Glacier Hiking Adventure From Skaftafell | 5-Hour Expedition

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Duration5 hours
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DifficultyChallenging

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable and frozen adventure from Skaftafell National Park. This is the perfect opportunity for those who want to experience a long hiking adventure on Falljökull, "The Falling Glacier". We will use different techniques to explore far into the glacier to make sure you let the ice fall amaze you and the breathtaking scenery leave you speechless.

What to expect?

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable and frozen adventure from Skaftafell National Park. This is the perfect opportunity for those who want to experience a more advanced glacier hiking tour. Your adventure will begin at Skaftafell Information Center where you will meet your experienced, friendly and certified glacier hiking guide. They will give a short safety briefing and provide you with all of the equipment necessary for your hiking adventure, including helmets, crampons, harness, and ice axes. After a short ride on the famous Tröll Bus, you will immerse yourself in the glacier and begin a short hike to the ice cap. Once there, your guide will give you a short lesson on how to get geared up. Once you have your crampons on it is time to take to the ice and begin this amazing adventure. Let majestic features of the natural world amaze you. The scenery is fantastical as you will see all the ice formations in the area: deep crevasses, pale moulins, and even ice sculptures. The further we continue exploring, the more the beautiful will get the view. Since we are going to be so high up, we will be able to observe panoramas over Skaftafell National Park, that has gained fame in the last years for being the location for many films and shows. During your expedition, your glacier guide will let you know how glaciers are formed and what are the dangers. You will also learn about the consequences of global warming and their future. Since this is a more demanding hike than usual, along with the basics of ice climbing you might have the chance to learn more about intermediate techniques of glacier hiking. When this 5-hour tour is over, we head back to Skaftafell Information Centre filled with a head full of all the lessons learned in this ultimate ice experience. So don't wait anymore. Experience the wonders of glacier hiking in Skaftafell. Check availability by choosing a date.

What is included?

  • Glacier equipment
  • Certified Glacier Guide

What do I need to bring?

  • Energy snacks
  • Waterproof clothing (second layer)
  • Warm clothing (first layer)
  • Gloves
  • A hat
  • Thirst for adventure

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 100% if cancelled 24 hours before event or less.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

$135