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Walk on a Glacier

Something that not many people say they have done, you can walk on a Glacier in some of the most spectacular places in the world.

Photo by Davide Cantelli

Walking on glaciers is cool, in more ways than one.


The adventure of walking on ice is quite incredible.

Glaciers are formed when snowfalls in mountainous or polar regions turn into ice. Throughout summer it doesn't completely melt, and so they add more ice each year on top of old ice. They are so powerful they can change the shape of valleys.

They can often be surrounded by incredible landscapes, and look beautiful themselves too. Taking a walk over glaciers is one of the coolest adventures on the list.

Where To Hike On A Glacier

Glacier Grey - Chile
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Vatnajokull Ice Cave Excursion

Between November and March each year, you're able to do something that most people will never get the beauty of. This tour not only enables you to hike on Europes largest glacier, but you will also be able to take a look INSIDE the Vatnajokull glacier and view its mesmerising beauty.

The trip lasts 6 hours, so a basic level of fitness is required. As long as you pass that though be ready to be hypnotised from exploring the ice cave, and see incredible views from on the glacier.

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