Take a Walk on the Ice Side
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Take a Walk on the Ice Side

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1 day

Why we love this tour

  • Glacier walk on Sólheimajökull glacier
  • Experienced guides will take care of you on the ice
  • Hotel pick up
  • English-speaking guide
  • Daily departure

Detailed description

The most popular all year Glacier Adventure Tour in the book!

A glacier walk is a great way to experience Icelandic nature and a tour to Sólheimajökull glacier tongue is an ideal way to spend the day. On the two-hour drive from Reykjavík, you will pass right under the famous Eyjafjallajökull volcano that caused so much trouble in the spring of 2010. Just east of the volcano lies Sólheimajökull, an outlet glacier from Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth-largest glacier. There, we will go on a safe and easy glacier walk on crampons up onto the ice field. As we explore the wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges, and deep crevasses, you will learn more and more about these disappearing giants. Our experienced mountain guides will teach you how to use basic glacier equipment necessary for this tour. On the way back we will stop at the picturesque waterfalls, Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

Meeting Information

  • Pick up: 8:30-8:50am from Reykjavík

New regulations have been implemented regarding the shuttle traffic in the downtown Reykjavik. We have therefore offered 12 pick up points instead of directly picking up guests from accommodations . Please click here for further information.


  • 9 – 10 hours total, 2 – 2h 30m on the ice


  • Free pickup and drop off in Rekjavik
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment


  • Lunch and dinner

What you need to know

  • Minimum requirements: 10 years
  • Remember to bring:Warm outdoor clothing, Good hiking boots





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  1. 5 out of 5

    We were very impressed by how knowledgeable the guides were. They know exactly where we could walk and where a hidden sinkhole (they call it Moulin) would be and showed us some really cool spots on the glacier. I even ate the ice! Strange feeling to eat ice that is over 1000 years of age. On the way there and back, the tour will stop to visit the famous Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls.

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