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Ice Tour

Glacier Experience and Ice Climbing Tour

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  • Experienced mountain guide with AIMG Hard Ice 3 Guide qualification

  • Private tour is also possible
    for 1-6 clients

  • Glacier safety gear, first aid kit GPS, emergency beacon carried by your guide

Duration:

4-5 hours

 

Difficulty:

Medium

 

Distance: 

Usual hiking distance 4-5 km but can be tailor made on private tour

Gear provided:

Crampons and ice axe, helmet and harness

Season:

October - March

 

Departure times:

10:30

 

Group size:

max 6 clients per tour

Meeting place:

Cafe Vatnajökull in southeast Iceland

 Price 35.000 ISK

minimum age 13 year old in an open departure

Price list for private tour (book by email)


1 persons - 100.000 ISK
2 persons - 130.000 in total
3 persons - 150.000 in total

4 persons - 160.000 in total
5 persons - 180.000 in total
6 persons - 200.000 in total
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Ice Tour

Our lead guide Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson has been offering glacier hiking trips in southeast Iceland since spring 1994 so in 2024 will be 30 year anniversary of his Ice Tour. He will be you guide on this tour.


The tour is offered in winter months only. We will be driving and then hiking through area that was until recently covered by glaciers and once on the glacier we will be exploring glacier forms and enjoy hiking through landscape that is best described being something between land and sea.

On the glacier hike we will find a steep ice wall where we practice ice climbing in top rope security. The ice climbing is optional for each participant, you can simply see about if you want to give it a try when the time comes. We always choose the ice climbing location with the fitness of all the participants in mind.

The minimum age is 13 year old in an open departure, but if the trip is private we can be flexible so send email if you have kids that are a little bit younger.

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Booking the Ice Tour

For an open departure tour for 2-6 clients simply use the booking calendar here below. 

If you prefer a private tour send us an email to info@fromcoasttomountains.is and let us know the day you want to do the tour and how many you are. There is space for 1-6 passengers in our Land Rover Defender, the 4wd we use to go to the glacier.

For a private tour we will confirm availability via email.

Cancellation policy

We will keep 100% of the pre paid fee if trip is cancelled 1 day or less before the event

We will keep 50% of the pre paid fee if trip is cancelled 3 days or less before the event

We will keep 10% of the pre paid fee if trip is cancelled 14 days or less before the event

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