Glacier Hike from Reykjavik

Glacier Hike from Reykjavik


Join us on one of Iceland’s most popular day trip along the south coast of Iceland. From Reykjavík you will take on a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls and volcanoes with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. A 2,5-3 hour scenic glacier-hiking trip takes you along the riddles of the glacial wonder world. Experience the effects of climate change first hand on this fun and exciting tour that no one should miss out on while in Iceland.

HT01 Map

HT01 Map

AVAILABLE:
All year

DURATION:
10 hours

DEPARTURES:
Daily

DEPARTURE TIME(S):
08:00

TOUR ID:
HT01

Included

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

Itinerary

 

We pick you up at 08:00 in the morning at your hotel, please note that it can take 20-30 minutes to pick everyone up. We drive along the south coast for about 2 hours, making one stop mid way where you can buy lunch and use rest rooms. At 10:45 we arrive at the Sólheimajökull parking lot where we gear up and start the hike to the glacier. We spend the day hiking throughout the glacier and exploring crevasses and swell holes. After about 2,5-3 hours on the ice we make our way back to the parking lot. From there we have a 15 min. drive to Skógarfoss where we make a short scenic stop where you can take in the magnificent view of the waterfall. After the waterfall we drive back to Reykjavík aiming to be at your hotel between 17:00 and 18:00.

Useful Information: Here you will find other information for this tour.

What to bring

Personal outdoor clothing
Gloves
Hat
Lunch
Water bottle
Small backpack.

Minimum of 2 persons on this tour
Minimum age - 10 years

Guest to Guide Ratio: 6:1
Skills Requirement: Suitable for everyone

The tour is not available:
December 24
December 25
December 31
January 01

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