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Sólheimajökull Glacier Walk and Ice Climbing

Walk and Climb on the famous Sólheimajökull glacier on the South Coast of Iceland. Note: Only bookable as a private departure for groups up to 6 participants. Please contact our sales office regarding requests for larger groups.


Tour code: AGP106

An Easy Glacier Walk with an Introduction to Ice Climbing

On this glacier adventure, we combine our popular glacier walk with an easy introduction to ice climbing. As we explore the majestic landscapes of Sólheimajökull glacier, including water cauldrons, ridges, and deep crevasses, we search for a suitable spot to rig up our gear for a short introduction to ice climbing. With our small group number of 6 passengers per guide, everyone will get a chance to have a fun and easy ice climbing experience. Don’t forget your camera, you will want to share this experience with your friends and family!

Please note: This tour is only offered as private departures. Price is given for a group of 1 to 6 participants. Activity is subject to availability and weather conditions.

Tour Overview

  • Difficulty - Moderate



    Moderate Difficulty

    Accessible to all those in good health, who are doing some sport regularly and who are used to all-terrain walks. 2-6 hours walking per day, without much carrying.

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  • Group 319


    ~ 4 hrs

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    Meeting Point

    Sólheimajökull Base Camp

  • Group 550

    Group Size

    2 - 6 per guide

  • Group 377

    On the ice

    3 hrs

  • 14

    Minimum age

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

  • Group 65



Customer Reviews

I 100% recommend Icelandic Mountain Guides! I was looking at the brochure and thought if I can do the glacier walk and iceclimbing on one tour, why not do it?!... I'm so glad I tried this out!! The views are amazing on the glacier and would recommend this tour for anyone looking for an adventure/workout/great views, this is for you!
Erin, UK2017-07-26

Tour Highlights

Ice Climbing

Walking on Ice with Crampons

Sólheimajökull Ice Formations

Ridges and Crevasses


  • 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
  • Lunch

Optional Extras

  • Rain gear (jacket or pants)
  • Hiking boots

Practical Information