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The Vatnajökull glacier ranks among Iceland’s top natural attractions, but exploring the icy terrain without a guide is dangerous. On this half-day tour, delve into the Skaftafell National Park with a certified guide and discover a world of ice formations and deep crevasses. With all the necessary safety equipment included, enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
Many glacier tours in Vatnajökull National Park require travelers to walk from the parking lot to the glacier terminus, eating into their time on the ice. On this tour, maximize your time on Falljökull glacier by traveling as near as possible in a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Explore moulins, crevasses, and other formations in the company of an Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides-certified guide.
Please note that is is a challenging tour with 5 hours of hike. Getting to the Ice Cave is challenging, but the reward is equally great! On this tour, you will go further than other glacier hiking tours go. You will traverse the Falljökull outlet glacier and visit a unique and natural ice cave, only accessible to those in the company of an experienced glacier guide. With a maximum group size of 8 participants, we can guarantee an amazing and personal experience on the glacier. The tour begins at Skaftafell Base Camp where you will board the Glacier Bus, taking you to the glacier terminal face. You will be fitted with all necessary glacier gear, free of charge. After a short hike to the edge of the glacier, you start your way traversing the magnificent glacier tongue, full of deep crevasses, amazing ice formations and deep water cauldrons. When you reach the cave, you will have enough time to get all the photos you want, before you head back over the glacier to the bus.
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