Vatnajökull Jeeps, snowmobiles and glacier hiking tours


Explore Europe's largest glacier in Iceland!

Starting point for this tour is in South East Iceland. Transfer from Reykjavík is not included.

 

Adventure tours with specially equipped 4WD jeeps, skidoos and glacier hiking tours on Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier. Our 4WD´s can take on all conditions with advanced navigating and communication equipment for snow, glacier and other difficult driving. Besides having great experience in wilderness trips, our drivers respect nature, they know how to judge its conditios and design the trip to fit.

There are three tours to choose from.

 

Snowmobile adventure: Snowmobile tour on Vatnajökull with Super Jeep transfer from the junction of road F985. Duration of this tour is 3 hours included 1 hour on the Skidoo snowmobile.

Minimum: 2 people

Price: 24.000 ISK per person - two people on one skidoo. 

Extra fee for single Skidoo snowmobile is 9.000 ISK

 

Super jeep adventure: Super jeep tour on Vatnajökull glacier from the junction of road F985. Duration of this tour is 3 hours including 1 hour with the jeep on the glacier.

Minimum: 2 people

Price: 24.000 ISK per person.

 

Glacier walk adventure: Come and join us for a one hour glacier hike on Vatnajökull glacier. Available from July - October. The tour will start with a super jeep tour from road F985 to the glacier, and from there you will go on a one hour hike on the great glacier.  Duration of the tour is 3 hours including one hour walk on the glacier.

Minimum: 2 people

Price: 24.000 ISK per person

Safety helmets, crampons and safety belt on the glacier is included in the price. We recommend hiking shoes for this tour.


In the winter the start times of our tours vary and we originate from our base in Vagnsstaðir Hostel about 6km from the crossroad.


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Quick Facts

Departure:
Daily from May 1st to September 10th at 09:30 and 14:00 from Vagnsstaðir Hostel or from the crossroads to Jöklasel (F 985)

Glacier walk advenutre is available from July to October

Super jeep adventure and Snowmobile adventure is available until October 15th 2016

Price 2016:
24.000 ISK per person on skidoo snowmobile. Two persons on each skidoo. Extra fee for single Skidoo snowmobile is 9.000 ISK

24.000 ISK per person for glacier hiking tour


Duration:
3 hours, one hour on a skidoo snowmobile.

 

Includes:

For skidoo tour safety helmets, overall and shoes included in the price. For Glacier Hiking safety helmets, climbing iron, ice axe on the glacier, included in the price.

 

 

How to book

This tour can be booked upon arrival in our Reykjavík hostels or by sending an e-mail to tours@hostel.is

 

Kindly let us know if you are planning to go on both tours or just the other one.

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