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Glacier Encounter provided by Local Guide of Vatnajokull

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You'll start at
Freysnes
Iceland
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    Falljökull
    Stop: 60 minutes -
    Your guide will meet you at our meeting van at Freysnes, before transferring by SuperJeep to Falljökull glacier before heading up on the ice.
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You'll end at
Freysnes
Iceland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Freysnes, Iceland
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local and Professional Glacier Guide
  • 4x4 Super-Jeep Transport
  • Crampons & Ice Axe
  • Supporting a Small Local Company
  • Carbon Neutralised Tour
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Giga D wrote a review Oct. 2019
5 contributions
We had amazing time with Lisa exploring the glacier. Lisa was fantastic, looking after us, full of humour and sharing her knowledge of glaciers and Iceland. Despite horrible weather it was an experience I would never trade for anything else. Thank you.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Local Guide o, Owner at Glacier Encounter
Responded Oct. 17, 2019
Thank you for this lovely review of the time you spent with Lisa. Sorry that the Icelandic weather was not on your side..but it sounds like it added to the experience!
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RubenMiami wrote a review Sep. 2019
Coral Gables, Florida16 contributions5 helpful votes
Great experience doing the short glacier hike. Steph our guide was awesome. Will recommend both tour and guide!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Local Guide o, Owner at Glacier Encounter
Responded Sep. 30, 2019
Thank you for your feedback for Steph. We will be sure to pass on the feedback.
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elgina wrote a review Aug. 2019
london44 contributions55 helpful votes
We joined a group trip with 12 and 10 year old kids. The walk was pretty challenging for the (small) 10 year old but she coped and loved it anyway. Tinna was an AMAZING guide and went way above and beyond what was billed as the trip, and was a font of knowledge about glaciers,
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Local Guide o, Owner at Glacier Encounter
Responded Aug. 21, 2019
Thank you so much for this glowing review of both Tinna and the tour you took with us. We are so pleased to hear you had a great time. Thank you for complimenting our safety standards, we strive to have the very best standards possible and aim to offer the very best we can to our clients.
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dmtennis2018 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Winter Park, Florida26 contributions4 helpful votes
Our trip was top notch, and made much more interesting and special because our great guide, and the huge 4x4 trucks this company utilizes. The hike was a good length, plenty of time to feel like you got a complete experience. We even got to go into a summer "baby" ice cave, it
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Local Guide o, Owner at Glacier Encounter
Responded Aug. 21, 2019
Thank you so much for this review. I am so glad to hear you had a good time and even got a peek of a baby ice cave too!
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Guy W wrote a review Aug. 2019
11 contributions5 helpful votes
We visited with 3kids (7,12,14) We had the private tour so we can adjust the pace with the little one We had the most amazing guide - very professional and patient the tour was awesome from start to end! Unforgettable experience for all of us
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Response from Local Guide o, Owner at Glacier Encounter
Responded Aug. 21, 2019
Thank you for this review. We are proud to have such dedicated guides who are able to give not just group clients but also private tours for families with young children too. I am so glad you all had a great time and hope you have some excellent memories.
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About the operator
By: Local Guide of Vatnajokull
MBWanderski
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
100
Absolutely stunning blues!
This was one of the best tours we did, just as good as the northern lights tour, our guide was friendly,
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Jessica H
London, United Kingdom
4523
Such a beautiful place
Our tour guide was wonderful--chatty but not too much. Knowledgeable but allows you just to appreciate the views
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Heike
10
Unbelievable Incredible
I went on my second ice cave tour with Local Guide of Vatnajökull and it was incredible. I was impressed by the
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Mecki
10
Amazing first ice cave tour
I had only seen photos of ice caves before and the blue diamond ice cave tour with local guide was so much more
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Katharina
20
The Blue Diamond Ice Cave Tour
Wow! We went on the blue diamond ice cave tour and I was blown away by the cave! The cave doesn´t have a typical
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Piet Vandenabeele
Roeselare, Belgium
40
Great tour, perfect guide!
After some research online I decided to book a tour with local guides. Very Glad I did!! We had Steph as our guide
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Amy C
40
Outstanding ice cave tour
We used this tour company as partners of Hidden Iceland, through whom we had booked a two-day tour. The ice caving
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brookemaxwell
Siem Reap, Cambodia
30
Incredible experience
We recently did the Glacier tour with Local Guide and it was one of, if not, the highlight of our entire trip.
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Gudrun T
Reykjavik, Iceland
121
Glacier world full of wonders
We went hiking on a glacier outlet of the great Vatnajökull with the very best guides ever, Óli and Áslaug. This
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SHI CHEN
Lima, Peru
10
Ice Cave Tour
I never visited any ice cave before, so this might be really subjective. Nevertheless, me and my group (in total 4
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