Duration: ca 3 1/2 hours (2h on ice)
Time: 4:30 pm every day (May–Oct) (Nov–April more info in mail)
Included: Crampons, Ice axes and other safety gear needed, also SuperTruck ride to the glacier and your Local guide. We can also pick up people at Volano Hotel on the way to Sólheimajökull if you prefer.
Price: 14.900 isk per person
Make sure to book your tour in advance, because Mountain Excursion only offer limited number of seats.
This tour starts from Volcano Hotel, 11 km west of Vík (Nov–April) and from
Icewear shop in Vík (May–Oct).
The tour starts with a drive to Sólheimajökull glacier where we walk the last few hundred meters from the parking area to the glacier. After putting on the crampons we head towards the glacier with ice axes in hand. We will be exploring crevasses, ice tunnels, ice caves (if any available), interesting formations in the ice and beautiful landscape all around. Before you know you will be standing on 200 meters thick ice.
This tour is an absolute must do when in Iceland (suitable age 8+).