Glacier Adventure | Skaftafell - South

Glacier Adventure | Skaftafell - South

A moderate glacier tour in the majestic surroundings of Falljökull, part of the great Vatnajökull Glacier in Skaftafell, hemmed in by some of Iceland´s most spectacular peaks. The glacier is hemmed in by some of Iceland´s most spectacular peaks. We climb the Falljökull glacier tongue up to the deep glacier valley between the summits of Hvannadalshnúkur and Hrútsfjall. You will be traversing zones of different glacial formations where huge water cauldrons, deep crevasses and strangely shaped ridges and other ice formations await our discovery. Daily departures from 1 May to 30 September.

Operated by: Reykjavik Excursions & Icelandic Mountain Guides

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Falljökull Glacier in Skaftafell - Vatnajökull National Park

Meeting point: 
Icelandic Mountain Guides base camp next to Skaftafell Visitor Center 15 minutes before departure


  • Falljökull and Vatnajökull glaciers
  • Skaftafell
  • Spectacular views of mountains, black sand plains and Europe's largest glacier


  • Walking on ice 
  • Guidance
  • Ice gear and safety equipment, such as crampons, ice axes and safety lines

Please bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Snacks, such as energy bars


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