Björgvin Hilmarsson
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Björgvin Hilmarsson

Walking on the glacier
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Walking on the glacier

Exploring the glacial sculptures
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Exploring the glacial sculptures

Exploring the deep moulins
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Exploring the deep moulins

Listening to interesting stories
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Listening to interesting stories

Flock of geese flying over the glaicer
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Flock of geese flying over the glaicer

Resting a bit on a glacier moraine
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Resting a bit on a glacier moraine

Explaining how the glacier forms
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Explaining how the glacier forms

Happy people on the glacier
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Happy people on the glacier

Glacier lagoons form in front of the terminus
Photo: Joseph Hall

Glacier lagoons form in front of the terminus

Shadowy creatures
Photo: Joseph Hall

Shadowy creatures

Þuríðartindur peak in the background
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Þuríðartindur peak in the background

Glacier Walk Beyond the Glacier Lagoon - IMG29

Difficulty:

EASY

HARD

Price from:  

Adult: 19900

What's included: Guiding services, transportation from Glacier Lagoon, glacier gear, safety equipment.

Departures: July 1st - August 31st: Daily at 10:00

Duration: 6 hrs total, 4 hrs on ice

Meeting point: Glacier Lagoon* 20 min. prior to departure.

Group size: 2-12

Note: Bring lunch, warm clothing, rain gear and hiking boots.

  • Tour Description

    Highlights of the Tour

    • Great panoramic views
    • Unique experience
    • Less traveled roads

    A Glacier hike on Breiðamerkurjökull glacier offers majestic panoramic views of the Vatnajökull glacier ice cap (the largest in Europe), Esjufjöll glacier peaks, Hvannadalshnúkur (Iceland´s highest summit) and the mighty Glacier Lagoon Jökusárlón. As you hike up onto the glacier, making your way past glacier moulins and crevasses, your guide will tell you everything about the everchanging landscapes of the Icelandic glaciers. You will also learn about how the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier calves into the Glacier Lagoon, one of the biggest attractions in Iceland. Take the road less traveled for a different angle of this amazing natural phenomenon.

    Meeting Point: Glacier Lagoon* 20 min. prior to departure
    *Please note that the Glacier Lagoon is about 45 min. drive from Skaftafell.

    Minimum Age: 10 years.

    Children Price: 10-15 years 14.450 ISK

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