On this glacier walk and south coast sightseeing tour you will go on a safe and easy walk on crampons up onto the ice field of Solheimajokull glacier. The drive from Reykjavik takes about two hours and takes you past Eyjafjallajokull volcano who famously erupted in 2010 disrupting air traffic all over Europe.
The glacier walk will take place on Solheimajokull which is an outlet glacier from Myrdalsjokull glacier. You will be given cramptons on your shoes upon arrival which makes the glacier walk easy and safe. Experienced guides will will go over the safety procedures with you and teach you how to use the equipment used in the tour. On the way back to Reykjavik stops will be made at two of the most scenic waterfalls in Iceland. the powering Skogarfoss waterfall and the picturesque Seljalandfoss where you can walk behind it.
Pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts at 8:30am and can take up to 30 minutes.
Bring warm clothing, rain gear, hiking boots and lunch. Boots and rain gear can be rented at the site for a small fee.
The walk on the ice takes about 2 hours.