Jokulsarlon boat trip & glacier hiking

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Jokulsarlon boat trip & glacier hiking

An adventurous day tour from Skaftafell

This Iceland holidays Jokulsarlon boat trip and glacier hiking day tour is one of the most popular glacier trips in Iceland. We will visit the most breathtaking and inspring nature that Vatnajokull National Park has to offer.

This tour starts at Skaftafell, where we will pick you up and take a short drie through the wide open landscapes to the morraines created by the retreat of the glacier. After a short walk we will arrie at the front of the glacier tonge where we will gear up on crampons. Soon you, with your glacier guide, will be walking on ice and learning about the many interestig features of the glacier. Here you will witness up close how the ancient ice stoically crushes hundreds of meters off the mountainstop as it crawl in slow motion towards the ocean. We will spend about 4 hours on the glacier.

After an adenturous glacier walk, we will drive to Jokulsarlon lagoon where we will take a 30-40 minute boat ride among the enormous and beautiful icebergs. We will use the strange looking “amphibios” wheeled boats and glide among numerous large icebergs and your guide will explain the history and formation of the lagoon. We will spend about an hour at Jokulsarlon lagoon. This is one of the most adventurous Iceland holidays tours you can book.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Jokulsarlon lagoon boat trip
• Glacier hiking
• Amazing landscape
• Vatnajokull National Park

JOKULSARLON

Jökulsárlón (Glacier Lagoon) is a large glacial lake, on the borders of Vatnajökull National Park and is considered to be one of Iceland´s natural wonders. It involved into a lagoon after the glacier Breiðarmerkurjökull started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Since then the lake has grown because of the melting of the Icelandic glaciers. Icebergs of all shapes and sizes float around the lagoon. The lagoon is filled with fishes that drift in from the sea along with the tides. Seals gather in large numbers at the mouth of the lagoon to catcfh fish during winter. The picturesque scene of lagoon and the Breiðarmerkurjökull glacier have been a part of several well-known Hollywood films, such as James bond and Lara Croft´s Tomb Raider. This Iceland holidays Jokulsarlon boat trip and glacier hiking tour is filled with exploration, adventure and unforgettable views.

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