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Take a walk on the ice side full-day tour

Availability: All year
Duration: 11 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Enjoy the best of Iceland in one tour
  • Enjoy a glacier walk and explore the breathtaking waterfalls
  • Visit the DC3 Plane Wreck
What to expect

On this Iceland day tour, you will be guided through the labyrinth of a glacier tongue extending down from the fourth biggest glacier in Iceland. Only two hours from Reykjavík you find the Eyjafjallajökull massif, and just a little further east the Sólheimajökull glacier, a tongue extends down from its mother glacier, Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth-largest.

You will go on a safe and easy walk on crampons up onto the ice field where you will discover a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses, and learn about the glacier and the effect of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010 on the glacier and its surroundings. The experienced mountain guides will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment necessary for this tour.

After the glacier walk, you head down to Sólheimasandur to see the famous DC3 Plane Wreck. Included in the ticket is the bus fee for the Plane Wreck Bus. On the way back there’s a stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

An Iceland glacier walk is a great way to experience nature and a tour on the Sólheimajökull glacier is an ideal way to spend the day!

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What's included
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Transport from Reykjavik
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Tea, coffee, water and access to restrooms
  • Transport to the DC-3 plane wreck
What's not included
  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
  • Lunch
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Children (10-15): Reduced

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IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • You must be a minimum of 10 years old to participate
  • Shoe size minimum of European 34 (U.S 2.5)
  • Up to 15 people per guide
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  • The tour operates daily at 9.00am
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Arcanum Mountain Guides
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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