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Glacier Exploration

Highlights
  • Hike Iceland’s wild landscape in this Sólheimajökull glacier trekking tour
  • Feel safe on the ice with full instruction from a guide beforehand
  • All equipment needed is included—crampons, ice axes, and glacier gear
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Glacier Exploration
From US$119.83
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12pm Sólheimajökull GlacierMost Popular
3.5 hour glacier walk on Sólheimajökull in South Iceland. Meeting point at Sólheimajökull glacier parking area. Spend 2-hours on the glacier. All technical equipment supplied.
From US$119.83
10am Sólheimajökull Glacier
3.5 hour glacier walk on Sólheimajökull in South Iceland. Meeting point at Sólheimajökull glacier parking area. Spend 2-hours on the glacier. All technical equipment supplied.
From US$119.83
2pm Sólheimajökull Glacier
3.5 hour glacier walk on Sólheimajökull in South Iceland. Meeting point at Sólheimajökull glacier parking area. Spend 2-hours on the glacier. All technical equipment supplied.
From US$119.83
Overview
Hiking around Sólheimajökull glacier can be a dangerous undertaking. Tackle the trek on one of Iceland’s most popular glaciers with help from this guided tour that includes all the gear you need, as well as safety instruction beforehand. Plus, multiple tour times make it easy to add this trip to your itinerary.
What to Expect
This glacier trekking tour in South Iceland meets at the Sólheimajökull Glacier parking area.

Right from the start, your guide gives you safety instructions, so you feel confident when you hit the ice.

Afterward, gear up with crampons, ice axes, and other glacial hiking gear. Follow your guide through the wild landscape, as you take in stunning views around Sólheimajökull. Climb through deep crevasses and ice tunnels, and catch sight of natural ice sculptures. Your guide tells you about the geology of the area and how and why the glacier changes over time.

Your Sólheimajökull tour ends back at the original meeting spot.
Reviews (54)
1 - 5 of 51 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Experience of a lifetime!

My husband and I had the pleasure of joining a glacier climbing tour with Icelandic Mountain Guides. As the other couple didn't show up, it turned out to be a private tour! Our guide, Michal, was everything a guide should be. You could tell he...More

Thank 2hobbitsonadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago
Glacier Exploration with Michal and Icelandic Mountain Guides

My wife and I joined Michal Z. and Icelandic Mountain Guides on a private glacier exploration on Sólheimajökull and it was without a doubt the highlight of our weeklong honeymoon in Iceland. Icelandic Mountain Guides has a dedicated structure on-site which made checking in, gear...More

Thank RyanJohnK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome views!

We had an awesome time on our guided tour--long enough to feel like a real hike, not too long though. Our guide, Elsa was fantastic. She was extremely knowledgeable about the hike, the glacier and life in iceland in general. She had lived in iceland...More

Thank benkinsey7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Don't assume an exciting idea from the advising picture.

We joined the exploration in the late September, 2018. The exploration continued about 2.5 ~ 3 hours in spite of light rain with strong wind. Walking on the glacier is somewhat exotic, but I got a wrong idea from the advertising picture. i assumed from...More

Thank Myrtle500
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile
Best guides, awesome experience!

Our guide Łukasz was not only experienced but also super friendly. He told us a lot of interesting stories, and took good care of everyone, especially "slower" participants. The trip was organized professionally, all gear needed was provided. I recommend them with all my heart!

Thank uuurszul
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mikbee22
4 September 2018|
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Response from Eric V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, beginners can do it. No issue. You're provided with all the equipment and well explained safety and "how best" to walk on the glacier. A neat and safe adventure for all.
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