Sólheimajökull glacier, a neighbor of Eyjafjallajökull, is an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull, which for many is the most beautiful glacier in Iceland and a hiking paradise. The perfect distance from Reykjavík, with numerous ice tunnels and epic blue colors, Sólheimajökull has quickly become the most popular glacier to hike on when doing day tours in Iceland. This tour will take you further than other glacier hiking tours taking you into the amazing pristine peace of the glacier.
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Duration: ~4 Hours
Group maximum: 12 Per Guide
Available: All Year
Age limit: 14 years
- Glacier Hiking
- Certified Glacier Guide
- Sólheimajökull Glacier
- South Coast of Iceland
- Stunning views
- Once in a lifetime experience
Meeting Point: Solheimajokull parking lot (63.530524, -19.370576).
Included: Guided glacier hike, certified glacier guide, all necessary glacier gear.
Bring with you: Warm layers (not cotton), headwear, scarf, gloves, waterproof jacket and pants, sturdy hiking boots are essential, it is not possible to fit ice crampons onto any other footwear.
The Blue Glacier Hiking Adventure is one of those tours you will remember forever. You meet up with your expert guide at the Sólheimajökull parking lot, your adventure begins right away as you head for the glacier. From the moment you start walking up to this stunning Mýrdalsjökull outlet glacier you know you are in for the treat of a lifetime. With staggering mountains on both sides that frame the glacier, the feeling is like entering an incredible ice fairytale as you approach the edge of the icecap.
Your guide will tell you all about the flora and fauna of the area and talk you through the history of the glaciers in Iceland and their incredible features. Our passionate glacier guides are on a mission to deliver an interpretive adventure as you traverse the ice - so expect a mesmerizing, informative and incredibly exciting time! The vistas you encounter are totally awe inspiring, you will see views which are absolutely without comparison as you make your way further onto the glacier. This tour is the ultimate way to explore the glacier as you will spend 4 hours thoroughly getting to know the “Home to the Sun Glacier”. We make sure these tours take place at a time when we can almost guarantee that we will have the glacier to ourselves, adding even more magic to the experience with no one getting in the way of epic photo opportunities.
This is a very special white wilderness experience which is almost certain to be private for you and your group. To be honest there is no real way to fully convey the majesty of this tour, however, if one were to try to do it justice the key points would be, go further, explore something different, have the glacier to yourself, and learn some amazing things along the way!
This is the ultimate glacier hiking experience - one which will take you into the heart of Sólheimajökull, as the matchless vistas, experiences and your feelings craft memories to treasure forever.