Glacier Hike from Reykjavik
Join us on one of Iceland’s most popular day trip from Reykjavík, yet different with us. In group of only 6 guests accompanied by 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.
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.
Highlights of the day:
Spectacular scenery of the south coast of Iceland
Guided hike on Sólheimajökull outlet glacier
Scenic stop at Skógafoss waterfall
Detailed itinerary for the day:
We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavík at 08:00. Please note that it can take about 20 minutes to pick everyone up.
The road takes us along a spectacular south coast with ash mountains, waterfalls and volcanos. The journey lasts about 2 hours, making one stop mid way where you can buy lunch and use restroom.
Before 10:45 we reach the final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. We gear up at 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 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.
Afterwards we drive back to Reykjavík aiming to be at your hotel between 17:00 and 18:00.
Meet us at location! Join us 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)
The price includes
Certified glacier guide Rain-gear Mountaineering boots Private transfer Technical glacier equipment
The price does not include
Personal outdoor clothing Lunch Water bottle Small backpack