Skaftafell Glacier Hiking Tour | Medium Difficulty

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Join this four hour glacier hiking tour on Svínafellsjökull, which part of the great Vatnajökull Glacier, starting from Skaftafell National Park.

This is a moderate glacier tour in the majestic surroundings of Svínafellsjökull. The glacier is hemmed in by some of Iceland's most spectacular peaks. We climb the Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue up to the deep glacier valley between the summits of Hvannadalshnúkur and Hrútsfjall.

We will traverse zones of different glacial formations where huge water cauldrons, deep crevasses and strangely shaped ridges and other ice formations await our discovery.

Join this popular tour to go glacier hiking from Skaftafell! Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Sep.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Glacier Hiking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 14 years old
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Svínafellsjökull
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:00 09:30, 13:00, 13:30,

Departure location:
Icelandic Mountain Guides Sales Lodge (next to the National Park Visitor Center) 15 min. prior to departure
Included:
  • Guiding, glacier gear and safety equipment


What to bring:
  • Warm clothing, rain gear and hiking boots


Good to know:

Boots and rain gear can be rented on location.



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