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Sólheimajökull, glacier exploration

  • 5 hours
  • 34,500 Icelandic krónur
  • Sólheimajökull glacier parking

Service Description

Get ready for a great adventure on one of Iceland’s most special glaciers! Sólheimajökull is a glacier tongue that stands by a glacier lake, below its bigger sister, Mýrdalsjökull. Explore a Glacier with a Sustainable Company! Join us for an unforgettable exploration of a magnificent Icelandic glacier with a company committed to social and environmental responsibility. This tour caters to all experience levels, offering a chance to: Explore the Glacier’s Wonders: Learn about glacier formation, movement, and the impact of climate change from our knowledgeable guides. Choose Your Exploration Level: Embark on a hike on the glacier’s surface and choose the level at which you want to explore it. Explore Safely: Our skilled guides will provide all necessary equipment and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Unleash Your Inner Mountaineer (Optional): Want to push your boundaries and delve deeper? Upgrade your tour to include: Descend into the Glacier: Descend supported by expert guidance into crevasses and explore hidden glacial wonders. Explore Ice Climbing: Learn basic ice climbing techniques and conquer sections of the glacier with the support of our guides. Meeting point: Sólheimajökull parking. Meeting time: 12:00 h. Client guide ratio: 1:6 (1 guide per 6 people). Distance 2,37 km Elevation gain 167 m Elevation loss 14 m Technical difficulty: easy Max elevation 178 m Min elevation 90 m Moving time 2 hours Time 4-5 hours What we provide: Glacier Gear Rope Harness Crampons Helmet Ice axes What you bring: Hiking shoes, the more waterproof and stiff, the better Waterproof jacket and pants Warm clothes Hat and gloves Comfortable day backpack Sunglasses This tour is perfect for everyone. Whether you’re a curious beginner or a seasoned explorer, we offer an unforgettable adventure tailored to your comfort level. Weather in Iceland is not always reliable, so to ensure a fun and safe experience, we may have to reschedule the tour. If it’s not possible to reschedule it the next day, we will give you a full refund. By choosing us for your trip you are choosing a socially committed and environmentally friendly company and our partner: Explorers edge.

Cancellation Policy

Good outdoor clothing and hiking boots are required. A reasonable level of fitness is required for all our tours. It is the customer’s responsibility to inform our guides if they have any kind of health issue. There is a 48 hours’ cancellation policy; customers will receive a 90% refund if they cancel the tour at least 48 hours before departure. No refund is provided if the notice is less than 48 hours. If the tour is canceled by Glacier Journey for some reason, i.e. due to weather, customers will receive a full refund. Glacier Journey does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Glacier Journey cannot make sure that no other person or other unrelated groups are in the area at the same time as our tours. Required participants per tour are at least two people.

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