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Golden Circle and Glacier GetawayWritten on January 17th, 2020The tour was excellent. Our guide, Solvi, was very knowledgeable in terms of the places, history of the countries, and how best to adjust the itinerary in case …Read more
AnonymousWritten on September 13th, 2019Solvi was great! Very prepared and informative. Also had a great way of dealing with some of the more challenging people/situations on our tour.
HelenWritten on August 31st, 2019A wonderful trip all around, Inga was extremely knowledgeable and took great care of us!
4-Day Laugavegur Trek – BackpackingWritten on August 19th, 2019The tour was fantastic - amazing scenery. Our guide Tryggvi was very knowledgeable about the area and took us on some great side quests.
kimWritten on August 18th, 2019Wonderful experience, fantastic guide
4-Day Laugavegur Trek – BackpackingWritten on August 16th, 2019Tryggvi was one of the best guides we have ever had on a trek
Golden Circle and Glacier GetawayWritten on March 9th, 2019Max was terrific! Very helpful, patient and knowledgeable about the area and it’s history. He was able to accommodate people of differing abilities with ease.
Golden Circle and Glacier GetawayWritten on December 18th, 2018I have been on many tours worldwide and Jon was quite possibly the best guide I have encountered. We were a small group of 5 travelling in very difficult con…Read more
The Ultimate Iceland - Greenland TrekWritten on August 24th, 2018What 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.
Mountains and Fjords of the NorthWritten on May 6th, 2018Fun 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…Read moreIcelandic Mountain Guides commented on this reviewHello 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
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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.
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