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Glacier Encounter in Iceland

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Iceland’s mighty glaciers boast some of the country’s most impressive scenery, but their isolated locations and icy terrain make exploring a challenge. On this beginner-level morning or afternoon hike, explore glacial landscapes around Falljökull with your guide. With safety equipment included, admire unrivaled views over the frozen wilderness.
  • Explore the glacial landscapes of Falljökull
  • Sweeping views over the icy landscapes
  • All safety equipment is include on your beginner-level tour
  • Choice of morning or afternoon hike
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Departure Point

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Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Local Guide of Vatnajokull
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Glacier Encounter in Iceland?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Glacier Encounter in Iceland.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Glacier Encounter in Iceland?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Glacier Encounter in Iceland.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Glacier Encounter in Iceland?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Glacier Encounter in Iceland.

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Great experience, not sure I'd call it easy
Heidi_K
, Jul 2018
Great hike, the guide was really knowledgeable and we got to experience the different terrains. It was a highlight of our trip for sure. Two issues though, with Viator, not the local tour company: first, not sure this should be rated as easy, as it can be quite challenging at times; second, the time was wrong, this started at 1030, not 930.
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