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Solheimajokull Glacier

Vik, Iceland
+354 587 9999
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vik, Iceland
+354 587 9999
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not far from Reykjavik, fits perfectly into a road trip on your way to Black Beach. We just walked up to the glacier, it was a pleasant and leisurely walk, easy for all ages. You can hike the glacier itself with a group...More

1  Thank AdventurousRetirees
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk to glacier is quite far and strong winds even in June. However, the visitors will be rewarded with gorgeous view of glacier. There are so many glacier in Iceland and Solheimajokul is one of the glaciers you can walk on and there are...More

Thank ucartech
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hike on Solheimajokull thanks to our wonderful guide Ginny. She was enthusiastic and considerate, hiking at a comfortable pace and giving us the confidence to undertake and enjoy the tour. Thanks so much Ginny.

1  Thank Ballygallyholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you did not book a tour and don't have glacier walking gear, or if you simply don't want to walk on the glacier, you can still park your car and walk 10 minutes or so until you reach a great spot to see the...More

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by to see this glacier that is a quick drive right off off the ring road. We did not take one of the guided walking tours of the glacier but we did walk the path to get as close to the glacier as...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing hike on Solheimajokull! Our party of 7 purchased the glacier hike and ice climb with Mountain Guides. After a 2 1/2 hour drive from our rental home, we arrived at the parking lot around 11:30. The directions are easy from Reykjavik - drive the...More

Thank Archited2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access, beautiful. It is a highlight to be seen in Iceland. The hiking over the glacier is a unique experience, kinda tiring for those not too fit, but still ok. A must to do. Wear comfortable gear. I preferred to go guided and it...More

Thank Bruna D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can book a glacier tour to come here, or you can also come here on your own. We came here on our own, as we were exploring areas along the south coast and this was only one of our stops. Because we did not...More

Thank Agnes Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't like to hike, or don't want to explore, then a tour maybe ok. Doing a tour of this place would be great, and only of this place. If you like to take pictures, hike, explore, or really take in a place, then...More

Thank mspreh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well organized and safe hikes with explanation of the science and history and other stories around this. Very important to experience this NOW (and sad :( ) that this Glacier is shrinking rapidly --- approx 5 feet a month. One can appreciate the Ash from...More

Thank Murali K
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Prisna P
4 September 2017|
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Response from LBH991 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain but as my daughter was in Iceland in winter I would imagine yes.
2 July 2017|
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Response from Monique G | Reviewed this property |
The Solheimajokull Glacier is an outlet from the larger Myrdalsjokull Glacier. At the end of Route 221 is a parking lot with cafe. From there it's an easy 5-10min walk to see the Solheimajokull Glacier. We saw a lot of... More
Eric P
8 June 2017|
Response from Aidan R | Reviewed this property |
On the way to the glacier there is a Road and you can take your car some of the roads are small and covered in volcanic dust it is a long way from main capital from Iceland best way is to book a guided tour with a group on a... More