6-Hour Svartisen Glacier Hike

By Arctic Wanderlust

  • Experience the stunning Svartisen glacier up-close
  • Test yourself by hiking the ice formations with ice axe
  • This is an unbelievable experience you won’t forget

Embark on an extraordinary hiking expedition to the second largest glacier in Norway - the Svartisen Glacier. Equipped with an ice axe, helmet, hardness, and the guidance of an experienced guide, you will get an adventure of a lifetime!

What to expect?

Even from a distance, the Svartisen Glacier is stunning that covers 370 km2. But when up-close, you will experience a fairytale environment of continually changing sculptures.

The changing light, infinite shades of blue, and the sounds of the ice make the glacier hike such a unique experience not to be missed!

Engabreen is the particular glacier arm of Svartisen, at you will be guided on the glacier hike. This magnificent glacier arm ends at only 200 meters above sea level, making it an ideal spot to experience the monstrous glacier up-close.

You are provided an ice axe, crampons, helmet, harness, and an experienced guide. This is the perfect adventure to test yourself as you hike and climb this mysterious ice formation.

Please note that it is recommended to have at least an average physical fitness for this activity as it can be quite physically demanding.

You are required to bring:
- Steady mountain/hiking shoes
- Outdoor clothing
- Warm mid-layers
- Gloves
- Sunglasses
- Backpack
- Sunscreen
- Food and snacks 
What's Included?
  • Guide
    Glacier equipment
  • Shuttle boat
    Bike rental
    Hiking shoes
    Outdoor clothing
    Warm mid-layers
    Food and beverages
Guided languages


Cancellation policy

Cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 2 days or less before event
Cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before event

Meeting point

Svartisen Glacier (further instructions will follow after booking)

From € 127
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  • Meals No
  • Suitable for kids? No
  • Level of difficulty High
  • Duration 6h