Glacier Wonders – Skaftafell Glacier hike
Availability: All year
Duration: 3 - 3,5hrs
Meeting Place: Skaftafell booking center, Skaftafell, Iceland (gray house with turf roof). Please be ready at the meeting point 30 minutes before departure
Clothes: Warm clothes and good footwear, even in the summer. Remember, it is a glacier! (Waterproof shoes, Warm socks, Coat, Hat and gloves, sunglasses are recommended)
Age limit: 8 years
Included: Guided glacier hiking tour, Certified glacier guide and necessary glacier gear.
Explore the great Vatnajökull glacier on this magnificent Skaftafell glacier hike
This glacier tour in Skaftafell is perfect for those who are looking for a short glacier hike, but breathtaking adventure filled with the beautiful Icelandic nature. On our drive to Falljökul glacier tongue (which is a part of Vatnajökull glacier), we will pass stunning scenery with astonishing natural contrasts. You will see everything from soft and delicate vegetation to enormous and impressive mountains surrounding the magnificent glacier. The drive will take around 15 minutes.
Then we take a 30-minute hike up to Falljökull, surrounded by stunning glacier scenery all the way. When we arrive at Falljökul glacier tongue, we will put on our crampons and step on to the ice! Our guides will explain everything you will need to know about the giant glacier. On the glacier hike you will experience incredible crevasses, great moulins, ice sculptures and stunning ice falls. This is a whole new world, where you will be able to experience the true force of the Icelandic nature.
Skaftafell booking center, Skaftafell, Iceland (gray house with turf roof). Please be ready at the meeting point 30 minutes before departure
This tour is not with pick-up
PLEASE NOTE In Iceland all itineraries are designed to be flexible taking weather conditions into account. Activities Iceland and the tour operators reserve the right to change your itinerary or cancel the tour with your safety in mind.
If we need to cancel your tour, you will of cause be refunded. By booking activity you are confirming that you agree to our terms.