Go with us and explore the beautiful glacier.

If you are looking for a nice day of hiking on the glacier you don’t have to look further.

Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier on the south coast of Iceland.  This is a easy hike so this is suitable for you. Our local expert take you on the glacier and show you the area and tell you some stories. Crevasse, moulan’s and ash layers make this glacier different from most other glacier in the world.

This tour takes a bout 3,5 hours from the parking lot and back. So you have 1,2 -2 hours on the glacier.

This is perfect as a day tour from Reykjavík.


Duration / Hike: 3 -4hour

Level of difficulty: 1/5

Age Min: 8 years

Pax: min 2pax – max 7pax

Time of year: all year round

Pick up: Reykjavík, 8:00

Meet on location: Sólheimajökull parking lot, more details here below.

Meeting time: 10:00 or 15:00


We provide:

  • Glacier gear
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Ropes
  • Carabiners
  • Harness
  • Local Glacier guide

You bring:

  • Warm cloths:
    • Rain gear pants and jacket
    • Down or primaloft jacket (can be nice on lunch brake)
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Hat and gloves
  • 20-30L  backpack
  • Food and water for the day
  • Sunglasses

You can rent some of this gear from us if you don‘t have it.

About the weather in Iceland

Weather in Iceland can change fast so if the weather is not good for this hike day we may have to cancel this trip or we can move the hike to the next day if that is better.