Glacier Walk (self-drive)

Glacier Walks

Duration
4 HOURS
Touring Region
South
EASY
HARD

14.900ISK

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Glacier Walk (self-drive)

This Sólheimajökull glacier tour takes you through majestic rock formations and Iceland’s south coast which is known for it’s sandy plains. We’ll also uncover ice sculptures, ridges and deep cravasses on this lovely Iceland day trip. Our expert tour guides will show you how to properly use the basic ice equipment needed for this glacier walk.

What's Included?

 Guiding services, ice gear and safety equipmen

What do I need to bring?

Warm clothing, rain gear and hiking boots

Please Note

Sólheimajökull glacier is located 2.5 Hours drive from Reykjavík, or 45 min. drive from Vík if you are coming from East Iceland. TRANSPORT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR, so a rental car or other bus transport is recommended for this tour.

Departures: All Glacier Walk departures are from Sólheimajökull parking area. We advise you to be there at least 15 min. prior departure.

Directions to Sólheimajökull glacier: 
From the West (Reykjavík): 6 km after Skógar you turn left (just after the bridge) onto road 221 (gravel road) and then follow road 221 for about 5 km to the Sólheimajökull Café parking area. (Expected 20-30 min. for this part).
From the East (Vík): 3 km after you pass road 222, you turn right (just before the bridge) onto road 221 for about 5 km to the Sólheimajökull Café parking area. (Expected 20-30 min. for this part).
GPS point for the Sólheimajökull parking: 
N 63.532833
W 19.369675