the frozen wonderland of Iceland's Sólheimajökull Glacier, featuring deep crevasses, rushing water cauldrons, and pristine streams.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the unique glacial landscape
  • Navigate the majestic glacier with an experienced glacier guide
  • Learn about the dynamic landscape of the Icelandic glaciers
  • Marvel at the frozen wonderland
Full description
Enjoy a family-friendly glacier walk on Iceland's most visited glacier, the Sólheimajökull glacier. Be guided by a certified, and experienced glacier guide who will equip you with crampons, and ice axes before heading up to the foot of the glacier. After a quick lesson on how to use the technical gear, you and your group will head up to the glacier to explore and experience all that the glacial landscape has to offer. Marvel at the frozen wonderland with its white, clear, and blue ice formations, deep crevasses, and water cauldrons. Take your time navigating the glacier, making sure you have plenty of photo opportunities. Enjoy the scenery and hear stories from your guide about all the ever-changing glaciers.
Includes
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Tea, coffee, and water
  • Access to restrooms at Sólheimajökull
  • Food
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Date

Meeting point

Meet at the base camp by Sólheimajökull parking lot. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • Rain gear and hiking boots can be rented on site
  • The meeting point is located a 25-minute drive from Vik
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Its pretty good. The guides are super good, careful, patient and know there stuff. There is no tea/coffee, you use the common public restroom at the parking.

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