Glacier Walk & Ice Climbing in Vatnajokull National Park

Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
4,5 hours
Difficulty
Hard
Language
English

Join this adventurous combo tour of both glacier hiking and ice climbing on a majestic outlet glacier of Vatnajökull during a small-group experience within Vatnajökull National Par...

Join this adventurous combo tour of both glacier hiking and ice climbing on a majestic outlet glacier of Vatnajökull during a small-group experience within Vatnajökull National Park. If you’re looking for the ice in the land of ice and fire, this is the excursion for you. 

Your adventure begins as you meet your certified glacier guides in Skaftafell, where you’ll check in and receive all the necessary gear for hiking up an ice cap, including crampons, helmet, harness and an ice axe. 

Once you have gone through the safety briefings, you will board a minibus with the rest of your small group of travel companions and drive to the foot of the glacier. 

Then, it’s time to snap on your crampons, sharpen your axes and begin your hike. Glaciers are powerful beasts in constant formation, and experienc...

Included

Professional glacier guide
Crampons, ice axes, safety equipment

Activities

Glacier Hiking
Ice Climbing
Sightseeing

Attractions

Vatnajökull
Hvannadalshnúkur
Skaftafell
South Coast

What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothing
Good gloves
Good hiking boots
Sunglasses
Water and snacks
Camera

Good to know

Please note that this tour starts at Skaftafell Park. Hiking boots and waterproof outer layers can be rented on location, but please dress according to weather.