From Sólheimajökull

Glacier Discovery

A family friendly and short Glacier Walk that features the beautiful, icy wonderland of Iceland’s Sólheimajökull glacier. See one of the country's famous glaciers!


Tour code: AG101

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 way to experience an Icelandic glacier.

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Tour Overview

  • Difficulty - Moderate




    Accessible to all people in good health. Some tours involve walking for total of 1-4 hrs, sometimes on uneven terrain. These tours are most often with out carrying any or very little weight.

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  • Group 319


    ~ 3 hrs

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    Meeting Point

    Sólheimajökull Base Camp

  • Group 550

    Group Size

    Up to 15 per guide

  • Group 377

    On the ice

    1 - 1.5 hrs

  • 8

    Minimum age

    8 yrs and a minimum shoe size of European 34 (U.S. - 2.5)

  • Group 65



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

Walking on Sólheimajökull

A man walking on glacier ice using crampons

Using Crampons on the Ice

Ice Formations

Experiencing Nature


  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Tea, coffee, water and access to restrooms at Sólheimajökull

Not Included

  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing

Optional Extras

  • Rain gear (jacket or pants)
  • Hiking boots

Practical Information