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Guided tours in the Skaftafell National Park: walk on Iceland's most famous glacier

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Skaftafell National Park is one of the most important National Parks in Iceland. There isn’t a better way to discover the incredible glaciers in the area. If you are looking for an adventurous and immersive experience, get ready to dive in the glaciers with Howlanders. 

Skaftafell National Park is part of the huge Vatnajökull National Park, which is the largest national park in Europe. 

At Howlanders we are experts in unique and amazing adventures, we assure you that this experience will exceed all your expectations. Discovering the glaciers from the inside will not leave you indifferent.

Skaftafell Glaciers

If you have a truly adventurous spirit, you have to get into the heart of a glacier. An ideal option to do it is with the Skaftafell hike tour, 5 hours of the route to visit the corners of the Skaftafell National Park.

Iceland is the perfect destination to discover the glaciers at their best, the excellent conservation of the glaciers and the incredible ice formations look all fascinating to us. 😱

This activity is perfect for adventurous travelers. You will have first-hand equipment to make your excursion safe and professional. 

In addition, you will be able to explore these huge natural structures with a certified glacier guide, who will explain to you all the stories hidden under the ice.

How to combat the cold in Skaftafell 

🥾 Footwear: Wear hiking boots. Make sure these are resistant and comfortable, in case you don't have them you will also have the possibility to rent them. In any of our tours, we will give you crampons so you can walk on the ice perfectly.

🧥 Layers: Always wear two layers. A first warm layer and a second waterproof layer, to face the ice. It is important that you feel comfortable in your clothes to be able to explore without any problems.

🧤 Accessories: Gloves and a hat. These elements are very important to keep your body warm. Preferably use gloves with a good grip and also waterproof for greater protection.