Glacier trips near Skaftafell

Availability - Departures upon request

All departures are from the Skaftafell surrounding area

*Meet on location at Pict expeditions - feimna rjúpan öræfi. Svínafell
(+354) 784 9355 or

No experience is required for a trip with us on the glacier. All you need to enjoy yourself on the glacier is warm clothing, sun protection, some snacks , and a sense for adventure! We will provide you with crampons, and technical equipment. Our highly experienced guides will show you many impressive features and safely lead you around the glacier. We pride ourselves in having an excellent product and never take large groups which will inevitably reduce quality and enjoyment. We have an 8 client maximum on our hikes.

Unique glacier hike - 3-4 hours - 90,000isk private group

Join us on a fantastic, family friendly tour of a beautiful glacier in Vatnajökull National park. Enjoy incredible views and experience the glacier close up and personal, Listen to the ice, feel it under your feet and even have a taste if you dare. Your guide will explain your surroundings and help you create a better understanding for this mighty force of nature.

Remote glacier hike with the possibility of an Ice cave - 4-5 hours - 18,000isk ppn. 4 people minimum

For those of you who enjoy more of a challenge then here is a great trip for you. We will take you beyond where most other groups ever go, into a wild and remote valley filled with Ice and surrounded by high cliffs and large ice falls. We will see many crevasses and other beautiful features on our way. If conditions are good we may even be able to explore a large Ice cave. Make sure to bring some lunch for this trip.

Ice climbing - 4-5 hours - 90,000isk private group

Want something even more adventurous? Ice climbing might just be for you. As with our other trips you don't need any prior experience to enjoy this, just a sense for adventure. We will find some good walls to climb and build you up to being a good climber in no time.

Ice cave tour. 3 - 4 hours 4 person maximum 90,000isk private group

Come and explore the famous Ice caves of Iceland. See sapphire blue crystal clear Ice in a mind blowing exhibition that nature has prepared for us.

What to bring

It is always good to be prepared especially in Iceland. We rarely cancel tours because of the rain so we recommend bringing the following...

Warm jacket or fleece
Waterproof jacket and pants
Soft-shell or outdoors pants
Good walking boots

However if it's a sunny day we can leave a few things behind.

Please call (+354) 784 9355 to book or email us at for more information

Glacier trips near Skaftafell