Our goal is to offer safe and active experiences that creates memories for a life time.
Birnir V. Ásbjörnsson is the founder and owner of Ice and mountain trips. He is also the company´s local guide and runs the company with his wife Silja Gylfadóttir.
Birnir (or Binni as we call him) was born and raised in Höfn and knows the gems of South-east nature very well. He endeavors to make your visit to Iceland unforgetable.
The tour takes 4-6 hours depending on weather. Our local guide will take you there in a super jeep, there is approximately 30 min drive and then a one hour walk to the ice caves.
GPS: Latitude: 64.048399
When you book a tour online, you will see a Booking confirmation page with Confirmation code, stating tour departure time and date as well as your name and number of participants. You can write down the Confirmation code, and that is all you need to show at check in. But the Booking confirmation page is also sent to you by email so you can print it out if you like.
VALIDITY OF PRICES AND DEPARTURES
Prices are in Icelandic Krona (ISK) as shown on our web site. Prices and departures are guaranteed after full payment has been made.
CHANGES All our trips and outdoor activities are weather and condition depended. Ice and mountain trips reserves the right to change your itinerary or cancel your trip with your safety in mind. If we are forced to cancel your trip due to factors outside of our control before it starts you will receive at least 80% refund of fully prepaid trip. If we are forced to change your itinerary at some point during your trip you may or may not be partly refunded for your tour, this depends on what trip you are on and at what stages that trip is. This refund is never more than 50% since in most cases the majority of our operating costs have already been realized after your trip starts.
All cancellations of tours must go through our office by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, We reserves the right to always keep 20% confirmation fee to cover costs. If clients cancel their tour more than 48 hours prior to departure, 80% refund will be given. If clients cancel their tour within 48 hours of departure no refund will be given. Note. We repay bigger part of the fee if the weather conditions are not allowing us to do our tour, but we don’t repay the fee if the client is late, or doesn’t show up even if the weather is very bad, in case that we are able to do our trip. So we recommend to stay in a hotel or guesthouse east of Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park, and close to or in Höfn.
We advise all our clients to have insurance.
EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING
All clients must be wearing good shoes for walking in rough nature. Waterproof clothing on a rainy day and otherwise dress according to weather conditions. NOTE that in Iceland you can assume any kind of weather at any time. We take no responsibility on damaged clothing.
No responsibility is accepted for losses, expenses due to delays, changes of flights, closed roads or other services or because of strikes, accidents, sickness, damage, negligence, weather, war, changes in bus schedules, or other similar causes. We do not assume responsibility for accidents or death that can be traced to the participant´s negligence, acts of third parties or exterior circumstances such as weather, natural occurrences, war or other similar causes.
LEVELS OF DIFFICULTY
Every trip is labeled in terms of difficulty, easy, medium, medium/hard or hard.
EASY: Non or a light walk for a few hundred metres.
MEDIUM: Ligh walk for up to five kilometres on uneven grounds.
MEDIUM/HARD: Walk up to ten kilometres on rough and sloping landscape.
HARD: Walk and/or climing in steep mountain and clacier areas up to few ours on foot.
Read and acknowledge the diffculty label on the tour that you book.
PASSENGERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
If you have any special needs or requests you should notify us as soon as possible. We always try to fulfill our customers wishes at all times.
Ice and mountain trips is an outdoor activity company that emphasis on our clients safety.
Our guide has a sertified First Aid licence as well as experience and knowlegde of the tours we offer. Our guide has the authority to cancel tours in case of weather changes or natural situations such as unstable ice in the ice caves or avalanche.
In case of cancellation due to weather conditions the rules from Ice and Mountain trips Terms and conditions apply to refund.
Governing law / Jurisdiction clause
These Terms and Conditions are in accordance with Icelandic law.
All personal information will be strictly confidential and will not be given or sold to a third party.