Glacier Hike From Reykjavík

Glacier Hike From Reykjavík
Glacier Hike From Reykjavík
Glacier Hike From Reykjavík
Duration: 10 Hours Season: All year

In a group of maximum 6 guests, accompanied by an experienced and qualified guide, we go to the south coast of Iceland, experiencing a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls and volcanos with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier.

Our personalized glacier-hiking trip takes you along the riddles of the glacial wonder world. Experience the effects of climate change first hand on this fun and exciting tour that no one should miss out on while in Iceland.

Tour itinerary
We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavík at 08:00. 

The road takes us along a spectacular South coast with ash mountains, waterfalls and volcanos. The journey lasts about 2 hours, making one stop midway where you can buy lunch and use the restroom.

Before 10:45 we reach the final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. We gear up at the parking lot and start the hike to the glacier. We spend the day hiking through the glacier and exploring crevasses and swell holes. Our guide will introduce you properly to the glacial wonder world. After about 2,5 to 3 hours on the ice, we make our way back to the parking lot.

From there we have a 15min drive to Skógafoss waterfall where we make a short scenic stop.
Afterward, we drive back to Reykjavík aiming to be at your hotel between 17:00 and 18:00.


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Spectacular scenery of the south coast of Iceland

Guided hike on Sólheimajökull outlet glacier

Scenic stop at Skógafoss waterfall

Don't worry about the equipment, the price of the tour includes waterproof mountaineering boots, technical glacier equipment and extra rain gear. With a low client to guide ratio, experienced and certified guides you are getting the best service available.

Pick up time: 08:00 (Please note that it can take about 20 minutes to pick everyone up)
Duration: 10 hours
Skills requirement: Suitable for everyone
Small groups: 1 guide for 6 persons

Already on-site! Meet us here at Sólheimajökull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour.
Trip duration: 4 hours (round trip from parking lot at Sólheimajökull)

Make it your own private tour? Request a quote.

Services included

  • Certified glacier guide
  • Rain-gear
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Private transfer
  • Technical glacier equipment

Services not included

  • Personal outdoor clothing
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Small backpack

Ready to live your dream?

The encounter of a lifetime awaits. For nature-lovers who don’t follow the beaten path, this is the ideal way to explore the marvels of Iceland. We can’t wait to help you discover all that Iceland has to offer. Start planning your adventure today.

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“Iceland is unlike any other place in the world. It’s a land with a diverse and thrilling landscape that truly reveals the force and beauty of nature.”
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