Blue Ice / Meeting At Sólheimajökull_96943

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Blue Ice / Meeting At Sólheimajökull

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Duration
time-raw4 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Starting point
Your accommodation in Reykjavik
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Embark on an exciting Sólheimajökull glacier 1-hour hiking adventure. You will have exclusive access to your professional guide on this small group tour. Also, the experience is unbeaten, especially when you hear the cracking of adjusting ice beneath you. You will be given safety equipment to ensure that your safety is taken care of as you explore this wonderland.

What to expect?

  • This tour is available with pick up from Reykjavík or you can meet us on location at Sólheimajökull glacier car park.

  • This small group tour is a fabulous glacier hiking adventure – those who want to can even try ice climbing – there is nothing more sensational than ice climbing in Iceland! For beginners or those with glacier experience, this is the queen of glacier expeditions, giving you three magnificent hours on the ice!

  • All equipment is provided, ice axes, helmets, crampons and safety lines. Your certified glacier guide will show you how to use the equipment and give you a safety briefing before introducing you to the majestic ice wonderland, with its astonishing networks of crevasses, ridges, ice walls, and blue-hued ice. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide make sure you are always safe on the ice and share some fascinating and fun glacier facts with you. This is a frozen world, but did you know it is always moving? You may even hear the ice cracking as it adjusts beneath you!

  • Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Iceland’s 4th biggest glacier. The glacier tongue is a rugged, raw and ever changing hub of ancient frozen water; truly a phenomenal place. The tour will start with an introduction to equipment and safety instructions. We will provide you with all the tools you will need for your time on the glacier: ice axes, crampons, helmets and safety lines and, of course, we make sure that you are always safe on the ice.

Highlights:

  • Small Group Experience
  • Sólheimajökull Glacier (Solheimajokull Glacier)
  • Skógafoss Waterfall (w. Reykjavík pick-up)
  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall (w. Reykjavík pick-up)
  • Ice Climbing (optional)
  • Glacier Hiking

What is included?

  • Guided glacier hiking
  • Optional introduction to ice climbing
  • Certified glacier guide
  • All required safety equipment
  • English-speaking licensed adventure guide
  • Harness, helmet & ice axe

Is this experience for me?

  • Most people can participate

What do I need to bring?

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headwear and gloves
  • Good hiking shoes are recommended.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

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$128