Sensational Iceland - Minibus tour

You will smell the sulfur, walk on a glacier, get wet at the waterfalls, hear the roaring ocean, and much more!

18990 ISK
Difficulty:
easy
Duration:
11 hours
Price From:
€154
Start Location:
Seljalandsfoss
Attractions:

Tour Highlights

South coast of Iceland
Solheimajökull
Black sand beaches
Reynisdrangar cliffs

Solheimajokull glacier is a spectacular tongue of ice that flows down from Myrdalsjokull, the fourth largest glacier in Iceland. Travel through the south Iceland farming lands to the black sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, powerful volcanoes and majestic glaciers on Iceland´s south coast.The first stop is at Seljalandsfoss waterfall where we can walk behind this magnificent wall of water.

Glacier Hike on Solheimajokull

After the excitement of Seljalandsfoss and getting a little bit wet, you should be ready for the glacier hike.We gear you up with crampons and go over safety features before we set foot on the glacier. Sólheimajökull glacier is a part of Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland‘s fourth largest glacier that covers the infamous volcano Katla.We spend one hour hiking on the glacier. This is easy and should be suitable for all over the age of ten that are comfortable walking on uneven surfaces.

The black-sand beach and Skogafoss

Then onwards for a leisurely stroll along the black sand beach of Reynisfjara. This beach features stacks of basalt columns that wall off surrounding cliffs scattered with caves.Offshore you will see Reynisdrangar pillars, basalt rock stacks that rise from the sea. Icelandic legend says they were trolls turned into rock by the rising sun when they came home late after a fishing trip. We round off this great sightseeing tour with a stop at the Skógafoss waterfall.On a clear day you may have a good view of famousvolcanoes, Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull. When we drive under the foothills of Eyjafjallajökull you can get a glimpse of the Westman Islands, rising steeply from the ocean just a few kilometres off the coast.This tour is great value and easy with an adventurous twist. Sights are breathtaking and where else in the world can you stand on the ice of a  glacier, walk behind a waterfall and stroll along a volcanic black sand beach on the same day?


Supplied By: Extreme Iceland

What's included?

  • guided glacier hike for 1 hour
  • Glacier gear such as crampons
  • Ice axes and hard hats

What's Required?

  • Really important to bring suitable hiking footwear for glacier walk (available to rent from us), beanie and gloves.

How do we get there?

Pick ups are available from Hotels in Reykjavík.


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Please be sure to bring clothing suitable for all conditions, as the weather in Iceland can be unpredictable.
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