Discover what's inside the ice and behind the waterfall
This will be the day when you go hiking on a glacier and visit the beautiful waterfall of Skógar and Seljalandsfoss on the South Coast of Iceland. Combine your must-do visit to the South Coast with an amazing glacier adventure.
Your ride for the day will be a brand new bus equipped with computer tablets in each seat. Installed on the tablet is a GPS Sensitive In Bus Audio Guide, available in 10 languages. You'll be able to learn as much as you wish about Iceland and the places you will visit during the tour in a language of your preference. Should you have any questions during the tour or about our small country, you can ask the host who will happily assist you.
During summer season we will start with heading straight to the Sólheimajökull glacier for a hike. The stop is approximately 2,5 hours leaving us about 1,5 hours on the glacier itself after having received the necessary equipment to safely enter the glacier along with a 20 minutes hike from the parking lot. Rest assured that you'll receive a unique perspective of this magnificent phenomenon. The glacier changes constantly as weather, wind and movement forms glacier cones, crevasses, tunnels and ice caves. Our expert glacier guides will lead you safely around the wonderland, sharing their glacier knowledge with you.
The next destination is the stunning Skógarfoss waterfall. Up close, you will be able to feel the water-spray on your face and you can also climb up the hill (all 527 steps) to see the majestic 60 meter high waterfall from above and witness the water plummet down on it’s way to the Atlantic Ocean.
Last but not least, we will visit Seljalandsfoss waterfall that is one of Iceland’s most famous attractions, to get a different perspective you can take a walk from behind and look through the wall of water.
In order to reach all of our incredible destination we will make our way through fertile farming lands and pass by small villages. The area is known for its Viking history and heritage guarded by the infamous Eyjafjallajökull & Hekla Volcano dwell with their all-powerful presence. On clear days you will also have a great view of the Westman Islands where the renowned volcanoes lie, that caused the islander’s great troubles in the 1970’s.
Bring with you: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always smart to dress in warm and waterproof clothes, weather changes are swift so prepare expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended.*
In-Bus-Audio-Guide: We recommend that you bring your own headphones, simply because they will fit you best. It is also great for the environment. If you don’t have your headphones, with you or forgot to bring them, no worries we sell earphones on board.
- In bus audio guide with 10 languages
- Professional driver & guide
- Experienced glacier guide
- Local knowledge
- Visit to all the top sites on the South Coast (Seljalandsfoss, Sólheimajökull & Skógarfoss)
Duration: Approx. 11 hours
Limitations: For using crampons a minimum shoe size is 35 (European sizes)