Price

14.900 isk per person

Availibility

all year, daily

Duration

3.5 hours

Pick-up

varies

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One of our experienced guides will meet you at the parking area just in front of Sólheimajökull glacier and will give you the necessary equipment to prepare you for this fun walk on the ice.  
The Sólheimajökull glacier extends from the great Mýrdalsjökull glacier to the sandy plains of the South Coast, it has spectacular surroundings and the ice formations are spectacular. Here the ice is not totally white, but also blue and black because of the volcano ashes trapped inside. It is a wonderful and unforgettable experience to walk on this glacier, exploring its cracks and canvasses while learning about its history, past, and future.

This is the perfect tour to add to our Premium South Shore private tour.

price

Adults (16+) 14.900 isk,

Children (10-15) 9.900 isk 

highlights

  • Walk on one of Iceland’s most beautiful glaciers 

Important Information

Minimum age: 10 years 
Duration:   3-3.5 hours in total, about 2 hours on the ice 
Departures: All year 
Every day at 10:00, 12:00, and 14:00 (except December 24th and 25th) 
Meeting point: Parking area in front of Sólheimajökull glacier 15 minutes before departure. 

Please note: Boots and rain gear can be rented (1.500 ISK) 
This is an easy to moderate walk, perfect for beginners since no special skills are required. 
This tour is a Partner Tour.

Directions to Sólheimajökull Glacier: 

Driving time: From Reykjavík: 2h 30min. From Vík: 45 min. 
From the West (Reykjavík): 6 km after Skógar, you turn left (just after the bridge) onto road 221 and then follow road 221 for about 5 km to the Sólheimajökull Café parking area. (Expected 20 – 30 min. for this part). 
From the East (Vík): 3 km after you pass road 222, you turn right (just before the bridge) onto road 221 and then follow road 221 for about 5 km to the Sólheimajökull Café parking area. (Expected 20 – 30 min. for this part). 

Included

  • Guiding service, ice gear, safety equipment.

Not included

  • Pick-up. This tour starts from the parking area in front of Sólheimajökull glacier.

what to bring

  • warm & waterproof clothes (hats, mittens, scarfs),
  • hiking boots
  • lunch,
  • camera,
  • sunglasses

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