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1-day Glacier Hiking and Northern Lights viewing, Iceland

Join AIMG certified mountain guides Asgard Beyond to witness the unique Northern Lights whilst also exploring the stunning Sólheimajökull glacier!

Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate


  • Watch the magical Northern Lights from one of the best spots in Iceland

  • Enjoy privately guided hiking on Sólheimajökull outlet glacier

  • Indulge with a special 2-course dinner at the base of Skógafoss waterfall

  • Discover the spectacular landscapes of Iceland's South coast by private minivan


This amazing trip combines two of Iceland’s premier trips in one private outing! During the day you will explore the breathtaking Sólheimajökull Outlet Glacier and then during the night time you’ll witness the truly miraculous Northern Lights in all their glory.

Sólheimajökull is located about 140km from the capital Reykjavik and so is a very accessible trip. You’ll have several hours to navigate the crevices and unique glacial geology of Sólheimajökull before we start our search for the most magical dance of light available in the sky, the northern lights.

What’s more, we’ll stop at the majestic Skógar waterfall in between these two activities to enjoy a traditional Icelandic two-course dinner at the local restaurant.

This is your private trip so let us know your preferences and we will do everything possible to cater the trip to your needs and wishes.

If exploring an Icelandic glacier and admiring the radiance of the northern lights gets you excited then sign up now because we can’t wait to share this unforgettable experience with you!

If you can’t stay into the evening then consider joining us on this 1-day exploration of Sólheimajökull Glacier that will have you home before late. Alternatively if your a ski touring enthusiast then join us on a phenomanol 1-day touring and the skiing down the slopes of either Eyjafjallajökull or Snæfellsjökull.




Day 1: Reykjavik - Sólheimajökull - Skógafoss Waterfall - Northern Lights - Reykjavik

  • Hotel pick up at 08:00.
  • 2-hour journey to Sólheimajökull sees us pass ash mountains, waterfalls and volcanoes.
  • We spend the day on the glacier, exploring crevasses and swell holes.
  • Next is Skógafoss waterfall for a traditional two course meal with a magnificent view of the waterfall.
  • The rest of the evening we’ll hunt down the spectacular northern lights. Returning to hotels no later than midnight.

About the guide

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We are an Icelandic Mountain Guiding Agency, based in Reykjavik. We strive to provide our guests with memorable experiences in a professional and safe environment. During day trips from Reykjavik or multi-day trips around the incredible landscapes of Iceland, we work to help our clients develop their skills and establish a profound connection with nature.

Asgard-Beyond was created by a group of old friends who had worked together in the tourism industry for many years. All 5 of us (Ragnar, Robert, Jon, Gardar and Asdis) are fully certified AIMG guides, while 2 are certified rock climbing guides by ACMG and take care of rock climbing programmes. Even if we all have different background and ambitions, we share the same vision when it comes to providing our clients with a safe and memorable experience.

Contact us for rock climbing, ice climbing, ski touring, hiking and heliski tours in Iceland.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1663 each

Group of 2

USD 833 each

Group of 3

USD 555 each

Group of 4

USD 416 each

Group of 5

USD 333 each

Group of 6

USD 278 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

• Luggage transfer during the trip

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• The price of the tour includes waterproof mountaineering boots, technical glacier equipment, extra rain gear, personal certified guide, private transfer in Mercedes minivan

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