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Reykjavik Excursions - Take a Walk on the Ice Side

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Address: BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Phone Number: 354-580-5400
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Description: Less than two hours drive from Reykjavík is Eyjafjallajökull glacier, and...
Less than two hours drive from Reykjavík is Eyjafjallajökull glacier, and just a little further the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends down from Mýrdalsjökull. We take an easy walk on crampons up on to the ice field where a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses awaits discovery.
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Amazing experience

Kamil, a Polish native fron New Jersey, was our guide. He was amazing. I was apprehensive about walking on ice, but it turned out to be a highligt of our trip to Iceland.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Olney, Maryland

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Kamil, a Polish native fron New Jersey, was our guide. He was amazing. I was apprehensive about walking on ice, but it turned out to be a highligt of our trip to Iceland.

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a great day out walking on the glacier with our guide August (sp?). He was very knowledgeable, confident, and pleasant. We were fascinated by all the things we learnt about glaciers in general and this one in particular. Everything went smoothly on our trip - a smaller shuttle bus picked us up from our accommodation (it was earlier... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

100% worth the day. The glacier hike was absolutely breathtaking; also superbly organized and well-facilitated by Jono, who knew his stuff and threw in just the right amount of breaks to get a breather and learn a little about the physics, history, and future of the glacier. The stops at both waterfalls were quick but exciting. You can walk right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After reading good reviews booked this trip through mountain guides. Due to bad weather out tour was cancelled - we had a weekend with bad storms. But would recommend based on communication and ease of refunding cost of cancelled trip. With the weather in Iceland being as unpredictable as it is it is good to know that the company make... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This was by far and away the highlight of our holiday. The bus journey to get there was fairly long but the tour guide on the bus was very informative and made the trip much better by giving interesting facts along the way. The walk on the glacier was incredible, the views were amazing and the tour guide was very... More 

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Tickhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

A great day. Guided well- answering questions, right amount of geography and fun! Taken a different route to other groups. Stopped for photos occasionally- not too often but just enough! I think each trip would be a unique experience!

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northampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This was a great trip. We did it 4 years ago when our kids were too young to do it with us so we wanted to do it again with them. I couldn't believe how it had changed. So apparent are the effects of global warming: it had shrunk significantly! The guide was very informative and we had plenty of... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I was feeling apprehensive about glacier walking,however, my doubts were unfounded. the guides were very patient explaining how to fit crampons and harnesses. The glacier was stunning and the guide stopped at regular intervals for photo opportunities and to view ice sculptures etc Thanks for a memorable day!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was a day to remember. A fantastic excursion with great, informative guides (Anna is brilliant!). The views are breathtaking and no photos will do them justice! I would happily do this excursions again. RE are great with the pick ups and drop offs, which make life so much easier. I would bring food and warm clothes and ski gloves... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is an all day experience so make sure you pack some food and wear proper gear (Ski gear recommended and a good set of boots) We booked all of our activities through American Express Travel Concierge and this specific tour was done by Icelandic Mountain Guides; the tour guides were excellent!!! They set up pick up time at 8:00... More 

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Address: Address: BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Phone Number: 354-580-5400
Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Háaleiti

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