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Reykjavik Excursions - Take a Walk on the Ice Side

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“glacier hike”(11 reviews)
“the bus”(22 reviews)
Less than two hours drive from Reykjavík is Eyjafjallajökull glacier, and just a little further the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends down from Mýrdalsjökull. We take an easy walk on crampons up on to the ice field where a wonderland of ice...more
BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 580 5400
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience this walk was. If you get a chance to do this trip do it! On collection from the hotel we went to the bus station where we met our guide for the day Rob. A minibus ride and a few hours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ted1701
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This was the last trip on our holiday and what a way to end it! The walk was interesting and fairly easy, our guide Max set a pace that everyone could keep up with. He was very knowledgeable about the glacier, and how to stay...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Steph B
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The tour was booked direct with Icelandic mountain guides and is operated via Reykjavik excursions with hotel pick up from 08:30 am The buses take you to the terminal where you exchange online print out vouchers to actual tickets then go find your tour bus...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank DebraZebra_9
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We went on the Hop On Hop Off Bus to see some of the attractions - we got off at the Old Harbour then went to get back on the bus - after waiting half hour the driver then drove straight passed up as he...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Hilary2412
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went on a viator tour off Iceland golden circle in reykjavik . I would recommend this tour to anyone..excellent day..we had a fantastic driver called AIR he was brilliant. You will really enjoy your day with him..Well worth it. VIATOR.. Thank you xxx.ARI thank you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Balheary1
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Our guide, Andrea, was excellent. She made sure we safely navigated the hike up and over the glacier and let us peer down into a giant moulin for a fun and informative excursion. On the way back to Reykjavik, we stopped off for quick visits...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This was a great and well organised day trip. The coach trip was comfortable and our guide was a great character and very knowledgeable. When my shoes were not deemed good enough for hiking I was given a pair to borrow. We spent a very...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank FVR111
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Pasquale was our guide. Fabulous trip on the glacier. Highly recommend. Great fun. Journey is long and we had no narrative from the driver the whole way there or back and the mini bus very cramped. I gave this 5 stars on tbe basis of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank devils2
Reviewed 20 February 2017

An excellent full day out. Our mountain guide was very informative and extremely patient with the slower members of the group and one lady in particular who chose to continually take photos, instead of waiting for our group to stop as he had requested. The...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We booked this via Reykjavik Excursions and really enjoyed this- it's a long day starting at around 9am and returning to central Reykjavik around 7pm but worth it as you get to see a great deal of Southern Iceland. The trek on the glacier was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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