Easy Glacier Hiking Tour on Falljökull glacier in Vatnajokull National Park

Discover the beauty of glacial landscapes on this fun 3 hour adventure from Skaftafell

Embark on an exciting journey with us across Iceland’s icy expanse with us, on our popular glacier hike in the mesmerizing icy terrains of Vatnajökull, Europe’s grandest glacier. Specifically we will be exploring Falljökull, an outlet glacier tongue of the larger Vatnajökull.

Our expert glacier guides will introduce you to some of the most breathtaking in the region. We will equip you with crampons, helmet and your trusty ice axe. Grab the opportunity during your visit to our shores to conquer an alluring yet perhaps intimidating glacial landscape. We´ll take you safely by glacier features such as crevasses and moulins. This 3 hour tour is perfect for both beginners and more experienced hikers .

Iceland´s largest mountain, Hvannadalshnúkur looms in the distance.

Like other glaciers in Iceland and around the world, Vatnajökull is receding at pace. It is estimated that if will have halved in size by the end of the 21st century.

The tour is operated by Tröll Expeditions
Starting point
3 hours
Not included
Live tour guide
Group size
Minimum age
8 years
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventures!
We take immense pride in our exceptional team of local guides who are professionals, experts, and friendly. Their goal is to make your tour unforgettable.
16900 kr.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Certified glacier guides
  • Safety gear including helmet, crampons, harness and ice axe
  • Food or drink
What do I need to bring
  • Dress in layers with waterproof outer layer. Rainproff jacket and pants can be rented for a fee. Jeans are not recommended
  • Hiking boots with good ankle support. These can be rented for a fee
  • Wear gloves, hat and sunglasses
  • Bring water and snack
  • The is a Meet on location tour. Meeting point is at Hof, about 330km east of Reykjavík
Important information
  • Cancellation policy: Cancellation fee of 100% is cahrged if cancelled with less than 24 hours notice
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