Skaftafell: Extra-Small Group Glacier Hike
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
Head along the beautiful south shore of Iceland to the extraordinary glacial lagoon, Jökulsárlón, on this full-day tour. Pass some charming villages as well as Skaftafell National Park and visit Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Skógarfoss waterfall. Just before you reach the lagoon, you'll pass Iceland’s biggest volcano, Öræfajökull glacier which has the highest peak of the island, Hvannadalshnjúkur. (2110 m). After arriving at the lagoon, enjoy some time to view this stunning area. Take a walk along the shore and admire the icebergs. During the summer season, amphibian boat tours on the lagoon are available at an extra cost (payable onsite). Jökulsárlón started to form in the early nineteen twenties and is getting bigger every year. You will see many amazing blocks of ice that have broken off Europe’s biggest glacier, Vatnajökull, as they sail slowly towards the ocean which is only a ki...
It's a very long day, but worth it ro see the spectacular Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. The boast ride on the lagoon is not included, but I would highly recommend adding it to this trip.
This small group adventure starts from Reykjavik where your guide will pick you up from one of the authorized pickup points in the Reykjavik downtown area. First stop will be the stunning Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which is one of the few waterfalls in Iceland that you can walk behind. Next up is the powerful Skogafoss waterfall, located in the peaceful area of Skogar, which is one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, surrounded by beautiful scenery. A trail located on the right side of the waterfall offers explorers the chance to view the waterfall from various angles. Then, visit the local village of Vik where you will have time to have lunch. The famous Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon will be your next stop. The beautiful picturesque glacier lagoon has been featured in various Hollywood movies for good reason. See majestic icebergs floating in the peaceful lagoon, and add an (optional)...
Great tour, only downfall was we didn’t stop at Skogafoss as it’s stated in the listing.
Benefit from a morning pick-up at your hotel or the port in Reykjavik, and then journey towards Europe's largest glacial lake at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Pass traditional Icelandic villages nestled within the Skaftafell National Park. Experience a pace of life far removed from the hustle and bustle of downtown Reykjavik. Visit the top attractions of the dramatic wilderness, such as the waterfall of Seljalandsfoss and the Þorvaldseyri Volcano Museum, where you can learn more about Iceland’s rich geology and powerful geothermal activity. From Jökulsárlón, get panoramic views of the Vatnajokull glacier (Europe's largest glacier), and watch the sunlight bouncing off the mighty icebergs floating in the lake. Climb aboard a sightseeing boat for a 30 to 40-minute cruise across the calm and icy waters. Your guide will shed some light on the geology of the lagoon as you keep an eye out f...
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Fantastic guide, Franzy, was super friendly and had great facts to share about the glacier. This tour is perfect because they drive you right up to the glacier so you don't have to walk through the valley, thus spending more time actually on the glacier. All necessary gear is included, too. Group size is perfect--you don't end up waiting around for lots of people to get it together. We did the 9:00 tour and had the glacier to ourselves, so nice. Definitely book this one!!
We had an amazing experience on our glacier hike, our tour guide was great. She explained everything from how to wear the gear to how to walk on the glacier. She was very knowledgeable, patient, nice and helpful!!
This trip was awesome!! The guide Tamara was so interesting and told us so much about the ice lagoon. I feel lucky to visit it and recommend it to everyone. SAFE AND adventurous.
Highly recommend! They were easy to work with, allowed us to reschedule when bad weather came up, and we had a knowledgable guide. Great experience
The guide girl was super nice and the tour amazing. Having a little group was the key. I hardly recommend booking this tour.