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Saga Travel

Headquarters in Akureyri, Iceland
OVERALL RATING
4.6/5 - Excellent
TOURS
25
AGE RANGE
2-80
RESPONSE RATE
100%
RESPONSE TIME
1d
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Highlights

  • Authentic Icelandic operator
  • Deep knowledge of the Icelandic territory
  • Sustainability and love for the local environment
  • Wide range of choices and programs

7 Saga Travel Reviews

Excellent
86%
Good
14%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
Accommodation
4.5 / 5
Transportation
4.5 / 5
Meals
4.5 / 5
Value for money
4.5 / 5
Guide
5 / 5
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  • MH
    7 Day Akureyri & Reykjavík Local Highlights
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on April 24, 2017
    Everyone was wonderful and so friendly! We had a great time! The only thing I would have wanted was to have transportation to and from the airport. Iceland w…
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    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Dear Melissa, thank you so much for your kind words, it is great to hear that you had such a wonderful experience. It was lovely to have you travelling with us and we hope that you have the chance to come back. Best regards Tinna
  • NP
    5 Day Reykjavík & Local Highlights
    4.0 - Good
    Written on April 23, 2017
    Iceland was fantastic....so much to see....be prepared for variety in the weather, have a positive attitude, and you will have an amazing time
    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Hello Nancy. We are happy to hear that you had a great time in Iceland and hope to see you back :-) Best regards Tinna
  • MJ
    5 Day Reykjavík Local Highlights & Northern Lights
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on February 23, 2017
    Our visit to Iceland was fantastic. Our day trip guides (Paul and Simon) were friendly knowledgeable and enthusiastic - particularly Simon, who guided us aroun…
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    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Hi Matthew, glad to hear you enjoyed Páll and Símon's company :) We hope to see you in Iceland in the future, we will gladly assist you! Best regards, Anna Margrét
  • MS
    5 Day Reykjavík Local Highlights & Northern Lights
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on February 18, 2017
    The trip was great. The landscape and experiences in the north were amasing and the guide was very informative and thorough. He had excellent local knowledge wh…
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    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Hi Margaret Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your adventure to North Iceland! Always welcome again. Warm regards, Tinna.
  • TI
    7 Day Akureyri Local Highlights & Northern Lights
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on January 24, 2017
    The guides I had were all very friendly and knowledgeable. When a winter storm was coming in which would close the ring road to traffic they revised than day's …
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    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Hi Tiffany and thank you so much. It was very nice to meet you and we´re glad you enjoyed your travels with us and the Christmas Eve dinner. We hope to see you again some day here in Iceland! Warm regards Tinna
  • BC
    5 day Akureyri Local Highlights & Northern Lights
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on January 2, 2017
    I was completely satisfied with my tour company, Saga Travel. They initiated changes to my itinerary in accordance with the c…
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    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Dear Beverley Thank you for your kind words! It was wonderful to have you here in Iceland travelling with us. I wish you a great 2017 and hopefully we will see you back in Iceland sometime :-) Warm regards Tinna
  •  reviewer 7
    5 day Akureyri Local Highlights & Northern Lights
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on December 27, 2016
    Did the 5-Day Akureyri tour with Saga Travel which saw us have several tours across Akureyri as well a Reykja…
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    Saga Travel commented on this review
    Hi Dev! Thank you for your kind words - it was a pleasure assisting you on your visit to Iceland and great to meet you guys :) Enjoy New Years Eve and all my best to the both of you. Anna Margrét

About Saga Travel

Saga Travel is a creative and dynamic tour operator with small group guarantee for all scheduled departures. We offer day tours from Akureyri, Lake Mývatn and Reykjavik and a range of escorted holidays, short breaks and self drive packages around Iceland. Saga Travel is built by people with passion for Iceland and travel. We believe that life should be an adventure, driven by the desire for knowledge and new experiences. All our tour guides are highly qualified and experienced local professionals, who know the land like the back of their hand and are storytellers at heart.

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions.

  • When is it daylight in Iceland?

    Summer visitors who arrive to a bright midnight sky and ask when it gets dark in Iceland are sometimes told “in the middle of August.” The sun barely sets in the summer and it´s light round-the-clock in the north at the peak of summer. In mid-winter, expect only about four to five hours of daylight a day.

  • What is the currency in Iceland?

    The Icelandic króna (ISK). All major currencies can be exchanged at the airport, banks and currency exchanges. Visa and MasterCard are accepted almost universally, and ATMs are generally not hard to find.

  • How many people will be in my group?

    This depends on the nature of the excursion and the season of travel, but our rule is.
    Super Jeep tours: Maximum 6 persons per jeep
    Minibus: Maximum 16 persons per minibus
    Bus tours: We do not travel this way in any of our tours. But…
    Exeption A) Big Private groups
    Exeption B) When we book for you with other tour operator then Saga Travel

  • What are Icelandic people like?

    Quite Nordic personality, exceptionally friendly, highly educated, sophisticated, attractive, honest and very modern. Their ancestors were predominantly Norwegian, although some came from the British Isles. There are no Inuits in Iceland.

  • What clothing should I bring?

    In the summer, light clothing is often all you need – but always be prepared for both cold and wet weather at all times of the year. The weather can be extremely changeable. Icelanders often say, “If you don´t like the weather, just wait 15 minutes.” And always bring a bathing suit, whatever time of the year you visit. A favourite pastime is year-round outdoor swimming in countless geothermally heated pools and lagoons, with a typical temperature of 25-28°C.

  • How cold does it get in Iceland?

    Thanks to the Gulf Stream, Iceland isn´t as cold as it sounds. Temperatures are moderate year-round. Average July temperatures are around 10°C and the north and east are often the warmest parts in the summer. Snow is not the orm and only settles intermittently in the south but tends to stay longer in the north. Fine winter skiing areas are found on higher ground outside many towns, however. Average January temperatures in Reykjavík, at around zero, are actually higher than those in New York.