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1-day Skaftafell Glacier trek & ice climb, Vatnajökull National Park

1-day Skaftafell Glacier trek & ice climb, Vatnajökull National Park | undefined

Let one of our certified and expert guides take you in this fantastic trekking and ice climbing adventure in the Vatnajökull National Park. Explore the Skaftafell Glacier amongst other marvellous places.

1 Day

Jan - May, Sep - Dec




* Join one of our private or group trips on this adventure in Iceland

* Combine two amazing sports, ice climbing and trekking

* Discover mesmerizing winter sceneries


Experience the adrenaline of walking on a glacier and ice climbing in one of the most mesmerizing parts of Iceland, the Skaftafell Glacier, in the Vatnajökull National Park.

Vatnajökull National Park is a wild, yet protected area in southern Iceland. This magnificent park offers some of the most hypnotizing sceneries in the country. Brimming with impressive glaciers, snow capped mountains and ice caves, it is truly a winter paradise worth exploring. Moreover it has many amazing paths with geothermal waters, rivers, glacial lagoons and even majestic waterfalls.

During the summer, the place is covered with a dazzling shade of green and a fresh scent. But, it is during winter, that this place turns into an Eden for those who love the snow. Hence, it is absolutely the perfect place for our trip.

On the glacier trek we’ll take, we will visit the outlet glacier located in the Vatnajökull National Park. So, we will get the chance to explore the water cauldrons, ridges and deep crevasses. In order to do that, we’ll gear up with an ice axe, helmet, crampons and harness, with a safety briefing before heading into the ice.

Then, we will step into an incomparable ice world. Here, we’ll find dazzling wild ice formations that nature has sculpted. Thus, it is the absolutely best scenario for an ice climbing adventure. So, we’ll let our imagination run wild as we introduce ourselves into the magical world of glacier trekking and ice climbing.

Don’t miss out this opportunity and join one of our guides on this journey. It will be an unforgettable trip.

Are you looking for a longer adventure? Check this 15-day North Pole Group Cross Country Ski Tour.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

On top of the guide fee, the price includes the glacier and safety gear. The price does not include other equipment or any meals.

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