Glacier Hiking in Iceland
Get up close to the striking frozen formations of Iceland's glaciers on an ice hiking adventure. Experience and expertise make this collection of glacier hiking tours in Iceland irresistible. In the company of guides that have trekked, climbed and hiked countless glaciers across the island, you can be sure of the ultimate glacier encounter.
GLACIER HIKING DAY TRIPS
Glacier hiking day trips operate from both Reykjavik
in the south east.
the most popular day trip takes you out exploring Sólheimajökull
, one of the most impressive glaciers in Iceland and great as an introduction to glacier hiking. The Blue Ice Glacier Hiking tour
is available every day, all year round.
Also departing from Reykjavik, but heading a little further afield is the Snaefellsjokull Glacier Hike
. This is a day trip aimed at those with more hiking experience and is essentially a mountain climbing trip, to the summit of one of Iceland’s most iconic volcanic mountains, Snaellsjokull.
See more of Iceland’s natural wonders and combine a glacier hike with sightseeing by Superjeep
, either driver guided on the South Shore Safari
, or driving your own Superjeep, U-Drive South Shore
Tours from Skaftafell
provide the opportunity to explore Vatnajökull
, Europe’s largest glacier offering some truly incredible glacier hiking and ice climbing day trips. Glacier Grand Slam
combines this thrilling activity with an enjoyable boat trip on Jokulsarlon
, the glacial lagoon.