Ice Climbing & Glacier Hiking on Sólheimajökull | Pick-up from Reykjavík

Ice Climbing & Glacier Hiking on Sólheimajökull | Pick-up from Reykjavík

Leave the city behind and hop on a glacier tour combining both glacier hiking and a bit of ice climbing. The tour takes place on the magnificent Sólheimajökull glacier tongue. There you will explore the crevasse-riddled outlet glacier with its amazing ice formations, sinkholes and jagged ridges. Along the way you will find an ice wall on the glacier and try your hand at ice climbing. Daily departures from Reykjavík all year.

Operated by: Arctic Adventures

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Tour duration with transfer from Reykjavík is about 10 hours. 

Hotel pick-up time is at 9:00 - Choose your location in the booking process. Please be ready at your hotel at 8:30If you have not booked accommodation in Reykjavík just choose "To be announced" for pick-up location and get back to us when you have further details.

Tour starts at 11:30 from Sólheimajökull (164 km / 101 mi from Reykjavík).


  • 4 hours hiking and climbing on the glacier
  • Guidance from a specially trained and certified glacier guide
  • Introduction to ice climbing
  • Glacier gear (crampons, ice axe, helmet and climbing harness)
  • Transfer from and to Reykjavík 


  • Sólheimajökull Glacier
  • Dramatic landscape of mountains and ice
  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Skógafoss Waterfall
  • Ice climbing (optional)
  • Glacier hiking in the magical scenery of


  • Hiking boots can be rented
  • Ice cimbing

Please bring

  • Lunch for the day
  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Warm headwear and good waterproof winter gloves
  • Good hiking shoes

Minimum age is 14 years.


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