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Icelandic Mountain Guides

Laura“Our guide was excellent. We really enjoyed her company during the trek. Well organised and informative. What we liked best was the varied and interesting landscape, the Icelandic salmon and lamb dinners prepared by our guides and the comradery with the gui...“

Icelandic Mountain Guides

Icelandic Mountain Guides

4.6/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland
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TOURS
33
AGE RANGE
-99
RESPONSE RATE
100%
RESPONSE TIME
4h
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  • Hiking & trekking in Iceland & Greenland since 1994
  • Revolutionizing the outdoor adventure scene
  • Minimal environmental impact and 'leave no trace' philosophy
  • Multi-day tours for all activity levels

Icelandic Mountain Guides is a leading Iceland tour operator with over over twenty years of experience servicing clients from all over the world. Our tour company offers a great selection of guided adventure tours in Iceland and Greenland, including hiking, glacier ...

Icelandic Mountain Guides is a leading Iceland tour operator with over over twenty years of experience servicing clients from all over the world. Our tour company offers a great selection of guided adventure tours in Iceland and Greenland, including hiking, glacier tours, backpacking, trekking, mountain climbing, ice climbing, cross country skiing and more. We have a tour for people of all levels. Over the years, we have learned a thing or two about accommodating and adapting to different needs, preferences, cultures and languages. If you or your travel group is looking for a specialist in the wilderness of Iceland or Greenland, one that emphasizes cooperation, environmental sustainability and safety then, Icelandic Mountain Guides is the tour operator for your next Iceland vacation. IMG operates from their company headquarters in Reykjavik year-round, and from their base camp located in the beautiful Skaftafell National Park situated in the South-east part of the country at the foot of the Vatnajokull Glacier, from May – September.

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5 Icelandic Mountain Guides Reviews

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Accommodation
4.5 / 5
Transportation
4.5 / 5
Meals
4 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Guide
5 / 5
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  • SF
    The Ultimate Iceland - Greenland Trek
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on August 24, 2018
    What a great trip! The scenery was amazing, the guides were great and it was a lovely group of people to hike with. Would definitely recommend doing this trip.
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    Mountains and Fjords of the North
    4.0 - Good
    Written on May 6, 2018
    Fun trip, but I wish I would have known that the snowpack and conditions are highly variable. My trip in March was more like spring conditions in the Rocky Moun…
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    Icelandic Mountain Guides commented on this review
    Hello Laura and thank you for the feedback. It really means a lot to us to hear from our customers. It is true that the snow conditions in Iceland can be very unpredictable and inconsistent. Leifur and Roger are one of our finest guides and I am happy that you got the chance to meet them. We hope to see you again soon on another adventure. Best regards, Íris
  • D
    Northern Lights and Ice Cave Adventure
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on May 1, 2018
    Great small group tour! Wonderful guide, amazing experience!
    Icelandic Mountain Guides commented on this review
    Thank you for the review Diane. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed this experience with us. Hopefully we will see you again if you come back to Iceland. Best regards, Íris
  • A
    Kingdom of Glaciers and Northern Lights
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on April 30, 2018
    Everything was perfect. We love de glacier walk and the caves. Margret was an excelent gude.
    Icelandic Mountain Guides commented on this review
    Hello and thank you for the feedback. It really means a lot to us to hear from our customers. Margrét is one of our finest and I am happy that you got the chance to meet her. We hope to see you again soon on another adventure. Best regards, Barði
  • L
    5-Day Laugavegur Trek in Huts - Part 1
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on February 5, 2018
    Our guide was excellent. We really enjoyed her company during the trek. Well organised and informative. What we liked best was the varied and interesting landsc…
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    Icelandic Mountain Guides commented on this review
    Thank you for the review Laura. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the trek with us, the landscape on Laugavegur is truly amazing. Hopefully we will see you again if you come back to Iceland. Best regards, Íris

About Icelandic Mountain Guides

Icelandic Mountain Guides is a leading Iceland tour operator with over over twenty years of experience servicing clients from all over the world. Our tour company offers a great selection of guided adventure tours in Iceland and Greenland, including hiking, glacier tours, backpacking, trekking, mountain climbing, ice climbing, cross country skiing and more. We have a tour for people of all levels. Over the years, we have learned a thing or two about accommodating and adapting to different needs, preferences, cultures and languages. If you or your travel group is looking for a specialist in the wilderness of Iceland or Greenland, one that emphasizes cooperation, environmental sustainability and safety then, Icelandic Mountain Guides is the tour operator for your next Iceland vacation. IMG operates from their company headquarters in Reykjavik year-round, and from their base camp located in the beautiful Skaftafell National Park situated in the South-east part of the country at the foot of the Vatnajokull Glacier, from May – September.

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Questions & Answers

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

  • What's the language in Iceland?

    The language in Iceland is Icelandic. It is a Nordic language of Germanic origin and related to Scandinavian languages. It is the language of the Vikings and has not changed much over the centuries. English is spoken by almost everyone as well as some European languages.

  • When should I visit?

    Each season has its own charm. The summer remains the most popular season for enjoying the outdoors and different activities. Mid June to mid September offers the biggest selection of organized tours. The fall and winter are a time of lighter traffic, beautiful colors and the amazing northern lights as well as various winter activities. It is also a time of festivals and spending Christmas and New Years in Iceland is a unique experience.

  • What are the different difficult levels?

    Easy: 1
    Accessible to all people in good health.

    Moderate: 2
    Accessible to all those in good health, who are doing some sport regularly, and who are used to all-terrain walks. 4-6 hours walk per day, without much carrying.

    Challenging: 3
    Suites those that are physically active and have some background in basic traveling in mountainous terrain with a backpack. 6-7 hrs walks per day.

    Demanding: 4
    Demanding some effort and certain endurance. Good health and some hiking experience is required. 6-8 hours walk per day. Often involves carrying your own gear.

    Strenuous: 5
    Only suitable for people physically and psychologically prepared for highly engaging experience. Expedition level. Often involves carrying your own gear.