The ever-changing glacier has spectacular scenery and perfect locations for a day out ice climbing. In a group of only four 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, informative glacier hiking with ice climbing, and you have the perfect mix of a good day out in Iceland.
In just one day you will experience:
The spectacular south coast of Iceland
Guided hiking on the Sólheimajökull glacier
Ice climbing session tailored for your level
scenic stop at Skógafoss waterfall
Meet us at the location! If you don´t want us to pick you up at your hotel, you can 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).
Certified glacier guide
Technical glacier equipment
What's Not Included
Personal outdoor clothing
Pick-up service from hotel
USD 375 for
We pick you up at your accommodation in Reykjavik at 08:00. Please note that it can take about 20 minutes to pick everyone up.The road brings 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 the restroom.Before 10:45 we reach the final destination of Solheimajokull 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 necessary 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 varying levels of difficulty.Between climbing sessions, our guide will introduce you properly 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 Skogafoss waterfall where we make a short scenic stop. The ones with some energy left can climb to enjoy the magnificent view of the waterfall from above.Afterwards, we drive back to Reykjavik aiming to be at your hotel between 19:00 and 20:00.
USD 335 for
Meet us at the location! Join us at Solheimajokull parking lot (Road#221) at 10:45 for the glacier hiking tour. Trip Duration: 5-6 hours (round trip from the parking lot at Solheimajokull).