Day Tours/Activities

Glacier discovery hike on Sólheimajökull

A safe and easy guided glacier discovery hike through the frozen wonderland of the Icelandic glaciers.

  • Trees planted 1
  • Available all year
  • Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Location Sólheimajökull Glacier
  • Difficulty
  • Number of participants Min. 1
  • Age limit Minimum age is 10 years old

What you'll experience.

Glacier discovery hike on Sólheimajökull outlet glacier.

A safe and easy guided glacier discovery hike through the frozen wonderland of the Icelandic glaciers. You will learn all about the Icelandic glaciers and discover the different shades of glacier ice; white ice, blue ice, and crystal clear ice. Explore deep crevasses, water cauldrons and other interesting features of the glacier in a safe way, because safety is a top priority.

During the hike, you will get plenty of great photo opportunities. Meanwhile your certified glacier guide will share his wisdom about the ever-changing landscapes of the Icelandic glaciers. Learn about their formation and interplay with the surrounding volcanoes and mountains, and many other interesting facts. You do not need to have any technical skills for this tour and you will be provided with all necessary glacier equipment. Because of that, this glacier discovery hike is perfect for individuals, families, or groups to experience the Icelandic glaciers.

So, if you are looking for a safe, easy and informative glacier discovery hike, book this tour now.

Included in final tour price.


  • Certified glacier guides
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment

    What to bring.

    • Warm clothing
    • Rain gear
    • Hiking boots


    • Sólheimajökull outlet glacier

    Tour operator

    This tour is operated by our friends at Icelandic Mountain Guides. IMG manages an environmental fund that aims to preserve and restore the Laugavegur hiking trail, one of the most popular hiking trails in Iceland. They are also powerful advocates for environmental awareness on various platforms.

    Icelandic Mountain Guides’ certifications:

    11.900 ISK
    Per person

    11.900 ISK