Glacier Techniques

A full day glacier adventure for the adventurous

What you get

  • We will choose the most interesting and technical glacier
  • Private tour
  • Local and fully trained adventure glacier guide
  • 4×4 transfer from our base
  • Small group size (max 5 persons per guide)
  • Full day experience ice hiking and ice climbing on the glacier

Departure time: 9:00

Duration: 7 hours

Meeting place: Freysnes petrol station parking lot

Difficulty Level: Moderate to hard

Season: May – October

What to bring: Outdoor clothing as according to weather, hat, gloves, sunglasses if sunny and a small backpack with a packed lunch, drinks and snacks for the day.

What we bring: Any needed glacier safety equipment

* As this is a private tour we are flexible about the duration and departure time

Glacier Techniques is our most adventurous private glacier tour for those looking for both a challenge and a unique experience in Iceland.

As this tour is for the more adventurous, we make sure to scout out some of the best routes to ensure a day of fun (and a little hard work) up on the ice. As this is a private tour both the guide and how we spend the time on the glacier are entirely at your disposal, we tailor the tour completely to you! We can incorporate hiking, ice climbing and even rope work and safety techniques for glacier travel.

By the end of the trip you should have a better understanding of glaciers in Iceland, some of the geological and historical features, ice climbing techniques and rope safety, and perhaps a spot of fatigue.

This small group tour is perfect for people that are looking for a great day out on the glacier leaving no ice unturned. This is an intimate and informative way to discover the secrets of Iceland’s incredible glaciers.

What to bring:

Outdoor clothes as according to weather, hat, gloves, sunglasses if sunny and a small backpack with a packed lunch and some drinks and snacks for the day.

Our meeting point for your Vatnajökull Glacier tour:

Freysnes petrol station
785 Öræfi
Iceland

Only a 5 minute drive east of Skaftafell nature reserve!

You will see our base at the main parking lot at the Freysnes Orkan/Shell gas station.
Hotel Skaftafell is just across the street.

It is also worth to note that we are located 320km, or a 4 hours drive, east of Reykjavík.

31.900 isk per person for a minimum of 3 people

Summer Season 2018:

Only available as a private departure!

Private Departure Price List:

1 Person 95,700 ISK
2 Persons 47,850 ISK per person
3-5 Persons 31,900 ISK per person

Booking inquiry – send us an email: info@localguide.is

Private Adventure Tour

Price: 31.900 ISK
per person
(for minimum 3 pax)

Around 7 hours*

Age limit:
18+ years old

Minimum 1 person

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