Private 6-Hour Summer Ice-Caving and Ice-Climbing Tour with Professional Photos from Jokulsarlon

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Ice Pic Journeys, í Hornafirði, Höfn, Iceland
6 hours
May - Sept.
Minimum age
13 years old


Discover the majestic beauty of Iceland's glaciers with this spectacular six-hour summer ice-caving and ice-climbing tour from the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. Adventurous travelers keen to immerse themselves in a mesmerizing icy world and take home professional photos to remember the experience should book this exciting excursion now.

Your tour begins when you greet your expert glacier guide at the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon car park. The excursion's starting point is a long drive from Reykjavik, so staying in accommodation near the lagoon the night before your tour is best.

Because this is a private tour, you won't have to wait for other travelers. You'll also enjoy a personalized experience with plenty of interaction from your guide.

After introductions, you'll hop into a robust four-wheel drive vehicle that easily handles Iceland's rugged terrain. Approximately 10 minutes into the journey, your jeep will veer onto an F-Road, taking you on a thrilling and bumpy ride through an ancient glacier plain.

As a stunning landscape unfolds through your window, your guide will share tales and facts about the area's history, ensuring you're informed and entertained during your scenic journey.

Upon reaching the glacier's base, your guide will give you all the necessary gear, including a helmet, crampons, harnesses, and ice axes. With safety as a priority, your guide will conduct a thorough briefing, ensuring you're confident and prepared for the icy adventure ahead. 

Even if you're new to ice-caving and climbing, there's no need for concern. This experience requires no prior knowledge or skills, but a decent fitness level will enhance your enjoyment.

As you embark on this thrilling glacier adventure, you'll soon discover the enchanting world of ice caves. Marvel at the translucent blue walls and the unique formations created by nature. Ice caves are ever-changing, so your experience will be as unique as it is memorable.

You'll also challenge yourself with an ice-climbing session. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned climber, the guide will adapt the activity to suit your capabilities and comfort level. Everyone can test their limits and savor this unparalleled experience.

Your certified glacier guide wears many hats, ensuring your safety and serving as a skilled adventure photographer. As you scale ice walls and enjoy the magic of wandering through the ice cave, they'll capture these once-in-a-lifetime moments. These photos, filled with action and awe, will serve as treasured keepsakes of your journey.

After exploring the glacier's wonders, the four-wheel drive awaits to whisk you back to the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon car park. As the tour concludes, a sense of accomplishment and wonder will likely fill your heart.

A special touch to this unforgettable journey is the photo package. Within 14 days of your tour, expertly edited photos of your ice escapades will be delivered to you, ensuring the memories of your adventure remain vivid for years to come.

Whether you're an enthusiast eager to explore the depths of Iceland's glacial wonders or simply searching for an experience beyond the ordinary, this 6-hour private ice-caving and ice-climbing photo tour is your answer. Check availability now by choosing a date. This tour is available from May to September.

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Private group
Certified glacier guide and professional photographer
Glacier equipment, including a helmet, harness, crampons, and ice climbing axes
Climbing boots (share your size with the operator)
20-shot photo package included (per person)
Child packages comes with 10 photos
Package includes portraits, action, landscapes, and ice cave shots
All photos will be edited and sent to you within 14 days via a Downloadable Drive


Ice Climbing
Ice Caving

What to bring

Water bottle
Warm layers for freezing or wet conditions
Hat and gloves
Waterproof jacket and pants (can be rented when booking)

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