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Small-Group Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Sólheimajokull Glacier provided by Arctic Adventures

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Small-Group Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Sólheimajokull Glacier

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Sólheimajökulll, Iceland
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Small group guarantee
  • Guided glacier hike on Solheimajokull glacier
  • Certified glacier guide
  • All necessary glacier gear
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Hiking shoes (can be rented for a small fee)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is a small group adventure, limited to 8 participants per guide, ensuring a more personalized experience.
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • The tour is about 4 hours with approx. 3 hours on ice.
  • Remember to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, head-wear, gloves and good hiking shoes.
  • Sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket and pants can be rented from the local operator for a small fee, please contact the local operator prior to traveling if you wish to rent some gear.
  • This tour is available all year round
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jessie wrote a review Feb 2020
Reykjavik, Iceland10 contributions
Myself and my friend Emma ( both experienced mountaineers and climbers from the UK ) wanted to have the opportunity to go ice climbing in Iceland - and were recommended to look at the Blue Ice experience with the glacier guides at Arctic adventures. The overall experience
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Kathleen010780 wrote a review Jan 2020
Erps-Kwerps, Belgium10 contributions4 helpful votes
This was a good trip. We did some Iceclimbing and learned a lot about the Gelacier. Best is to rent there shoes. I had a good guide, it was a lot of fun.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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amina_raa wrote a review Nov 2019
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I can recommend this tour to everybody. Our tour guide Vjeran was so friendly and funny and could explain everything. He was patient with us and adapted the tour on our fitness level. The glacier is so beautiful and I will always remember this experience and would definitely do
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Lena wrote a review Nov 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked a group glacier hiking tour on solheimajokull glacier. Our guide Vjeran has welcome us very friendly at the meeting point (which is very easy to find - big yellow school bus). We were really lucky because nobody else booked that tour for this time slot - so we got a
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Nancy H wrote a review Nov 2019
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We booked the glacier hiking and ice climbing through Arctic Adventure. Our guide, Eric, was very knowledgeable about the glacier and climb. He was able to troubleshoot and anticipate any difficulties along the way. We walked along the lagoon and our guide taught us how to put
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Date of experience: November 2019
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About the operator

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By: Arctic Adventures
stella8462
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we lost our money
we had booked one day tour which had been canceled last moment. we ask for refund but they offer a voucher for nex
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Venkatsrinivasan51
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No refund by the company for the cancelled tour
My wife and myself had booked for the 8 day tour of Iceland, supposed to be from 8th August 2020. We had paid £ 272
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ljiljanapav
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very bad
We made a reservation to watch the whales from Dalvik. Their rules said that it could be canceled 24 hours in advan
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ThreeDugongs
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AVOID AT ALL COSTS
I booked a holiday to Iceland and Norway which had to be cancelled due to COVID issues. Despite giving over 60 days
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Daydream706182
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They don't live up to their cancellation policy - bad communication - hoped for a solution
Due to COVID-19 my flight got cancelled and I had to reschedule the whole trip to August. I also had to shorten my
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D9088LKwilliamh
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Dishonest handling of a refund claim
My experience with this company was worse than terrible. I booked a tour for July 2020 and paid in full (about US$
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746nigelm
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LAUGAVEGUR TREKKING & FIMMVORDUHALS – 6 DAY HIKE (HUTS)
Went of the 6 day Laugavegur& Fimmvorduhals hike (huts) - was an absolutely fantastic experience seeing all terrain
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christophecE9781DT
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Great first time on a glacier
It was a really nice experience we were lucky to have a small group and the guide was perfect. She gave enough info
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LouisTanja
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Great views and unique experience with great guide (Olli)
The hike was great. Our tour guide, Olli, was very experienced and took care of us. We always felt very safe. Olli
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Siu C
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WAITING FOR 5 MONTHS and STILL NO REFUND
I cancelled my trip on 2 April with Artic Adventures and STILL NO REFUND. All other companies I booked through for
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Frank M
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Laugavegur Trek 5 stars; organization rather less
The Laugavegur Trek is highly recommended. Fascinating landscapes and fantastic outdoor experiences. We did the 4 d
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358lorenzom
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KATLA ICE CAVE - stunning, a must ser
We did the katla ice cave tour from Vik. It probably was the most wonderful experience we have ever had. A 40 minut
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samguerrero11
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No refund for covid -19 6 months later..
I bought about 600$ worth of tours with this company. It's been since March since I had to cancel my trip due to co
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Nasia C
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Rent a car better!
I wasn't sure whether to put 2 stars or 3,but due to the current situation which I understand I gave 3.I will start
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dallyally
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What an experience!
We had an amazing experience. We are a family with 4 kids (10-15) and we all loved it. Oli was a great guide, very
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