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Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull

Do what you have always wanted and hike on a glacier. This tour takes you to the south coast of Iceland seeing glaciers and waterfalls.

Ever wanted to hike a glacier? Come along glacier hiking on Sólheimajökull. Sólheimajökull is located on the south coast of Iceland. Sólheimajökull is the southwestern outlet of the Mýrdalsjökull icecap. The glacier is 8 km long and 1-2 km wide and is the most southern glacier in Iceland. It advances from Mýrdalsjökull roughly 1100 meter high and just by the volcano Katla.

You will explore deep crevasses, jagged ridges and amazing ice sculptures. The spectacular surroundings of the glacier makes it an all-in-one adventure and even visit the beautiful Skógarfoss waterfall on the way back.

This tour is operated by DaytripFactory Partner


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Location: The tour starts and ends with pick up and drop off at your hotel /guest house

Included: pick-up and drop-off to your hotel, guide, all necessary gear for glacier hiking and drive to Sólheimajökull)

Duration: Approx 9 hours

Prerequisites: Be able to hike

Difficulty level: Easy

What to bring:

  • Good hiking shoes
  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headwear and gloves
  • Camera
  • You can rent a GoPro camera from tour operator

Tour operator: DaytripFactory Partner