Glacier hike on Sólheimajökull Glacier.
The ever-changing glacier has spectacular scenery and perfect locations for a day out ice climbing. In a group of only 4 guests accompanied by a qualified guide, you get the chance to enjoy your level of ice climbing, from easy first attempts to harder steep walls.
Since the day tour is focused on climbing, the group walks towards a suitable climbing location with exciting stops on the way. Join this personalized and informative glacier hike – ice climbing combo and you have the perfect mix of a good day out in Iceland.
Meet us at the location! Join us at Sólheimajökull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour. Trip duration: 5-6 hours (round trip from the parking lot at Sólheimajökull).
*We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavík at 08:00.
*The road takes us along a spectacular South coast with ash mountains, waterfalls, and volcanos. The journey lasts about 2 hours, making one stop midway where you can buy lunch and use a restroom.
*Before 10:45 we reach the final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. We gear up at the parking lot and start the hike to the glacier.
*We work our way through the crevassed world of ice until we find a decent spot for climbing. During the ice climbing session, you will learn the basic movement of ice climbing receiving feedback to improve your skills.
*We can explore different locations during the day so you have the opportunity to try out different levels of difficulty.
*Between climbing sessions, our guide will introduce you properly to the glacial wonder world.
*After about 3,5 to 4 hours on the ice, we make our way back to the parking lot.
*From there we have a 15min drive to Skógafoss waterfall where we make a short scenic stop. The ones with some energy left can climb up to enjoy the magnificent view of the waterfall from above.
*Afterward, we drive back to Reykjavík aiming to be at your hotel at 6:00 PM.
Want to meet us at the location? Join us at Sólheimajökull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour – Directions on Google Maps
Trip duration: 5-6 hours (round trip from the parking lot at Sólheimajökull).
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