• Location: Skaftafell, Iceland
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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Trek deep into the Skaftafell National Park and marvel at Iceland’s beauty on this adventurous 5-hour glacier hike. Travel by bus into the Skaftafell National Park as a guide sheds light on the region’s geology. Pull on your hiking gear and head along rugged trails to the tongue of the Virkisjökull Glacier — widely considered the park’s most impressive feature. Along the way, discover the crevasses, ice caves and waterfalls for which the region is famous and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.

Highlights

  • 5-hour Skaftafell National Park glacier hike
  • Take the bus into the Skaftafell National Park with a guide
  • Gain insight into Iceland’s spectacular geology
  • Explore rugged hiking trails to the tongue of the Virkisjökull Glacier
  • Pass deep crevasses and cascading waterfalls
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures personal attention from your guide

What You Can Expect

Customer Reviews

Christine A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Highly highly recommended. It is/was everything and more I expected. Ask for Aaron from the UK to be your tour guide!!!

Winny W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Despite the unpredictable weather, our tour still went ahead and we had a fabulous time! Our guide Mark from UK was funny and knowledgeable, he was very attentive to everyone and made sure everyone stayed together since we had some mature people on our group. The glacier hike experience was one of the best ones we had and will happily recommend this company to other people.

Elise N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

We were a bit worried when the weather wasn't looking great cold and rainy, but it turns out it had been so warm that our trip was cancelled for safety reasons. They were great about the process, and it turns out they were able to reschedule us on a later tour! The guides were great - funny, knowledgeable, knew where to take us on the glacier for the cool photos! We aren't big hikers and were worried that the 5 hr hike would be too much, but I think it was fine for us. We stopped a decent amount and went pretty slow since almost everyone was new to using crampons on the ice. Such a cool experience and would definitely recommend the trip!

Aneta J

4 star rating: Recommended July 2016

everything was fine, cool tour guide, but I expected more climbing

Aneta J

4 star rating: Recommended July 2016

everything was fine, cool tour guide, but I expected more climbing

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