Hiking on the Solheimajökull Glacier and Ice Climbing - Intermediate Level - Optional Transport from Reykjavik

Hiking on the Solheimajökull Glacier and Ice Climbing - Intermediate Level - Optional Transport from Reykjavik

Cancellation Cancellations free of charge until 3 days before the activity

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Hiking on the Solheimajökull glacier

Learn to climb ice

The beauty off the blue ice and black volcanic cinders

Optional transport from Reykjavik

Essential information *

Duration
4 hours 30 minutes , 10 hours 30 minutes

Languages

English
* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Conquer the Solheimajökull Glacier during this hike, which includes training in climbing ice!

Meet your guide at the Solheimajökull parking lot just a few kilometers from the glacier for a quick briefing (you may also opt for transport from Reykjavik). Then, head out for your hike. You will first walk along the volcanic rocks, and be able to admire the unique landscape with the ice and rocks.

Once at the glacier, put on your crampons, harness, helmet; grab your ice pick and you're ready to start learning how to climb ice. Your guide will help you during the ascent and you will have 3 hours for climbing and discovering the glacier at your own pace.

Options

During reservation, you will be asked to choose either the hotel pickup in Reykjavik or to main pickup point.

If you have opted for the hotel pickup, the exact time will be confirmed after reservation.

Good to know

Availability: Every day, excluding exceptional dates

Departure time:

  • without transport from Reykjavik: 1pm
  • with transport from Reykjavik: between 9 and 9:30am, the exact time will be confirmed after reservation

Departure location: Either at the Solhemajokull parking lot of pickup in Reykjavik

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes on site (10 hours 30 minutes with roundtrip transport)

Children under the age of 14 may not participate in this activity

The price varies depending on the season and if you have opted for transport

Please wear shoes meant for hiking and warm, waterproof clothing

Walking on glaciers can be dangerous, your guide will make sure that you discover the Solheimajokull glacier saftely

Price includes

  • Hiking on the Solheimajökull glacier
  • Learn to climb ice (optional)
  • Services of an expert guide
  • Material rental (crampons, harness, helmet, ice pick)
  • Transport to/from Reykjavik (optional)

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips
  • All other extras

Reviews

4.5

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