GLACIER WALK IN SKAFTAFELL

Glacier Tours

GLACIER WALK IN SKAFTAFELL

More than 10 percent of Iceland is covered with ice and during your holidays in Iceland you should not miss the opportunity to experience how it feels to be on top of a glacier. Join this easy and safe glacier walk Iceland tour in Skaftafell and see spectacular ice formations, winding sink holes and deep ice crevasses.

 

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Tour Description glacier walk Iceland:
You will meet your glacier guide in Skaftafell and together you will embark in this unique experience.From Skaftafell you will drive for approximately 15 minutes to Falljökull which is a glacier tongue of the great and majestic Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe. The drive is very scenic and from the it takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the glacier. There, you will clearly see the influence of global warming upon these precious shimmering white giants.

Hike on Falljökull glacier and learn all about the origins of this stunningly beautiful natural formation. Your experienced and knowledgeable guide will accompany you through crevasses,  sumptuous ice labyrinths  and glacier mills. Surrounded and embraced by the grandiose glacier, you will feel the power and geological history behind  these fascinating mass of ice and land.

You will spend approximately 1 hour on the glacier, an easy walk that guarantees a true astonishing adventure. Your English-speaking  guide will share its knowledge with you. You will learn – among many other things – that you are walking on a living. moving glacier. Vatnajökull is, in fact, not a static mass of ice but an active, continuously changing, dynamic force of nature.

During your tour you have the chance to see everything glacier are best known for – interesting ice formations, crevasses, glacier mice, deep ice crevasses and sometimes also ice-caves.  In addition, this glacier walk is suitable for the whole family (10 years or older) and lasts approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.

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Book your glacier walk in Iceland:

Season: All year
Departure Days:
Daily
Duration of the Tour:
Approx. 3 1/2 hours (1 hour on the ice)
Requirements for the tour:
Moderate fitness level needed, good hiking boots, warm clothing & waterproof garments recommended, minimum age for the tour is 10 years
Included: Glacier walk, English speaking guide, crampons and glacier gear with safety equipment
Start of the tour:
Skaftafell

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (GL-03). This glacier walk is operated by one of our reliable partners.

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