Solheimajokull glacier discovery tour

Icelandic Mountain Guides - Sólheimajökull Base Camp, Hvolsvöllur, Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
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2h 30min
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What To Expect

This is an informative, safe and easy glacier walk on the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue. Your certified glacier guide will lead you through a frozen wonderland of different shades of glacier ice; white ice, blue ice, and crystal clear ice. You will get to see deep crevasses and water cauldrons in a safe manner, along with other interesting features of the glacier.During the hike, you will have plenty of photo opportunities and your expert guide will share his wisdom about the ever-changing landscapes of the Icelandic glaciers, their formation, and interplay with the surrounding volcanoes and mountains.No technical skills are needed for this tour and you will be provided with all the necessary glacier equipment. This is a great, family-friendly, way to experience the Icelandic glaciers.

What to remember

Important info

  • You must be a minimum of 10 years old to participate
  • Shoe size minimum of European 34 (U.S 2.5)
  • Up to 15 people per guide
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before the departure of your tour
Experienced and qualified guide. Glacier gear. Safety equipment. Tea, coffee, water and access to restrooms
Rain gear. Hiking boots. Warm clothing
Know Before You Go

Enjoy a safe and easy glacier walk on Sólheimajökull glacier. A certified and experienced guide will lead you. Plenty of time for great photo opportunities. Great family adventure

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Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

From the West (Reykjavík)
6 km (3.7 mi) after Skógar you turn left (just after the bridge) onto road 221 and then follow road 221 for about 5 km (3 mi) to the Sólheimajökull parking area. (Expected 20 - 30 min for this part).From the East (Vík)
3 km (1.9 mi) after you pass road 222, you turn right (just before the bridge) onto road 221 (gravel road) and then follow road 221 for about 5 km to the Sólheimajökull parking area. (Expected 20 - 30 min. for this part).