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Glacier Panorama Trail

Duration

6 hours

Availability

Jun – Sep

Difficulty

Moderate

Pickup

Meet on Location

Min. age

12 years

Region

South

Enjoy a hike with some of the best panoramic views of the south coast. The contrast of sparkling glaciers, black sand beaches, and the Atlantic Ocean are a sight to behold. Iceland’s geological wonders have been sculpted over thousands of years. You will witness some of the awe-inspiring landscapes that have formed during this tour.

Why you’ll love this tour

  • You will enjoy the view of glaciers, black beaches and a stunning south shore by the Atlantic ocean.
  • This hiking adventure gives you a glance into the world of geological wonders of Iceland and how glaciers have shaped the land for thousands of years.
  • This tour doesn’t cost you too much energy and time, yet offers the best view and informative guiding through stunning landscapes.

What’s included?

Included

  • Guided hiking experience with stunning views
  • English speaking certified guides
  • Group safety equipment carried by the guide

Not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Rain gear
  • Good shoes
  • Warm clothing

Highlights

  • Panoramic views
  • Sólheimajökull glacier
  • Glacier truck experience
  • Eyjafjallajökull volcano
  • Rarely visited hiking route
  • South coast

Tour itinerary

Your adventure starts with meeting your expert guide at the Sólheimajökull parking lot. After a transfer to our base below Mýrdsljökull, you will board our glacier truck, which will transport you to approximately 750 m high on the trail to Mýrdalsjökull glacier. If the day is clear, you can see Katla volcano and the infamous Eyjafjallajökull glacier in the distance. On your descent to Sólheimajökull, you will take in the spectacular sights that this area has to offer. In order to preserve the fragile nature in the area, please stay on the path and take caution where the trail is narrow.

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 FAQ & Important notes

The following is important information applicable to this tour. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone, we are here to make your tour exceptional!

Difficulty:
Only for people in good physical shape. This tour is not recommended for people with back, knee or other health issues.

Operation:
This tour is operated by our trusted partner.

Meeting point:
Sólheimajökull parking lot

Booking:
Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all the available seats are booked out. Please book your tour early to avoid disappointment. You can book this tour online using the booking form or just call our office. We typically respond to phone calls from 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM GMT – if you do not reach us, please send an email and we will reply your message as soon as possible.

Prices:
All prices are per vehicle. We accept payment by major credit and debit cards with no additional fees. Gratuities are not included.

Tour itinerary changes:
At all times your safety is our first priority. You can expect any kind of weather in Iceland. For this reason, the tour itinerary may be subject to change the sights without notice or the tour might be canceled due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. If the timing changes, we will need your valid mobile phone number to contact you and inform you of the time change. Please don’t forget to fill out your phone number on the booking form. If the tour is canceled, you can choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your tour for another day. We make every effort to avoid any such changes wherever possible.

What to bring:
Since the weather is unpredictable, always bring comfortable outdoor clothes, warm layers, with waterproof and windproof outer-layers. Jeans are not suitable clothing; a waterproof jacket and shoes and a warm sweater are highly recommended. It’s best to wear waterproof boots. Bring some snack or packed lunch. Bring your personal daily medications if required.

Medical conditions:
Please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.

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17,900 ISK

All prices are per person.

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