South Coast and Glacier Tour

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Duration11 hours
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DifficultyEasy

Quench your thirst for arctic adventure by strapping on your crampons and traversing the rugged cracks and crevasses of the Sólheimajökull Glacier. Witness the stunning beauty and power of the illustrious Seljalandsfoss falls from both behind and above.

What to expect?

Visit the south-coast of Iceland and go hiking on a glacier then visit the the incredible waterfalls of Skógar and Seljalandsfoss on one of the most-do day tours from Reykjavík.First stop will be the rugged Sólheimajökull Glacier. Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier that flows from main ice-cap of Mýrdalsjökull where the mighty Katla Volcano rests. You will walk on the glacier, wearing special crampons on your shoes and explore the amazing cracks, crevasses and ice expertly lead by a certified glacier guide.

The next destination is the stunning Seljalandsfoss waterfall that is one of Iceland's most famous attractions, to get a different perspective you can take a walk from behind and look through the wall of water.Last but not least, we will visit Skógarfoss waterfall. Up close, you will be able to feel the water- spray on your face and you can also climb up the hill (all 527 steps) to see the majestic 60 meter high waterfall from above and witness the water plummet down on it's way to the Atlantic Ocean.

In order to reach all of our incredible destination we will make our way through fertile farming lands and pass by small villages. The area is known for its Viking history and heritage guarded by the infamous Eyjafjallajökull & Hekla Volcano dwell with their all-powerful presence. On clear days you will also have a great view of the Westman Islands where the renowned volcanoes lie, that caused the islander's great troubles in the 1970's.

What is included?

  • In bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Finnish)

  • Professional driver & guide

  • Experienced glacier guide

  • Local knowledge

  • Visit to all the top sites on the South Coast (Seljalandsfoss, Sólheimajökull & Skógarfoss)

What do I need to bring?

Bring with you: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always smart to dress in warm and waterproof clothes, weather changes are swift so prepare expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended.*

In-Bus-Audio-Guide: Bring your own headphones. Otherwise we sell earphones on the bus.

*Please note that for the glacier hike you need to have at least shoe size 35

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.

Meeting Point

  • Pickup in Reykjavik

$152