From Sólheimajökull

Glacier Discovery

A family friendly and short Glacier Walk that features the beautiful, icy wonderland of Iceland’s Sólheimajökull glacier.

Tour code: IMG11

A Short and Easy Glacier Walk on Sólheimajökull Glacier

This is an informative and easy glacier walk on Sólheimajökull glacier. Your certified and experienced glacier guide will lead you through a frozen wonderland of different shades of glacier ice. The spectacular colors of the ice can be white, blue or crystal clear. You will safely view deep crevasses and water cauldrons, along with other interesting features of the glacier. During the glacier hike, you will have plenty of photo opportunities.  Additionally, your expert guide will share their wisdom about the ever-changing landscapes of the Icelandic glaciers, their formation and how these icy giants are connected with the surrounding volcanoes and mountains. No technical skills are needed for this tour and you will be provided with all the necessary glacier walk equipment. This is a great, family-friendly way to experience an Icelandic glacier.

Tour Overview

  • Difficulty

    Easy

    Easy

    Accessible to all people in good health.

  • AVAILABILITY

    All-year

  • DURATION

    2 - 2.5 hrs

  • Meeting Point

    Sólheimajökull parking area

  • Group Size

    Up to 15 per guide

  • On the ice

    1 - 1.5 hrs

  • 8

    Minimum age

    8 yrs

  • Language

    English

Customer Reviews

The glacier walk was incredible, the guides were friendly and very informative about the natural formations in the ice. Was one of the best things we did on our trip, absolutely would recommend!!
Pad, UK2017-11-04

Tour Highlights

Putting on Crampons

Walking on Ice with Crampons

Sólheimajökull

Sólheimajökull Views

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment

Not Included

  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing

Optional Extras

  • Rain gear (jacket or pants)
  • Hiking boots

Practical Information