Glacier Hiking Adventure on Vatnajokull

Explore Vatnajökull Glacier with a Certified Glacier Guide

Take a walk through the world of ice and snow!

Explore Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier on an exciting half-day (5.5 hour) glacier hike from Skaftafell. Join us as we walk through the glacier wonderland of ice and snow, on Falljokull outlet glacier, with an experienced guide.

  • Availabillity
  • All year
  • Duration
  • 5.5 hours
  • Level
  • Moderate
  • Min. Age
  • 14 years
  • Price
  • 15 690

Highlights

  • Glacier Hike
  • Falljökull e. Falljokull Glacier Outlet
  • Vatnajökull e. Vatnajokull Glacier
  • Skaftafell Nature Reserve
  • Explore the Fascinating World of Glaciers

What Is Included?

  • Small Group Experience
  • Guided Glacier Hike
  • Certified Glacier Guide
  • Specialized Glacier Gear

Tour Description

This glacier hiking adventure gives you an extraordinary chance to look at an icefall cascading down from a 2000 m high caldera up close. The only way to fully appreciate the force and size of it is to be right beneath it.

Departing from Skaftafell we drive our bus to the front of Falljokull glacier (Falling Glacier) where we start our adventure with a walk along a winding path through the ever-changing landscape carved out by the glacier. Arriving at the glacier tongue we will gear up with crampons and after a quick safety briefing and a little practice, we head up towards the icefall.

With your guide leading the way you will soon be exploring a dramatic terrain, walking through a wonderland of ice formations and brilliant blue colors. You will have plenty of time to take in the vast panoramic views of the surrounding mountains as we make our way to the rugged and icefall.

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