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From Coast To Mountains

Ingólfshöfðabílastæði, 785 Öræfi

We are a local family company that has been running trips in southeast Iceland since 1991.

Our Summer Special is the popular Ingólfshöfði Puffin Tour. This adventurous journey starts on a tractor drawn hay cart, traveling 6 km across the black sands flats of the southeast coast. Our destination is the isolated headland and nature reserve, Ingólfshöfði, a home of thousands nesting seabirds, including puffins and the great skuas.

The historical cape is named after the first settler of Iceland Ingólfur Arnarson, who spent his first winter in Iceland at the cape in 874 AD.

For booking and more information, visit www.puffintour.is

We also offer Ingólfshöfði Photo Tour, for serious photographers to photograph puffins in early morning couple of times a week in summer.

Our Winter special is without a doubt, the Ice Cave Tour.

Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson, owner and lead guide of FromCoastToMountains is the pioneer of the ice cave tours in Iceland and has found and named most of the famous ice caves in Vatnajökull glacier.

In the wintertime we organize trips to ice caves ranging from short visit to an easily accessible ice cave or ice tunnel during our Ice Cave Tour, to our two day Ice Cave SleepOver Tour to more remote ice cave.

For booking and more information, visit www.icecaving.is

FromCoastToMountains also organizes various trips in the Vatnajökull region, mostly for individuals and small parties. We offer solutions for people that want to experience the nature and glaciers of southeast Iceland with native mountain guides.

If you would like to know more about our different private or small group tours, please visit: www.fromcoasttomountains.com/our-tours

Our Latest Adventure is our newest product, Café Vatnajökull in Fagurhólsmýri, which our family opened in 2017. This former local grocery store was the heart of our community for almost 40 years, but was closed for a decade until we bought it and converted it to be the base of our operations.

Our Café is an adventure in it self. Here you can meet the locals, see and buy our family products, get fresh Icelandic coffee from and try some of Icelandic special treats. Don´t be a stranger and come to visit us and experience a special atmosphere in the beautiful surrounding of Vatnajökull.

Our photos speak more than words, check out our photo gallery on our web site, www.fromcoasttomountains.com/gallery

Tour:

Departure:

Duration:

Ingólfshöfði PuffinTour -
Birdwatching and historytrip to Ingólfshöfði nature reserve.

From mid May - mid August: every day except Sundays.
For more info visit www.PuffinTour.is

2 1/2 hours

Ingólfshöfði PhotoTour -
Special departures for
serious photographers
to Ingólfshöfði.

June - August:every day except Sundays.
Booking on www.PuffinTour.is
For more info visit www.PuffinTour.is

3 hours


Ice Cave Tour
-
A visit to an Ice cave
in Vatnajökull.


November - March: every day except Sundays.
Booking on www.IceCaving.is
For more info visit www.IceCaving.is


2-3 hours

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Glacier Guides

Skaftafell, 785 Öræfi

At Glacier Guides in Iceland our goal is to exceed our guests expectations by providing an extraordinary experience in an informative and personal way. Our team of dedicated, professional guides combines their wealth of mountain knowledge and local expertise to guide you through the terrain. We are an internationally recognized and American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) accredited guiding operation with our base of operations located in Skaftafell, an oasis under the giant Vatnajokull Glacier in South Iceland, 330 km East of Reykjavik. We are passionate about the environment that we work and play in, we love exploring our local landscape and sharing this with visitors to the area.

Glacier Hike: On Snæfellsjökull glacier, Sólheimajökull glacier, Eyjafjallajökull glacier and Falljökull glacier and Virkisjökull glacier in Skaftafell.
Ice Climbing: On Sólheimajökull glacier and Falljökull glacier in Skaftafell.
Hiking and Trekking: Hekla volcano, Sólheimajökull glacier, Snæfellsjökull glacier, Eyjafjallajökull glacier and Hvannadalshnjúkur, Hrútfjallstindar, Sveinstindur, Þverártindsegg and Þumall in Skaftafell.
Rock Climbing: In Hnappavellir close to Skaftafell.
Biking: In Skaftafell.
Glacier Lagoon Boat trip: On Fjallsárlón and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
Combo Trips: Combination of activities in one day. From Reykjavík and Skaftafell.

Thanks in advance… Enjoy the endless beauty Iceland has to offer and join us for your next adventure

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Stepman.is

Dynjandi, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði

stepman is Stephan Mantler, AIMG certified glacier and mountain guide, member of the Icelandic search and rescue team, and former professional photographer with over 30 years of experience exploring the outdoors. No matter which adventures you are looking for, his goal is to enable you to go further, see more, and come back with the memories of a lifetime. stepman's background is a great match for photographers looking for a guide that understands their vision, and for anybody else who is looking for utmost flexibility.

We offer Ice Cave Tours, Ice Climbin Expeditions, Glacier Walks, and Hiking Tours.

All tours are guided by stepman and have the same, consistent high quality guiding that people rave about. And, since you are always dealing with the owner of the company, special requests or changes do not need to be "checked with the office" and any feedback you may have goes directly to where it matters.

Everything is simple, direct and personal. Just like we believe it should be.

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Local Guide - of Vatnajökull

Hofsnes, 785 Öræfi

Local Guide of Vatnajökull is a small family run company in the South East of Iceland offering small and intimate glacier trips on the Vatnajökull glacier outlets. All of our guides are local to the area and have a wealth of experience guiding and training on Vatnajökull glacier.

We pride ourselves in offering tours suitable for all abilities and levels of enthusiasm, whether you are a family experiencing Iceland for the first time, or if you are a more adventurous explorer with some experience on glaciers, we hope you will enjoy a trip with us at Local Guide.

What do we offer?

Winter: During the winter months October-March we specialise in ice cave tours. We offer short, more accessible tours as well as longer tours suited to the more adventurous. We are able to cater to large group sizes too.

Summer: In the summer months from April-September our focus is glacier hiking. We have a number of tours suitable for most ages, as well as ice climbing or a full day techniques tour for the more adventurous.

Why Chose Local Guide?

- Small group experience
- 4x4 jeep transfer (which means less of a walk to the glacier)
- Local guides that know the area very well
- Highly trained glacier guides using the standards of AIMG
- Owned and run by locals living in the Vatnajökull region

Please get in touch!

If you cannot find what you are looking for please let us know, we aim to be as flexible as possible and hope we can find a tour that fits your requirements. If we do not have what you are looking for we will do our utmost to help you.

To find us on Instagram, please click here.

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Dynjandi Guesthouse

Dynjandi, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði

Dynjandi Guesthouse is surrounded by some of the most spectacular countryside that Iceland has to offer and is particularly attractive for outdoor activities. The farm house is located across the peninsula of Höfn, the massive glaciers of the South East are just a couple of minutes drive away as well as Stokksnes and Vestrahorn, and the nearby Lónsöræfi invites to long hikes.

Dynjandi Guesthouse is located on a horse farm, just about 5mins drive from the village of Höfn, which is the lobster capital of Iceland, and offers a large variety of restaurants and cafés. There are three double rooms at Dynjandi, two with double beds, and one with twin bed. All rooms are equipped with bed linen, towels, WiFi access, water kettles, tea, coffee, water, and cookies. Breakfast is included in all room rates.

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Tröll Expeditions

Fiskislóð 45G, 101 Reykjavík

Ever wish that you had a friend in every country to show you the secret spots, share the inside stories and venture off-the-beaten-path with? Tröll Expeditions is exactly that- your reliable friend and local expert in Iceland. We're all about adventure travel that involves close encounters with the tremendous forces of nature that the land of fire and ice is so well-known for. We'll provide knowledgeable adventure experts and the safety equipment and gear you need, just bring a strong dose of enthusiasm and an appetite for life-changing thrills.

https://troll.is

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Glacier Adventure

Hali, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði

GLACIER ADVENTURE
Glacier Adventure is a small family-run local company. Guiding is our passion and our life revolves around Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull. All of our tours are operated on, under, and around the glacier. Glacier Adventures base camp is only 12km east of the Jökulsárlón, the Glacier Lagoon, one of Iceland's most popular attractions. The meeting point is Hali, where you will find our cozy barn as a hang-out place before your tour starts.

Glacier Adventure base camp: -Free parking -Free wifi -Restaurant, hotel, and guesthouses. To book a tour with Glacier Adventure please visit our web page www.glacieradventure.is

The company's goal is to share our love and knowledge of the region with our clients and to safely introduce them to some of Iceland's most stunning sights. We have summer and winter tours. During summer, Glacier Adventure takes its guests on a glacier walk on Breiðamerkurjökull, one of Vatnajökull's biggest outlet glaciers. Glacier Adventure offers ice climbing in a small and intimate group. Over the winter period, from November to the middle of March Glacier Adventure offers Ice Cave tours. We have two different ice cave tours to offer. The longer ice cave tour is a combo tour including a glacier walk and an ice cave tour and the shorter is only an ice cave tour.

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Tindaborg Mountainguides

Lambhagi, Svínafell, 785 Öræfi

Tindaborg Mountain Guides is a small family run mountain guiding company in Öræfi, southeast Iceland. We offer quality guiding in the outdoors of the Vatnajökull region, such as, ice climbing, glacier hiking, summit trips, trekking and courses in mountain- and glacier skills and guiding.

Private departures all year round.

More information on our website www.tindaborg.is

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Borea Adventures-Iceland

Aðalstræti 17, 400 Ísafjörður

Borea Adventures is a fully licensed adventure and wildlife guiding company based in Ísafjörður.

Borea offers guided multi day tours in the Nature Reserve where guests overnight in tents, our private base camp in Hornvík bay or at the abandoned farmhouse in Kvíar.

Borea Adventures also offers a great variety of day tours from Ísafjörður, 2-6 hours kayak tours in the peaceful fjords in the area and hiking trips suitable for most people. Borea can also customize tours for private groups of different sizes.

Borea is also highly recognized for their amazing ski tours in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve and in the mountains around Ísafjörður.

The Company owns an runs the Bjarnarnes ferry boat, an 18 passengers speed boat on scheduled and private trips to Hornstrandir Nature Reserve.

Borea Adventures tours are guided by experienced local guides that insure that everyone leaves with smiley faces and stories to tell.

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Midgard Adventure

Dufþaksbraut 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur

Midgard Adventure

Midgard Adventure is a Tour Operator & Travel Agency that delivers authentic experiences with local,highly experienced guides. We offer day tours and multi-day trips, either in small groups or private, to both popular and well off-the-beaten path locations. At Midgard Base Camp which is located in Hvolsvöllur, the heart of South Iceland, unique accommodation, a stunning rooftop hot tub and a lively restaurant and bar awaits you.

What separates us?

  • We are a small family-owned and operated business with a high service level

  • Our team consists of local mountaineers that all share a passion for adventure and sustainable travel

  • The service is always very personal and the experience is truly authentic

  • With us you will connect with locals and create profound memories that last a lifetime

Day Tours
We offer various kinds of day tours: highlands tours, super jeep tours, wilderness hikes, bike tours, sightseeing tours and glacier tours. Our most popular summer tours are Þórsmörk Super Jeep, Þórsmörk Hike and Landmannalaugar Day Tour. Our most popular winter tours are Þórsmörk Super Jeep, Meet Eyjafjallajökull and Midgard Surprise.

Multi Day Trips
We offer multi-day trips ranging from 2-8 days. But we can also customise multi-day trips at any length of time. Our most popular summer trip is the 4-Day Iceland Adventure Package where you experience awe-inspiring landscapes of South Iceland along with fun and exciting activities. Our most popular winter trip is the 4-Day Northern Lights Adventure. This is the perfect itinerary for a winter break with the flexibility needed for winter travel in Iceland. Both of these tours combine the whole Midgard all-in-one concept as the guests accommodate and dine at Midgard Base Camp.

Private tours and tailor-made itineraries
We offer both private tours and tailor-made adventures. You tell us what you would like to do and we design an itinerary customized around your wants, desires and budget. We will gladly cover the most popular destinations but our expertise lies in our ability to go off-the-beaten path. You will get inside access to hidden places that you will not find in tourist books.

Family Vacations
We love organising family trips to Iceland. All our services are very much personalised, so don't expect any standard e-mails. Tell us about your family and your interests and we will use our knowledge to design a memorable trip that suits your family. A trip that will include the must-see popular sights and also off-the-beaten path trips where you will experience the authentic and raw Iceland, the real Iceland - far away from other tourists.

Other services
We also organise incentive trips, events and itineraries for educational groups. Check out our homepage for sample itineraries.

Do you need accommodation?
At Midgard Base Camp you will find hotel and hostel style accommodation, restaurant and a bar. Midgard's location is superb to explore all the major attractions in South Iceland as well as the "off the beaten path" highlands. The atmosphere is relaxed and the friendly ambience is unique. All guests get exclusive access to the rooftop hot tub and sauna.

Interesting links

Midgard Adventure Website

Why book with Midgard Adventure?

Midgard Base Camp Website

Midgard Restaurant Website

Midgard Videos

Midgard Adventure on Facebook

Midgard Base Camp on Facebook

@MidgardAdventure on Instagram

@Midgard.Base.Camp on Instagram

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Southcoast Adventure

Ormsvöllur 23, 860 Hvolsvöllur

Meeting point - Gljúfrabúi-Road 249

Southcoast Adventure operates a wide selection of activities all year round. Being located in the heart of South Iceland gives us the perfect opportunity to offer our customers great variety of fun and adventurous tours of all kinds.

Join us for a super jeep tour on top of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, into Þórsmörk valley or to the Landmannalaugar highlands. Hike with us over Fimmvörðuháls or hop on for an adventurous snowmobile ride on top of Eyjafjallajökull or in the highland wilderness.

We offer pre planned day tours and multi day tours of various kinds and we're experts in tailor making private itineraries for just you with just your needs and wishes in mind, taking care of you from the time you land till the time you depart or just for that one tour.

The majority of our staff are locals with years of experience in their field. We strive to make each trip special and unique leaving us with extremely high customer satisfaction. We use Iceland's dramatic weather changes to our advance and tailor make each trip according to weather and ground condition each day.

With years of experience we aim to make our tours better every year with small group sizes and personal guidance. We can also arrange luggage transport and vehicle assistance.

More details info@southadventure.is or +3548673535

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Icelandic Mountain Guides

Stórhöfði 33, 110 Reykjavík

Arcanum Glacier tours

Conveniently situated in south Iceland at the foot of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, the tour company Arcanum is one of Iceland's best known and respected glacier tours outfitters, providing safe and responsible tours for more than 20 years from the same location. "At Arcanum, we aim to reveal the secrets of Iceland's astonishing natural phenomenons to the curious traveller,".

The glacier adventure will provide stunning photo opportunities to remind you of probably your best day in the wild and pure Iceland.

Tours require no special skills and can be enjoyed by people of all levels in good health. For the snowmobile tour and the ATV you need a valid driving licence.

Further information on www.mountainguides.is and www.arcan.is

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Hidden Iceland

Hólmaslóð 2, 101 Reykjavík

Hidden Iceland is a boutique activity tour operator, authorised by the Icelandic Tourist Board, taking small groups on personalised trips across Iceland. We strive to make your trip the best it can be with our personalised service, expert knowledge and love of all things Iceland. Hidden was forged upon the idea that an experienced, enthusiastic guide can transform a trip from good to excellent.

The amazing sights of Iceland are obviously a large component of our products, with the other being our handpicked guides that will join you on your adventure. We set out to create trips around Iceland that we'd not only be proud but also excited to take our friends and family on, and that's exactly what we have accomplished. This means we find the best and sometimes hidden sights across Iceland to make you feel like you are travelling with us, as a small group of friends, seeking out the magic of Iceland.

Scheduled tours
Hidden Iceland offers a variety of guided day tours and multi day tours from Reykjavik. Be it one day South Coast adventure with a glacier hike, multi day trip along the entire South Coast of Iceland, visiting our handpicked sites within the Golden Circle area or traveling through the less travelled West Fjords.

Private tours
Hidden Iceland offers a variety of private tours, from single day trips from Reykjavík to multi-day expeditions that cover the whole island that are completely customised to each group.

Being a small, independent tour operator we can't do everything ourselves and that's why we have looked team up with third party operators who share the same values as Hidden Iceland when we are designing private trips that include activities like ice caving, snowmobiling or going into the midst of Iceland in a specialised super jeeps. You can be sure that by booking with Hidden Iceland, or our friends, you will experience the best of Iceland in a safe, friendly and honest environment.

Eftirtaldir aðilar eru ekki skráðir þátttakendur í Ferðagjöf:

Exploring Iceland

Fálkastígur 2, 225 Garðabær

Exploring Iceland is a DMC based in Iceland and offers extensive B2B opportunities for individual travel offers, smaller and larger groups. At Exploring Iceland we dedicate ourselves to each and every detail, we select and hand-pick our partners focusing on quality, animal welfare and social responsibility.

We take pride in personal service, professional guides, wonderful local Icelandic food and always try to find new routes and sights away from the crowd. We are proud to say that our tours are absolutely genuine and authentic by working with the locals!

We offer both summer and winter tours and are happy to include for example northern light hunts, thrilling activities and cultural events. We also have our own sports division (running, golf, horseback riding and skiing).

For the individual traveler we can arrange everything from a short stop-over visit to extended tours around Iceland. We are one of the few travel agencies that offer horse riding tours with hotel accommodation. These tours can either be booked as micro group tours with a maximum of 6 riders or private tours. We also specialize in tailor making exciting itineraries for families and other smaller and larger private groups based on either self-drive or guided tours. Private culinary tours, hiking, running, fishing and photography tours have been arranged by us - customer satisfaction is our ultimate goal! Contact us for an exciting offer tailor made to your wishes and needs!

Ice Explorers

Jökulsárlón, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði

We are local guides born and raised in the area. We have been guiding tourists around the Vatnajökull region since 2011. Our main goal is to make your trip a memorable one. We are equipped with four super jeeps, the largest custom made vehicles Iceland has ever seen.

You will be able to enjoy the trip in luxury and comfort. We specialize in ice cave exploration and glacier walks. We will try to make this an experience you will never forget. From the moment you step into our jeep you are our main priority, we will show you breathtaking beauty, exciting places and share with you our knowledge of the area.

Iceland by Guide

Skólavörðustígur 30, 101 Reykjavík

Do you want your own great experience in Iceland? I am here only for you! Iceland by Guide is designed to make your life longer and richer by experiencing awesome moments on your holiday.

Me, Bijo and my friends, we design, plan, drive and guide you on your Big-holiday-Adventure in Iceland. You experience everything from solitude and relaxing to having high energy awesome moments seeing new things every hour in nature, as you are taking pictures, trying out all kinds of stuff and have an awesome story to tell and show your friends back home.

Iceland by Guide is fully licensed private-tour-operator for individuals and groups traveling together to Iceland.

Iceland Untouched

Meistaravellir 11, 107 Reykjavík

Please contact for tours and booking information.

Asgard Beyond

Súðarvogur 54, 104 Reykjavík

Asgard - Beyond is an Icelandic mountain guiding company. As such, we offer quality-guiding services for various outdoor activities. Skiing, ice climbing, rock climbing, alpine climbing, and glacier hiking are in our field of expertise, operating in small groups is our distinction. We recognize our responsibility to provide safe and memorable experiences that are worth sharing. Our territory is from shoreline to mountaintops, and we go beyond…

Check out our website for more information.

Amazing Iceland travel

Melgerði 36, 200 Kópavogur

Amazing Iceland is small but fully licensed, big heart family company that has a large network of co-workers, blessed with operating in heaven on earth. This gives us the opportunity to create tailor made adventure trips based on your needs and longings, lead by guides with good experience and professional knowledge of Iceland, in guiding and in photography.

Small groups or singles. From 1 - 6 persons are at the heart of our desire, even though we can have up to 12 persons on a trip, as it creates a good atmosphere and intimacy that you can not get on big bus charter tours. Friendly laid back atmosphere, even on adventure travel, is our goal where your experience is the most important part of the trip.

With personal service as our main goal while introducing the country to our guests, we strive to be at our best in every tour ensuring a pleasant experience at all costs. By letting us drive the comfortable SUV or mini bus and deal with the weather and conditions you ensure your safety at the same time as you experience an adventure with out having to worry about a thing.

Our guides have many sides:

  • We can introduce you to the elements of earth, wind and fire.
  • We can give you the settlement saga of our for-fathers.
  • We can help you find spots for perfect photography.
  • We can help you with post process ideas.
  • We can take you glacier hiking and ice climbing.
  • We can take you mountain hiking or peak climbing.
  • We can do mountain biking or fun motorcycle riding .
  • We can take you for a paddle on a lake in a kayak.

And if you want we can take you for a stroll in the park, introduce you to the arts or take you to a caffe down town or party till its dark.

What ever it is that you have on your bucket list we will do our best to find a solution and give you a great experience.

Licenses:

  • Suv - licensed for 8 passangers
  • Bus operating licenses for buses of all sizes
  • Tour operator licence
  • Glacier hiking licence
  • Wilderness first responder licence

Bergmenn Mountain Guides

Klængshóll, 621 Dalvík

Jökull Bergmann is the founder and lead guide for Bergmenn Mountain Guides. As Iceland's first and only UIAGM-IFMGA certified mountain guide it is his and the entire team's pleasure to make your mountain adventure come true, be it in Iceland, Greenland or around the globe.

Bergmenn specialize in ski touring, ski mountaineering, heli skiing, ice- and alpine climbing as well as other outdoor activities in those regions. We are committed to operate at the highest standard possible in the industry of mountain guiding in Iceland, your safety and pleasure is our highest priority.

We look forward to seeing you in the mountains

www.bergmenn.com
www.arcticheliskiing.com
www.ravenhilllodge.com
www.karlsa.com

Gnarly Adventures / Ice Pick Journeys / Icelands Hardest

Hlíðargerði 25, 108 Reykjavík

Glaciers and Waterfalls

Kópavogsbraut 10, 200 Kópavogur

Glaciers and Waterfalls is an independently owned travel company. We love adventure travel and are committed to give you the most authentic experiences. With our intimate knowledge and our passion for the country we enable you to enjoy rich and adventurous tours and get closer to the culture that makes Iceland so special.

Our goal is to give you a unique experience and provide you with excellent services and to create great memories.

  • Glaciers and Waterfalls primary mission is to create high quality tours and provide these without fail to every guest.
  • We want to maintain a small group experience that has a personal feeling and cater to our clients wishes and needs.
  • We will only hire guides that we have personally worked with, or come with very high recommendations, that can uphold our standards.