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Glacier Hike




Day tour / Activity


14 years old


4 - 4 ½ hours

General Information

Availability: May to September

Join us for an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Iceland's pristine wilderness! Our guided glacier hike on Falljökull Outlet Glacier, nestled within the mighty Vatnajökull glacier, promises a thrilling and educational experience like no other. As you embark on this journey, prepare to be awed by breathtaking ice formations, dramatic landscapes, and the incredible power of nature. Our expert guides are here to ensure your safety and provide you with a deeper understanding of Vatnajökull glacier and its surroundings.

The tour includes a 25 minutes drive to the roots of Falljökull glacier. The hike to the glacier's edge takes about 15 minutes.

Before heading onto the ice we will gear up the crampons, harness and with an ice ax we head on.

Falljökull glacier hike offers spectacular glacier view and unique opportunities to get up close to the actual icefall, rugged glacier crevasses and blue ice.

Small groups and personal service

The tour can be tailored in a private tour f.eks 

  • Longer glacier hike
  • Ice climbing 
  • Bigger group

Tour durations approx 3 ½ - 4  hours

Age limit 14 y.o.

What to bring

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headwear
  • Gloves
  • Good hiking boots are recommended
  • Sunglasses on sunny days
  • Waterproof clothing if it´s raining

What is included

  • Guided Glacier Hike
  • Transportation
  • Certified Glacier Guide
  • Specialized Glacier Gear
  • All Necessary Safety Equipment

Trip difficulty: Moderate

Meeting point

Skaftafell Terminal – Tour Center, Öræfi 785, IS

Tour departs from Skaftafell Terminal, located right next to the national park. Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes prior to you booking. Bring printed or digital copy of your voucher.

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