Sólheimajökulll embodies the frozen beauty of Iceland with its vivid blue tones and mountainous backdrop. Volcanic rock covers the vast icy terrain that is scattered with peculiar ice and rock formations, ridges, and crevasses. You can attempt walking on the glacier, but a visit with a guide would be recommended as crevasses could be dangerous for inexperienced hikers. Expect strong winds and an uneven rocky trek that may not be suitable for children or the elderly. Using our world travel planner, Vik attractions like Sólheimajökulll can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours To Sólheimajökulll
Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing Small-Group Adventure from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $209
Duration: 10 hours
Small Group Glacier Experience from Solheimajokull Glacier BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $73
Duration: 3 hours
4-hour Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $118
Duration: 3 hours
A lot of fun. Very easy hike on the side of a volcano against a beautiful icy glacier landscape. Very safe, maybe too safe :p. Wanted more. May have to come back... more »
We saw time lapse of this glacier receding in the 'Chasing Ice' documentary but nothing prepared us for the vast space which the glacier had dominated until recently. The glacier itself was amazing... more »
Awesome sights and you get to touch it
Amazing and unique.
Plan your trip to Vik
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Side trips from Vik
Hidden gems in Vik
Nearby attractions in Vik
Shopping in Vik
Nature in Vik
Duration:1 h 30 min
Plans to Sólheimajökulll by other users
8 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM POLAND April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium