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Glacier Hiking One Hour Tour

Glacier Hiking One Hour Tour
Glacier Hiking One Hour Tour

Join us at one of Iceland’s most popular day trip from Reykjavík, yet different. In a group of only 6 guests accompanied by the experienced and qualified guide, we go to the south coast of Iceland, experiencing a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls, and volcanos with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. Our personalized 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.

Don´t worry about the equipment, the price of the tour includes waterproof mountaineering boots, technical glacier equipment and rain-wear. 

Tour highlights:

  • Certified, local guide.
  • Glacier walk, glaciology & volcanology.
  • Smallest group
  • 10 years age limit

 

Detailed itinerary for the day:

  • We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavík at 08:00. Please note that it can take about 20 minutes to pick everyone up.
  • The road takes us along a spectacular south coast with ash mountains, waterfalls, and volcanos. The journey lasts about 2 hours, making one stop midway where you can buy lunch and use a restroom.
  • Before 10:45 we reach the final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. We gear up at the parking lot and start the hike to the glacier.
  • We spend the day hiking through the glacier and exploring crevasses and swell holes. Our guide will introduce you properly the glacial wonder world. After about 2,5 to 3 hours on the ice, we make our way back to the parking lot. 
  • From there we have a 15min drive to Skógafoss waterfall where we make a short scenic stop.
  • Afterward we drive back to Reykjavík aiming to be at your hotel between 17:00 and 18:00
Departure: From Reykjavik at 08:00am
Duration: 10 hours
Season: All Year
Guest to Guide Ratio: 6:1
Skills Requirement: Suitable for everyone
 
Meet us at the location! Join us at Sólheimajökull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour. Trip duration: 4 hours (round trip from the parking lot at Sólheimajökull)
 
Included:
Rain wear
Boots
Technical glacier equipment
 
Not Included:
Personla outdoor clothing
Lunch
Water bottle
Small backpack

 

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