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  1. Iceland
  2. Iceland South Coast
  3. Vik
  4. Sólheimajökull

Sólheimajökull: Guided Glacier Hike

Product ID: 68907
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Experience the Sólheimajökull Glacier from a different perspective on a family-friendly hike across the ice. Get magnificent views of the crevasses and glacier mills on a small group experience with a certified glacier guide.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hike across the ice of the Sólheimajökull Glacier
  • Get detailed explanations about the glacier formations from a specially trained guide
  • Discover ice cave tunnels and an amazing glacier lagoon
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group, family-friendly experience
Full description
Discover one of Iceland's best attractions just 2 hours drive from Reykjavík on a small group hike of the Sólheimajökull Glacier. Get a meet and greet from your specialist guide, and then head to the roots of the glacier on arrival. Put on the provided equipment needed to walk across the ice, including helmets, crampons and ice axes.

Spend about 1 hour walking on the stunning outlet glacier of the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier to see a lot of different natural formations, including ice cave tunnels and a glacier lagoon. Get detailed explanations about this miracle of nature before the 40-minute hike back to the parking lot.
Includes
  • Hike on the Sólheimajökull Glacier
  • Specially trained glacier guide
  • All necessary glacier gear, such as crampons, ice axes and helmets
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Please note that hiking shoes, waterproof pants and waterproof jackets can be rented for a small fee
  • Pick-up from Reykjavík is not included

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the parking lot by the Sólheimajökull Café at least 15 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The minimum age to take part is 8 years old
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 113 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Arctic Adventures

Product ID: 68907