Glacier guiding Nigardsbreen: Special Blue Ice Hike

If you would like to experience a more challenging glacier tour on the NIGARDSBREEN, you can join a longer glacier hike incl. ice climbing in the blue ice on Nigardsbreen Glacier in the Jostedalen valley.

In small groups of max. 6 people, you can enjoy a more demanding blue ice trek and you will also try out some exciting ice climbing on a steep ice wall with a pair of climbing axes and completely safe because of the top rope.

The exhibition at Breheimsenteret is included. (Does not apply to groups).

Information about equipment


Date and time:

10.07 - 25.08. Monday - Saturday 

Meeting time 10:15 at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilet at the Nigardsbreen car park.
Departure 10:30


On the ice about 4 hrs. A total of approx. 6 hrs.

The total time is calculated as follow:
Boat transport: 15 min. X 2 plus a little waiting.
Walking to and from the Glacier 30-45 min. X 2
Equip / roping up and instruction approx. 30 min


Min. 12 years.


Warm, wind- and waterproof clothing, sunglasses, lunch and hiking boots. The clothing must cover the whole body (no shorts or skirts without leggings).


Min. of 2 pers. and max. of 6 pers. per guide.


NOK 980,- incl. complete glacier equipmentand and entrance to the exhibition at Breheimsenteret.


Purchase online or if places left at the Glacier Visitor Centre latest 1 hour before start or directly of your glacier guide. Payment to the guide cash only in NOK.

As a private hike:

Age limit:

Min. 10 years


1-3 Pers. NOK 3900.- in total.
4-6 Pers. NOK 1055.- per pers.

 Start time:

Upon request. With a start time between 09:30-11:30 the transportation with the  glacier boat is included in the price (15.06-30.09). Otherwise you have to walk by foot to/from the glacier. Duration about 1 hour each way.


All private hikes must be booked and paid in advance.
Requests to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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