Glacier Walk Tour in Vatnajökull

Have you ever thought of walking through the second largest glacier in all of Europe? With CampEasy, you can book a glacier walk tour that will take you to Iceland’s most stunning natural features – the Vatnajökull glacier. Come for a journey and explore incredible ice caps, providing an adventure unlike no other!

The local guide will take you on an unforgettable journey. You will walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, ridges, the deep crevasses of the glacier, and many more natural features that make the surrounding so breathtaking. During this unique glacier tour in Vatnajökull, you will also learn about the glacier – how it is formed and how it continues to change and shape every day.

Operator:
Glacier Adventure

Location:
Hali 2, Suðursveit, Höfn í Hornafirði.
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Difficulty:
Moderate

Availability:
April – September

Iceland Glacier Hike Tour Experience

The tour departs from Höfn in the southeast region of Iceland. You will begin by gearing up – in meeting base, there are hiking boots available for rent in case you do not have them with you. Then it is time for a Super Jeep ride to the glacier area! The guide will drive you away from the crowds where you can breathe in the fresh Icelandic air.
After the ride, the guide will explain to you the safety rules and teach you how to use the equipment. It’s important to make you feel comfortable and safe. The crampons will make the walk much easier – with them you do not have to be worried about slipping.

The glacier tour is meant for those who want to spend half a day walking and enjoying the remarkable landscape of Jökulsárlón

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Good to know before visiting:
  • The minimum age is 10 years old
  • Duration: 3,5 – 4 hours (1 – 1,5 hours on the glacier)
  • Crampons, harness, helmet, and ice tools included
  • Good clothing based on weather – make sure you have 3 layers including water and windproof top
  • Do not forget to take hiking shoes
  • The tour includes a Super Jeep ride

The Supplier: Glacier Adventure

Company Rating

5/5 TripAdvisor

4.9/5 Google

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