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Sólheimajökulll, Vik

4.8
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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.
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  • We did a glacier walk/climb with a guide. It was an incredible experience. My 13 and 14 year old sons really enjoyed themselves too. It was not physically challenging but we're a reasonably fit family...  more »
  • We would not even go near any of the glaciers without a tour guide. We went with Icelandic mountain guides and did not regret it one bit. Its a lot nearer to Reykyavik than the large one further south...  more »
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  • Summer 2018. Drove to this glacier site on our own. Stood on a glacier! Amazing! Would take a tour though to hike on the glacier. We just wanted to see it up close and personal.
  • On one hand it is an amazing and unique place to visit. On the other hand it is very expensive to have a tour to see the glaciers.
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