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Glacier Exploration

Highlights
  • Hike Iceland’s wild landscape during this Sólheimajökull glacier trekking tour
  • Feel safe on the ice with a full instruction from a guide beforehand 
  • All equipment needed is included—crampons, ice axes, and glacier gear 
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From US$ 140.57
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12pm Sólheimajökull Glacier
3.5 hour glacier walk on Sólheimajökull in South Iceland. Meeting point at Sólheimajökull glacier parking area. Spend 2-hours on the glacier. All technical equipment supplied.
US$ 140.57
10am Sólheimajökull Glacier
3.5 hour glacier walk on Sólheimajökull in South Iceland. Meeting point at Sólheimajökull glacier parking area. Spend 2-hours on the glacier. All technical equipment supplied.
US$ 140.57
2pm Sólheimajökull Glacier
3.5 hour glacier walk on Sólheimajökull in South Iceland. Meeting point at Sólheimajökull glacier parking area. Spend 2-hours on the glacier. All technical equipment supplied.
US$ 140.57
Overview
Hiking around Sólheimajökull glacier can be a dangerous undertaking while out on the slippery ice. Tackle the trek on one of Iceland’s most popular glaciers with help from this guided tour that includes all the gear you need, as well as a safety instruction beforehand. Plus, multiple tour times make it easy to add this trip to your itinerary.
What to Expect
This glacier trekking tour in South Iceland meets at the Sólheimajökull Glacier parking area.

Right from the start, your guide gives you a safety instruction, so you’ll feel confident when you hit the ice.

Afterward, gear up with crampons, ice axes, and other glacial hiking gear. Follow your guide through the wild landscape as you take in stunning views around Sólheimajökull. Climb through deep crevasses and ice tunnels, and catch sight of natural ice sculptures. Your guide tells you about the geology of the area and how and why the glacier changes over time.

Your Sólheimajökull tour ends back at the original meeting spot—in the parking lot.
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Reviews (37)

1 - 5 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Private Glacier Hike Solheimajokull tounge

We had a great private hike with Sturla our guide on the Solheimajokull tounge of the Myrdalsjokull glacier. It was a two hour hike and he did a great job of explaining the history of the glacier and how all the different aspects of the...More

Thank charliefromdallas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour company, great glacier walk

There’s lots of options for guided walks on the glaciers, but I’m glad we went with this group. First, because our Icelandic speaking is terrible being that we were tourists from the American Mid-west, we accidentally booked a tour on the wrong glacier. After discovering...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Private Glacier Walk and Ice Climbing Tour: Fantastic Experience!

We went for a 4-hour glacier walk with our family of 4. These guys are extremely professional, have the right gear for the walk and conduct the walk in a very safe manner. All the guides in their office were kind, helpful and welcoming. The...More

Thank 899vishwanathv
IMGMountainGuides, Guest Relations Manager at Icelandic Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review, we truly appreciate it. We are happy to hear that you liked your tour with Elísabet and that you felt safe at all times. We are trying to set an example when it comes to safety and regulations in adventure...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile
Fun Experience!

My friend and I did the glacier walk. We loved it! Pascale was our very informative, friendly guide. We learned a lot, felt safe on the ice, and had fun. Would recommend!More

Thank Mary B
IMGMountainGuides, Guest Relations Manager at Icelandic Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for the review Mary. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the glacier walk, thank you for taking the time to mention Pascale she'll be pleased to hear that he helped you to enjoy your time here. We hope you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Solheimajokull glacier walk

The day of our glacier walk dawned sunny and gusty. Like, trying not to get blown over in the parking lot gusty. As we drove to the meeting point, we were worried that the wind would either blow us off the glacier, or some Icelandic...More

Thank starwarsluvr
IMGMountainGuides, Guest Relations Manager at Icelandic Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you for sharing you experience! Thank you for pointing out that you felt safe. Safety is our top priority and all of our guides go through extensive safety training. Maja will be happy to hear you enjoyed the tour with her, we'll make sure...More

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