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Glacier Trips is a local guiding conpany in Vatnajokull region. All the trips are in the national park around the glacier Vatnajokull, where the beautiful nature meets the stunning glacier. Glacier Trips offer Ice cave tours in the winter and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Hafnarbraut 1, Hofn 780, Iceland
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+354 779 2919
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Iceland several times. It is getting hard to get away from the crowds. But rest assured you will be alone on a glacier if you take this trip! The group was six, plus the guide. We were the only tour all...More

1  Thank Brett L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did the 4-5 hour glacier walk with 4 other guys and 1 guide, and it was sensational. Our guide Steppi (no doubt I’ve spelt that completely wrong!) was really knowledgeable and informative, but also left us in silence sometimes. I really appreciated those silences...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It was a blast going out on the glacier. We were a little slow going up, but our guide was very accommodating and helpful for those who needed it and still kept the trip fun for the more fit members. We got unlucky with a...More

Thank Vacation802170
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Steinar really made the trip great. We went on the glacier walk on the Fláajökull glacier outlet. He made sure everyone had a fantastic experience and he was really informative. You could tell he loves to share his knowledge about the glacier and the whole...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a tour of the "blue" looking glaciers half way between Reykjavik and Hofn. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned a lot about the climate of Iceland because of this guided tour. We also got to wear...More

2  Thank Y1656JWandrewm
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We were taken by Steinar and his colleague to walk on the glacier. The equipment was all of good quality and we were clearly instructed on how to use it. There was a Land Rover trip then a boat trip to reach the glacier. There...More

Thank Boredinbucks
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My tour was with Raggy and he was an excellent tour guide. There were eight in the group and we rode in a super Jeep to near the mouth of the glacier. We hiked for about 15 minutes on rocks in nasty weather and then...More

1  Thank m0909
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It my first experience to hike , first time wearing crampons ... glacier hiking was tiring and rewarding. We walked about 2 hours to the entrance of the ice cave and climbing down the Iceland was a great experience. It was my most memorable tour...More

Thank yummywaffle
Reviewed 8 April 2018

My tour guide was Sindri. He was very particular of our safety and shared the inherent dangers of the glacier. Which made me feel reassured that we booked the right guide. The weather wasn't too kind to us when we were making our way to...More

Thank _nzry
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The hiking boots I rent were not comfortable. But once you get used to it, you can enjoy the beautiful nature and glacier and eventually ice cave. The ice cave was naturally made. It's water channel during summer time and winter time you can visit...More

Thank elizabeth c
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jeanjogger
3 October 2017|
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Response from themelter | Reviewed this property |
It is not about age and only partially about fitness. It's about comfort level walking on very rocky surfaces. I could handle the duration, 6 hours, and the intensity. I had a hard time with the hike to the glacier. The... More
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jeanjogger
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we talk about too young whats too old
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Michele W
17 August 2017|
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Response from GlacierTrips | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for contacting Glacier Trips. It is not possible to do that in our tours, they are a bit challenging and we have the age limit of 13 years old Kind regards Sindri
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