Glacier Hike Discovery on Vatnajokull

Glacier Hike Discovery on Vatnajokull
Glacier Hike Discovery on Vatnajokull
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  • Duration4 hours
  • Group Size8 max
  • Meeting LocationFreysnes Service Station

Tour description

Embark on an extraordinary adventure to witness the grandeur of Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull. Our extended half-day tour takes you higher up on the outlet glacier Falljökull, renowned for its stunning blue icefall.

Setting out from the meeting point at Freysnes Service station, we provide all the necessary glacier gear for your comfort and safety.

After a thrilling super-jeep ride, meticulously carbon offset, we reach the glacier’s edge, where we don crampons and wield ice axes. With over 300 meters of ascent towards the awe-inspiring icefall, surrounded by mesmerizing blue ice and glacier-carved peaks, we keep a keen eye out for crevasses, moulins, waterfalls, and other fascinating features that adorn this dynamic glacial landscape.

What's Included

  • Necessary glacier gear such as crampons and ice axes
  • Guided tour led by experienced glacier guides
  • Transportation from the meeting point to the glacier edge
  • Exploration of the glacier features and landscape
  • The Glacier hike itself ranges in time from 1,5 - 2,5 hours depending on the conditions

Good to know

  • Dress according to Icelandic weather and bring hats, gloves and sunglasses with you.
  • We recommend bringing your own food and drinks with you.
  • Hiking boots may be rented for 1500isk on site.
  • Only operated from April-September

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

Discover the Glaciers of Vatnajökull on this half-day hiking adventure that will take you close to the mighty icefall of Falljökull glacier.  Experience the unique landscape of Iceland together with local and experienced glacier guides. 

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