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  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration:  11 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Day Trip from Reykjavik: Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Iceland's Sólheimajokull Glacier. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

An amazing experience I will not soon forget. A must for anyone traveling to Iceland.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

An amazing experience I will not soon forget. A must for anyone traveling to Iceland.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

An amazing experience I will not soon forget. A must for anyone traveling to Iceland.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

An amazing experience I will not soon forget. A must for anyone traveling to Iceland.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

We went on this trip in March. It was quite windy so definitely take some layers, but the scenery and being on the glacier made you forget about that.
Our guides were Snorri and Thor who clearly loved their job. Their enthusiasm was contagious and it was a brilliant day that will be remembered for many years.
Bring a packed lunch or at least a snack for the journey home but I highly recommend this trip. Best thing we did in Iceland.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

This was an all day adventure, the guides were knowledgeable and laid back. The scenery was breathtaking, the hiking easy, the ice wall climbing more difficult but so fun. Take your own lunch.

Jenna D
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

This was the highlight of our holiday. It was absolutely incredible and the views were amazing. Although it was overcast and we had a little rain, it didn't ruin the experience. This is a MUST DO when you're in Iceland - worth every cent! Sara and Kiddi, our guides were fantastic and made the tour even more enjoyable!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

It was amazing best tour ever

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

This was a great tour, probably favorite event on our trip to Iceland!! Ivers and Polli ( guides - please correct spelling) were excellent and knowledgeable. We learned so much about the volcanoes and glaciers. Being on the glacier and ice clbimg was awesome.
Thank you!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Fantastic experience would highly recommend this!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2015

Fabulous day trip that I would thoroughly recommend. We were really lucky with the weather on a Saturday in mid January - clear blue skies, although very cold. The scenery was stunning. As others have said, do make sure you have layers of warm clothes and good boots. The walk on the glacier exceeded all my expectations and the 2 guides were very supportive of my attempts at the ice wall climb. I only managed to get up a little way but still enjoyed the experience! There were about 15 of us in the group from many different countries and ranging in age from early 20s to late 50s. Very good value for money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2015

Take this tour!! Guide Freyr was a very knowledgeable guide. We walked out 7k (over 4 miles) and had a chance to ice climb on a ice wall. All equipment needed was provided. be sure to wear good hiking boots and waterproof clothing and a hat. Layers would be best because you will warm up while walking. We stopped at the Gullfoss waterfall on the way back. Take this tour!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Loved this tour. Staff were knowledgable, had safety in mind the whole way across the glacier. Enjoyed the trek up to the glacier almost as much as the glacier experience. Beautiful scenery and lucky enough to have a day with a shining sun. A rainbow popped up as we got onto the glacier. Perfect

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Well worth a visit - seeing the amazing landscape and blue ice on the glacier is not to be missed. You can choose to do the ice climbing of not so don't need a high level of fitness. I'd recommend the climb but my tip is to wear the boots they offer rather than shoes as mine were falling off.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Incredible! The sights, the scenery, the tour and facts about the Glacier were both interesting and great to know. The guys were chilled, helped everyone out and looked like they truly love their job. Jealous of their lifestyle!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Great tour -- our guides were very helpful and knowledgeable. Views were amazing and the hike was easy.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This was a wonderful tour with very organized, knowledgeable and friendly guides. We hiked through a beautiful valley to get to the glacier and then spent about a couple of hours walking on the glacier and learning about all of its features. That day there was some difficulty in finding an appropriate ice climb but eventually one was found and it was a very exciting experience. I would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Definitely a must do tour! You get to see the glaciers from an entirely different perspective. The guides were great and took their time with you to make sure you were safe, but also got the most out of this adventure. Make sure you pack warm clothes to wear and sturdy shoes.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Excellent tour. Jakob and Fjalla were great guides, a lot of fun, very informative, and obviously enjoying the expedition as much as we were. The ice climbing makes you feel like a total badass even if you spend a lot of time flailing like I did. (Wear very stiff boots or rent them; my hiking boots did not work at all).

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

This tour was incredible. The tour guides were fun and knowledgeable. You do not need to be experienced to do this tour. My mother (age 58) was able to hike with no problem and she is as beginner as they come! You do not have to participate in ice climbing, but I highly recommend that you try!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

Valdi and Steve gave us a great tour. There were only 11 of us on this small tour which was a perfect size. We were picked up at our rental apartment just as the others were on this tour. Also dropped off several hours later at our apartment.

We did a few tours and this was the best of the bunch, not only were our guides very nice but also very knowledgable of the area and loved to get questions from us. Valdi is also a big fan of bad jokes so make sure you have a couple of bad jokes ready to share.

We spent a couple of hours on the glacier which took about 2 hours to get there but well worth the drive. The ice wall climb was only about 30 feet but a very cool experience and a must do. This was my first ice wall climb.

If you don't have sturdy hiking boots you can rent them there, all other gear is supplied free of charge.

I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

Awesome! So much fun. Guides were fantastic. Although young, both guides took their jobs and our safety quite seriously. Glacier was really cool and the ice climbing was super fun. The waterfall on the way home was an added bonus. This was definitely a huge highlight of our trip and an experience that I will never forget!

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