Blue ice glacier hiking adventure at Sólheimajökull
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Blue ice glacier hiking adventure at Sólheimajökull

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: All year
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Small-group experience
  • Opportunity to hike and climb the magnificent Sólheimajökull glacier
  • An unforgettable day to share with family and friends
What to expect

This tour offers you the opportunity to hike the amazing glacial tongue from Sólheimajökull glacier.
You will start the tour meeting your guide at Sólheimajökull´s parking lot, where you will be provided all the tools you will need: ice axes, crampons and safety lines.


Then its time to head to the glacier, where you will have time to gear up with your crampons and the hike starts!
Witness some breathtaking panoramic views, as well as crevasses, ridges and even an ice wall where you will have an introduction to ice climbing and will be able to experience it first hand.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Guided glacier hiking
    • Optional introduction to ice climbing
    • Certified glacier guide
    • All required safety equipment
    What's not included
    • Food and drink
    Reduced price

    Where

    Sólheimajökull Parking Lot, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Please be ready at 1.00pm at Sólheimajökull Parking Lot. Distance from Reykjavik approx. 164 km/101 mi.

    GPS 63°31'00.48"N, 19°22'00.12W(WGS84)

    What to remember
    • Trip difficulty: 2/5, moderate
    • Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk
    • The minimum age for participation is 14 years
    • Please bring the following:
    • Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, head wear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are recommended.
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    When
    • The tour operates daily at 1.00pm
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    Provider
    Arctic Adventures
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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