GLACIER WALK ON SOLHEIMAJÖKULL GLACIER

Glacier Tours

GLACIER WALK ON SOLHEIMAJÖKULL GLACIER

Not many people can say that they have walked on a glacier – this easy and safe glacier tour is your chance to be one of them! Enjoy a breathtaking glacier walk on the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue in the South of Iceland.

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Tour Description:
Welcome to the world of snow and ice on Sólheimajökull glacier. Before setting out on to the glacier your guide will teach you how to use the basic glacier equipment – crampons and ice axes. During this 2 to 2.5 hours tour you will explore the wonderland of ice formations, ridges and deep crevasses. You will be 1 to 1.5 hours on the ice so this a great, family-friendly way to experience an Icelandic glacier. The glacier walk does not require any special skills and the tour can be enjoyed by people of all levels in good health (minimum age requirement 8 years)

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You will see the different shades of the glacier – white ice, blue ice and plain clear ice. In some areas you will also see different shades of black – ash from the last eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in 2010. The view down the glacier is amazing when you are standing on the glacier tongue. This glacier walk is a great way to experience the wild nature of Iceland.

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Book your Iceland glacier walk:

Season: All year
Departure Days:
Daily
Duration of the Tour:
Approx. 2 to 2.5 hours (1 to 1.5 hours on the ice)
Requirements for the tour:
Moderate fitness level needed, good walking shoes, warm clothing recommended, minimum age limit for the tour is 8 years
Included: glacier walk, English speaking guide, helmet, crampons, ice axe
Start of the tour:
About 6 km east of Skógar and 26 km west of Vík, At the end of road #221, meeting 30 minutes before the start of the tour

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (GL-02). This glacier walk is operated by one of our reliable partners.

 

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