From £174

You don't have to be an adventurer to enjoy a walk on one of Iceland's most beautiful glaciers. Enjoy this award-winning tour and discover a wonderland of ice sculptures and waterfalls.

A glacier walk is a great way to experience Icelandic nature and a tour to Sólheimajökull glacier tongue is an ideal way to spend the day. On the two-hour drive from Reykjavik, you will pass right under the famous Eyjafjallajokull volcano that caused so much trouble in the spring of 2010. Just east of the volcano lies Solheimajokull, an outlet glacier from Myrdalsjokull, Iceland’s fourth largest glacier. There we will go on a safe and easy glacier walk on crampons up on to the ice field. Exploring the wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses, you will learn more about these disappearing giants.

An experienced glacier guide will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment necessary for this tour. On the way back we will stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

Included: Transport, guiding, glacier gear and safety equipment
Level: Easy (minimum age 10 years)
Departure time: 09:00 (Pick up from hotel 08:30 - 08.50)*
Departure days: All days all year round (except 1st Jan, 24-25th Dec)
Duration: 2 - 3,5 hours on the ice, total duration 9-10 hrs.
Price per person: From £181 from June 2017

Note: Bring warm clothing, rain gear, hiking shoes and lunch (also possible to buy on route). We lend rain coats for those who need.

Booking instructions 

1)  While booking your holiday, you will be given the option to add day excursions and airport transfers as part of the booking process. Please first select the package you wish to book with travel dates and accommodation.

2)  If you have already booked a holiday with us, you can retrieve your booking here and follow the instructions for adding day excursions and airport transfers.

3) If you have made a flight only booking with Icelandair, click here to book day excursions and airport transfers. Please be sure to provide the name of your hotel when prompted for pick up purposes. 

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