Blue Ice Glacier Hike

A thrilling day ahead

Book now

Price from 19.980 ISK

Difficulty Medium
Availability All year
Duration 10 hours

A thrilling glacier hike day tour might be the right activity for you.

 

This glacier hike day tour offers the opportunity to hike an immeasurably magnificent glacier on a frozen glacial tongue called activity. It is a rugged, raw and ever changing hub of ancient frozen water; truly a phenomenon.

Together we will explore the crevasse riddled outlet glacier and also have the chance to test our ice climbing skills. With its amazing ice formations, sinkholes and jagged ridges, it is truly an unforgettable experience. We will provide you with all the tools you will need: ice axes, crampons and safety lines.

This tour is both available with pick up from Reykjavík and meet on location.

Solheimajokull is an outlet glacier of Myrdalsjokull glacier, Iceland’s 4th biggest glacier. The glacier tongue is a rugged, raw and ever changing hub of ancient frozen water; truly a phenomenal place. The tour will start with an introduction to equipment and safety instructions. We will provide you with all the tools you will need for your time on the glacier: ice axes, crampons, helmets and safety lines and, of course, we make sure that you are always safe on the ice.

You will explore the crevasse riddled outlet glacier and also have the chance to test your ice climbing skills. On our return journey to Reykjavik, we will stop at the beautiful waterfall, Skógafoss.

The tour is about 4 hours with approx. 3 hours on ice, this includes the hour spend climbing.

Good to know when going on a glacier hike tour;

What if I don’t own all of these clothing necessaries?
Don’t worry, you can always rent sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket and pants in the booking process. We do not rent gear from location.

Hotel pick-up time: If you have chosen transfer please be ready at 8:30 AM for your pick-up from your Reykjavík accommodation and please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for us to arrive.
Don’t know where you will be staying? No worries, just choose “To Be Announced” for pick-up location and get back to us when you have further details.

Meet on location time: If you have chosen to meet us on location please be ready at 11:30 AM at Sólheimajökull Parking Lot. Distance from Reykjavik approx. 164 km / 101 mi. GPS 63°31’00.48″N, 19°22’00.12W(WGS84).

Tour highlights

Hiking on a clacier....pretty cool

Skógafoss waterfall

What's included

Ice axes

Crampons

Safety lines

A sense of amazing achievement

Book your tour

Loading...

Blue Ice Glacier Hike

A thrilling day ahead

Book now

Price from 19.980 ISK

Snorkle in the deep blue Silfra

Snorkle between continents

Price from 21.900 ISK

Snorkle in the deep blue Silfra

Snorkle between continents

More

Caving & snorkeling in Silfra

An underground adventure

Price from 24.990 ISK

Caving & snorkeling in Silfra

An underground adventure

More

Glacier &volcano helicopter tour

Glacier & volcanos from above and on top

Price from 98.900 ISK

Glacier &volcano helicopter tour

Glacier & volcanos from above and on top

More