Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull
Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull
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  • Duration3 Hours
  • Group Size15 pax max
  • Meeting LocationSólheimajökull Base Camp

Tour description

Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

Meet at the location

This is meet at the location tour. Please be at Sólheimajökull Glacier Base Camp 30 minutes before the tour’s departure.

Glacier Hike

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 safely see deep crevasses, water cauldrons, and other exciting glacier features.

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 their 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 an excellent, family-friendly way to experience the Icelandic glaciers.

Cancelation policy

Refund if canceled at least 24 hours before the event.

What's Included

  • Guiding services
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment

Good To Know

  • The minimum age of participants is 10
  • Please bring warm clothing, rain gear, gloves, and hiking boots
  • Jeans are not recommended
  • It's 1-1,5 hours on the ice
  • There is a short walk (15-20 minutes) from the Base Camp to the Glacier

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

Must-do while in Iceland. This Glacier Hike is easy and exciting, perfect for families traveling by car. 

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