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Small-Group Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Sólheimajokull Glacier

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    After making your own way to Solheimajokull Café, located in the town of Vik, you’ll greet your guide at 11:15am. Following a short drive to the mighty Sólheimajökull Glacier’s base, you’ll get fitted out with crampons and ice picks while listening to a thorough safety briefing.

    Then, set out on a climbing and hiking adventure over the glacier’s frozen crevices, caves, and sinkholes. Maneuver yourself on jagged ridges, marvel at unique ice formations, and learn about the geographical creation of the glacier from your guide.

    Throughout your 4-hour adventure, you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide in a small group of 10. The experience concludes at your original departure point, Solheimajokull Café.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Our family did the Blue Ice glacier hike and ice climb, and greatly enjoyed our time with our tour guide Athol, who was organized, knowledgeable and super-friendly. I recommend the Blue Ice tour highly to families with teens, or to anyone who wants to experience...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank RJC715
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is one of the best experiences you can experience in Iceland. Our guide Vjeran taught us about Iceland and the area we climbed, he was very helpful because my wife has a fear of heights, he grabbed her arm and took her to the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Miljenko T
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our tour guide Louis did a great job informing us about the glacier, its history, and various glacier formations and structures. He kept us enthralled in the beauty of the ice, and ensured that we were well looked after. The Blue Ice - Glacier Hiking...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jared M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great tour guide, amazing place! Our tour guide Maria make sure everyone had a great time, we enjoy it a lot!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank anitadasi2019
    Reviewed 12 April 2019 via mobile

    First time ice climbing and I would highly recommend! The views were incredible, our guide Alberto was amazing, and the climbing itself was an unforgettable experience. I learned so much about Iceland and the area we climbed in that it made it that much more...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Response from tonysT9531XC | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. You could either hire a car for the day or I think they could arrange transportation. The bus network in Iceland isn't very good so those are your only options, I think, other than perhaps hitchhiking. Cheers, Tony
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