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Sólheimajökull Glacier

Sólheimajökull Glacier

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Among Iceland’s most famous peaks, the notoriously difficult-to-pronounce Eyjafjallajökull volcano made headlines when it erupted in 2010, spewing an enormous cloud of volcanic ash that grounded air traffic all across Europe. The imposing, ice-capped volcano has three main peaks, the tallest of which reaches 5,417 feet (1,651 meters).

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3-hour Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

3-hour Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

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While many tours in Iceland make pit stops at glaciers—the country is, after all, full of them—fewer take you over them and close enough to discover their interesting features. With this tour, take an easy glacier hike to see ice formations, crevasses, and water cauldrons that you’d miss just stopping for a look. Your climbing crampons are provided, and the guided hike is offered 2-3 times a day so it’s easier to fit into your schedule.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.38
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$92.38
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Sólheimajökull Ice Climbing and Glacier Walk

Sólheimajökull Ice Climbing and Glacier Walk

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Explore one of Iceland’s mightiest natural sites of interest and gain insight into the country’s rich geology on this Sólheimajökull glacier-walking tour. Harnessed up for safety, climb the vertical crevasse walls of the Sólheimajökull glacier with your guide and admire the spectacular scenery you find. Follow frozen routes over the mighty glacier, peer down into huge crevasses, and put your ice axes and crampons to good use on the icy terrain. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.40
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Small Group Glacier Experience from Solheimajokull Glacier

Small Group Glacier Experience from Solheimajokull Glacier

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Take an unforgettable walk on pure ice on this guided glacier hike experience on Sólheimajökull in south Iceland. Accompanied by a professional guide, set off from the foot of Sólheimajökull, a frozen tongue of solid ice, and thrill at the experience of walking across the frozen valley. Put on your crampons and discover natural ice formations, crevasses, shafts and ridges as you learn about the formation and history of this frozen wonderland.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.89
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Solheimajokull Glacier 3-Hour Small-Group Hike

Solheimajokull Glacier 3-Hour Small-Group Hike

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Spend a half day hiking around southern Iceland's Sólheimajökull glacier with a small group on this tour. Follow your hiking guide over the rugged terrain and learn about the glacial formation as you walk. All necessary equipment included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.38
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Ice Climbing and Glacier Hiking Day Trip from Reykjavik

Ice Climbing and Glacier Hiking Day Trip from Reykjavik

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Enjoy a full-day tour to the Sólheimajökull glacier where you learn the basics of ice climbing from your experienced guide. You’ll travel two hours from Reykjavík to see this magical frozen landscape of Iceland. Your guide provides all needed ice gear and climbing instructions before you set out in search of a suitable area for climbing on the ever-changing glacier. Hear informative commentary from your guide as you see ice tunnels, crevasses and sink holes. A good level of fitness is recommended, but technical experience is not required.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$344.60
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Small-Group Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Sólheimajokull Glacier

Small-Group Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Sólheimajokull Glacier

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Designed to delight travelers with an adventurous spirit, this 4-hour tour gives you the chance to climb and hike on the colossal Sólheimajökull Glacier. In a small group of no more than 10, you’ll conquer the glacier’s frozen curves and crevasses, and admire unique ice formations and jagged ridges. Refine your climbing skills on an ice wall and receive personalized attention from your guide in an intimate group.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$186.46
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Kayaking on the Sólheimajökull Glacier Lagoon

Kayaking on the Sólheimajökull Glacier Lagoon

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Secure your spot in advance, and see the Sólheimajökull Glacier from a different perspective on this guided kayak tour. After dressing in the included dry suit, learn the basics of kayaking before paddling out behind your guide into the lagoon. Observe the glacier landscape as you glide around the icebergs anchored in the lagoon.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.44
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Private South Coast Tour from Reykjavik

Private South Coast Tour from Reykjavik

Avoid crowds and the hassle of traveling in a large group. This private tour offers a more personalized experience of Iceland's stunning south coast. Visit the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss; the black sand beach of Reynisfjara, and Sólheimajökull glacier.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$491.33
Price varies by group size
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$491.33
Price varies by group size

Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing Small-Group Adventure

Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing Small-Group Adventure

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Explore the surreal landscape of Iceland's Solheimajökull Glacier during this day trip from Reykjavik. Join your guide for ice hiking and climbing on top of this ancient ice formation, enjoying spectacular views of its constantly changing blend of colors and shapes. Then make a stop at the thundering Skogafoss waterfall, one of the country’s largest waterfalls. Your glacier adventure includes an expert glacier guide, introduction to ice climbing, round-trip transport from Reykjavik as well as all necessary safety gear needed.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$233.07
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Half-day Glacier Hiking at Sólheimajökull

Half-day Glacier Hiking at Sólheimajökull

Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier of the Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s 4th largest glacier on the South Coast of Iceland. We will meet you at the parking lot where you will strap on a pair of crampons grab your ice pick and helmet and hike on the ice, exploring glacial features and learning about it’s formation. You'll experience first hand how it is to walk on ice, to take the twists and turns on pathways through crevasses and to use your ice axe to make it up steep slopes on pure glacial ice. We operate only in small groups, and we have a passionate team of guides who love their jobs. We think this will show. We like to spend as much time as we can on the glacier, we the guides enjoy this as much as the customers do. As we only operate one tour per day, we are not in a rush to get back for the next group arriving. You will be our focus for the day, and no one else.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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Volcanic And Glacial Private South Coast Tour

Volcanic And Glacial Private South Coast Tour

Private tour around the most beautiful locations in the south of Iceland. Extra breaks if time permits. Our experienced guide will make this a experience that you will not forget.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,406.25
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SuperSaver: Small Group South Coast, Waterfalls & Glacier Hike and Northern Lights Adventure from Reykjavik

SuperSaver: Small Group South Coast, Waterfalls & Glacier Hike and Northern Lights Adventure from Reykjavik

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Make the most of your time in Iceland on this full-day tour from Reykjavík that combines multiple activities. See the highlights of the south coast, including Seljalandsfoss waterfall best known for the fact that you can walk behind it, and the black-sand beach of Reynisfjara. Embark upon a glacier walk across Solheimajokull and learn about the glacier, formations, and movements, and conclude your tour by hunting for the northern lights in the countryside surrounding Reykjavík.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$224.25
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sólheimajökull Glacier can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 12 Sólheimajökull Glacier tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Sólheimajökull Glacier costs USD 77.38. Guided Sólheimajökull Glacier tours start around USD 77.38 per person. See all 12 Sólheimajökull Glacier tickets and tours on Viator.