Guiding services, glacier gear, and safety equipment
Warm clothing, rain gear, hiking boots, and lunch.
Note: Boots and rain gear can be rented
3-3½ hours in total, 1½-2 hours on the glacier
Easy but includes about 2-3 km hiking, big part of it on crampons on the glacier.
All year round
Multiple departures available most days of the year
Icelandic Mountain Guides Sales Lodge in Skaftafell (next to the National Park Visitor Center) 15 min. prior to departure
Book your Ice Walking Tour here:
The meeting place is located over 4 hour drive away east of Reykjavík in clear road conditions and the duration of the drive often takes much longer time in icy and wintery conditions. We recommend people to stay close to us the night before the tour.
Duration 2 1/2 hours
Age limit 8 years
Blue Ice Experience
with Icelandic Mountain GUIDEs
Classic Glacier Hiking Tour
Walk on Glacier Tongue in Vatnajökull National Park, an easy 2 hour walk on crampons.
We walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering through ice ridges and the deep crevasses of the glacier. At the outset of our tour, an experienced guide teaches you how to use basic glacier equipment like crampons and ice axes, the required equipment for this tour.
ÖRÆFAFERÐIR - FromCoastToMountains - info@FromCoastToMountains.is - GSM +354 8940894
Kt. (ID) 521203-3310 - VSK nr. (VAT no.) 81705 - Postal Address: Oraefaferdir - Fagurholsmyri - 785 Oraefi - Iceland