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Ice Climbing from Sólheimajökull

  • 4.5 hours
  • Meet on Location: Solheimajokull
  • All year
  • Minimum age: 14 years
  • Level: Moderate
  • Ratio: 1 guide to 8 clients

About the tour!

This tour offers you the opportunity to hike and climb at the immeasurably magnificent Sólheimajökull glacier. We will explore the crevasse-riddled outlet glacier and have the chance to test our ice climbing skills. With its unique ice formations, sinkholes, and jagged ridges, the Sólheimajokull glacier is absolutely an unforgettable site to spend the day. 

Meeting point: Solheimajokull Car Park (Look for the yellow bus).

Price Includes

  • Guided Glacier Hike
  • English Speaking guide
  • Specialized Glacier Gear
  • All Necessary Safety Equipment

Not included

  • Meals

What to bring

  • Good hiking boots are a must
  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headwear
  • Gloves


This small-group tour is a fabulous glacier hiking adventure – those who want to can even try ice climbing – there is nothing more sensational than ice climbing in Iceland! This tour is the queen of glacier expeditions for beginners or those with glacier experience, giving you three magnificent hours on the ice!  

All equipment, such as ice axes, helmets, crampons, and safety lines, are provided. Your certified glacier guide will show you how to use the equipment and give you a safety briefing.   

Then it’s time to hit the ice! You’ll hike out into the majestic ice wonderland, with its astonishing networks of crevasses, ridges, ice walls, moulins, and blue-hued frost. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will ensure you are always safe on the ice and share some fascinating and fun glacier facts with you. Glacier is a frozen world, but did you know it is always moving? You may even hear the ice cracking as it adjusts beneath you!    

Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Iceland’s 4th biggest glacier. The glacier tongue is a rugged, raw, and ever-changing hub of ancient frozen water; truly a phenomenal place.  

The journey to Sólheimajökull will take you sightseeing through the South Iceland countryside. Along the way, we pass through some picturesque towns and villages. 

Meeting Point

Meeting point: Solheimajokull Car Park (Look for the yellow bus)

Please be 30 minutes before the departure time.