Glacier Walk on Sólheimajökull Glacier
Glacier Walk on Sólheimajökull Glacier
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English, French, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, German
  • Duration
    2 hrs

Activity description

Take a short walk on Sólheimajökull glacier in Iceland a 14 km long outlet glacier and one of the most famous for hiking. Located between the volcanoes Katla and Eijafjallajökkull it is part of the larger Mýrdalsjökull glacier. The walk is easy and very informative. Your certified guide will lead you across the vast glacier. The colors will blow you away as they change from white, to blue, to crystal clear. Your guide will give you the opportunity to view deep crevasses and water cauldrons among other breathtaking ice features all within a safe environment. There will be more than enough time to take photos as the hike proceeds. 

Your guide will also provide information on the history of the glacier and its connection to the surrounding volcanoes and mountains. Come enjoy Iceland's unique landscape by immersing yourself in it. No technical skills are required for this tour. All equipment to hike the glacier is provided. This tour is also family friendly with an emphasis on safety. 

minimum 8 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Itinerary

-Meet guide in parking lot

-Fitted for appropriate gear (crampons, ice axe and harness) 

-Listen to a short safety briefing 

-Head off onto the ice

-After about an hour on the ice you will head back to the parking lot 

Activity requirements

Hiking boots that cover your ankle 

Special terms

Please make sure to arrive 30 minutes before the start of the tour.

Included
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Safety Harness
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
Meeting point
Parking lot of Sólheimajökull glacier Get directions
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