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Ice Climbing and Glacier walk

35 niðurstöður
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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

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.

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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Icelandic Mountain Guides

Klettagarðar 12, 104 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 tour 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 traveler,”.

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 license.

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

 

Borea Adventures-Iceland

Aðalstræti 17, 400 Ísafjörður

Borea Adventures, based in Ísafjörður, is a fully licensed adventure and wildlife guiding company, specializing in a range of outdoor experiences.

The company offers guided multi-day tours in the Nature Reserve, allowing guests to experience unique overnight stays in tents, our private base camp in Hornvík bay, or the historic farmhouse in Kvíar.

Additionally, Borea Adventures provides a range of day tours from Ísafjörður, including 2-6 hour kayak excursions in serene fjords and hiking trips suitable for various skill levels. Borea is also capable of tailoring tours to meet the specific needs of private groups, regardless of their size.

In the winter season, Borea Adventures offers ski tours , as well as arctic fox photography excursions, in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve.

Borea Adventures operates a daily boat service to Hornstrandir Nature Reserve during the summer months. Utilizing seaworthy boats designed for a safe and enjoyable journey, the company ensures reliable transportation to this stunning destination.

Borea Adventures tours are guided by experienced local guides that ensure that everyone leaves with smiles on their faces and stories to tell.

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. 

Iceland Untouched

Meistaravellir 11, 107 Reykjavík

Please contact for tours and booking information.

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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. 

Moonwalker ehf.

Leirubakki 20, 109 Reykjavík
We are a multi-award-winning tour company dedicated to providing travelers with a unique and unforgettable experience as they explore the stunning natural beauty of Iceland. With a team of certified professional tourist guides and experienced search and rescue drivers at the helm, we proudly operate as a fully licensed tour operator. Our certifications are granted by the esteemed Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides and the Iceland Tourist Guide Association. Moonwalker offers a range of exciting excursions designed to showcase the country’s breathtaking beauty in a new light. With a focus on superior service, a customized approach, and a passion for adventure, Moonwalker is the perfect choice for creating unforgettable memories in this stunning destination.

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

 

Southcoast Adventure

Ormsvöllur 23, 860 Hvolsvöllur

Specializes in tailor-made private & luxury tours and all kinds of day trips around Iceland. Open schedule tours or private

Southcoast Adventure was established in 2009 by Þorgerður Guðmundsdóttir and Ársæll Hauksson. To begin with, there was just ONE jeep that was used to offer trips to tourists and mostly Icelanders who wanted to see more of their beautiful country. Two years later, their first member of staff was hired. The company today has 28 vehicles of all shapes and sizes, including snowmobiles and 4×4 buggies.

Initially, daily trips were offered to Eyjafjallajökul, Þórsmörk, and Fimmvörðuháls. Today, the company has grown considerably, and daily trips are offered in many vehicles to many destinations: snowmobile and buggy trips; twice daily departures to the ice cave; trips transporting luggage for those clients who are doing hikes to the various glaciers, mountains, and the interior; glacier ice-hikes as well as those up mountains and further inland.

All of this and custom-made trips/adventures for those who thirst for something off the beaten track. Many of the staff are also active members of the local Search and Rescue, and this obviously is a bonus when dealing with Icelandic nature and the sometimes rugged environment. Thankfully, their unique skills have not often been called upon, but it is a reassuring skill to have.

No two days are the same, and there is always a feeling of excitement for the next day at work and the adventures it may bring. The company prides itself on building incredible trips and memories for our clients, both locals and foreigners. Staff/guides are always encouraged to extend their knowledge as much as possible so that all clients are satisfied and the company aims always to improve their service. As mentioned, most of the staff/guides are from the surrounding areas – this is a huge advantage as it means that when needs arise, the local knowledge makes for a more comfortable working environment.

Southcoast Adventure offers luxury Super Jeep tours in South Iceland, such as day tours, guided hikes, or customized tours. Book your Iceland adventure now!

Buggy Tours:

Buggy tours in Iceland have become increasingly popular over the last decade. ATV adventure tours are suitable for almost anyone in terms of fitness level. They are, of course, guided by professionals. On the buggy tours, you’ll be able to reach unique destinations and get in touch with the beautiful nature along the south coast of Iceland.

Our perfect little mix of Little Bit of Everything Buggy Adventure tour.

Experience our two-hour buggy adventure tour. The tour starts from our base, Brú Base by Road 249. After a short briefing where your guide takes you through safety procedures, we dress up in a waterproof snow/whole suit and helmet and hop into our buggy ride.

Drive around the area between Fljótshlíð and Eyjafjallajökull. Visit waterfalls, drive on the Markaðsfljótaurar- tundra sand fields around Dímon, cross small streams, and stop at a viewpoint looking over Seljalandsfoss and Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands).

This two-hour buggy tour is a unique way to enjoy Icelandic nature and covers some waterfalls and gravel road driving. A stunning natural playground for the next few hours as you test out your buggy surrounded by amazing scenery only Iceland can offer.

These two-seater, 4×4 ATVs are fully automatic, thoroughly inspected, and road-legal. They also burst with excellent safety and design features, such as the roll cage, safety belts, and double A-arm front suspension. These factors make for a buggy ride that’s as safe as comfortable.

Ice Pic Journeys

Jökulsárlón, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði

 Ice Pic Journeys pairs professional photo packages with unforgettable adventure experiences! Also, the mastermind behind the world’s first and only Glacier Zip Line operation! 

Background:

Together two crazy Americans decided to start Ice Pic Journeys as a passion project. Through their previous experience guiding with Icelandic companies, Mike and Ryan knew that they wanted people from all over the world to understand the glaciers and how they are changing.  

What better way to understand them than to create a personal experience combined with the visual elements of photography. This way, when you hike with us on any Iceland adventure tour, you will learn about the Icelandic glaciers firsthand. But you will also have a professional photographer making unique, personal images for friends and family to see. It is our main mission to reveal to the world, ourselves amongst these natural wonders as a first step towards awareness and preserving the only glaciers that we have! 

Why Choose Us?

  • All packages include professional photos paired with the adventure of the day! 
  • We uphold an American style standard. 
  • Strong focus on small groups (no more than 8 per adventure) to ensure the clients get the utmost care, attention, and authentic experience! 
  • Ice Pic Journeys team consists of licensed driver-guides who are also professional photographers that all share a passion for adventure and sustainable travel. 
  • Superior customer service so you feel prepared and ready to embark on your lifetime adventure! 
  • Tried and True. See our Trip Advisor and Google Reviews to prove it!  

Glacier Activities:

No matter the season, we have a epic adventure for you! From visiting a simple ice cave to embarking on a longer discovery on the glacier, challenging yourself to ice climbing or taking the ultimate leap off our glacier zip line we have it all! Along with that learn about the glaciers in Iceland and have professional photos as a keepsake from your glacier tour!  

Aurora Tours:

Imagine seeing the Northern Lights for the first time in Iceland! …and having photos to document such a special moment with nature. Our Aurora Tours will take y ou out hunting for them and if nature doesn’t provide,
we can craft unique nighttime photos as an alternative so you never walk away empty handed! 

Day Tours From Reykjavik:

Additionally, Ice Pic Journeys has expanded their operation into unique day driving tours from Reykjavik. So clients staying in the city can still witness the remarkable beauty of the Icelandic Highlands, South, Snæfellsnes, Reykjanes, and beyond! Ice Climbing is even an option for the more daring folks out there. 

Private & Custom Multi-Day Adventures:

You dream it and we will make it happen! Or if you need ideas let’s brainstorm your perfect adventure you’ll never ever forget and you’ll have the photos to prove it! 

Additional Links:

What to Wear for Glacier Tours  

Iceland Driving Tips!  

Vivid Iceland

Ytri-Sólheimar, 871 Vík

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!

Frosty Tours

Birkihólar 13, 800 Selfoss
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Arctic Adventures

Köllunarklettsvegur 2, 104 Reykjavík

Arctic Adventures is a premier provider of recreational tours in Iceland, with a vast selection of trips and activities available throughout the country. The company offers glacier walks, ice cave tours, diving and surface diving in Silfra, hiking, cave exploration, snowmobiling, whale watching, and sightseeing tours. Their locations include Reykjavík, Sólheimajökull, Skaftafell, and Húsafell. 

A specialist in day trips and longer tours, Arctic Adventures is a go-to operator for private trips, school excursions, and corporate group outings. 

In addition to their tour offerings, Arctic Adventures operates several hotels throughout Iceland, including Adventure Hotel Geirland at Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Adventure Hotel Hof in Öræfi, Hotel Hellissandur, and Óbyggðasetrið in Fljótsdal.

As a testament to their commitment to quality and the environment, Arctic Adventures has been certified by Vakinn, Iceland's official tourism certification program.

Glacier Hiking at Sólheimajökull Glacier and from Skaftafell.

Hiking Tours at Landmannalaugar, Laugavegur & Þórsmörk.

Ice Caving at Kötlujökull, Sólheimajökull, Langjökull, Falljökull Glaciers and from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon.

Lava Caving at Raufarhólshellir Lava Cave. 

Scuba Diving/Snorkelling at Silfra Fissure, Þingvellir National Park.

Snowmobiling at Langjökull Glacier.

Sightseeing Tours exploring the areas around Reykjavík or around the whole island.

Jón Tour

Þorrasalir 17d, 201 Kópavogur

Highland Base - Kerlingarfjöll

F347, 801 Selfoss

Highland Base was conceived as the staging ground for epic adventures deep in the highlands of central Iceland. A year-round oasis of warmth and comfort, this remote outpost accommodates all levels of hospitality. With a campground, hostel huts, dormitory beds, upscale rooms, luxury suites, private lodges, thermal baths, and a cozy restaurant, Highland Base is a first-of-its-kind highland resort.

Located at the edge of the majestic Kerlingarfjöll mountain range, the destination is a thrillseeker’s paradise, offering a vast array of guided and unguided adventures. While the experiences are seasonal, the excitement is timeless. In summer, hiking and mountain biking bring you face-to-face with the mountainscape's geothermal valleys and breathtaking panoramas. In winter, cross-country skiing, backcountry skiing, and snowmobiling set you free to explore the untamed wilderness. And when you return to Highland Base from a day of adventuring, you'll always find a warm and welcoming refuge—a place to relax, reflect, and recharge.

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

Explorer´s Edge

Meðalholt 2, 105 Reykjavík

Iceland Events

Grensásvegur 58, 108 Reykjavík

Please contact for tours and booking information. 

Iceland Challenge

Holtasel , 109 Reykjavík

Iceland has just welcomed a remarkable addition to its tourism industry. Travel Agency Iceland Challenge, which focuses on challenge tours, has officially opened its doors to those seeking extraordinary travel experiences under the safe conditions of this enchanting Nordic island.

Iceland Challenge Travel Agency offers adrenaline-pumping activities in spectacular and extreme destinations. This kind of travel might be interesting for those who find ordinary bus excursions around Golden Circle boring but still want to feel safe and protected while exploring Iceland.

“We believe that traveling could combine the world-discovery process and self-discovery. We are convinced that Iceland offers fantastic opportunities for this purpose. A country that has turned the course of the world’s history time and again can turn the course of life for those who are ready to carve out room for adventure in their lives”, – commented co-owner Yulia Zhatkina.

As Iceland's popularity as a tourist destination continues to soar, adventurers and thrill-seekers from around the globe are flocking to this Nordic gem in search of unique and unforgettable experiences. Iceland Challenge Travel Agency recognized this growing demand and has meticulously curated a range of challenge tours to cater to the adventurous spirit of its clients.

The agency's team has already created a few Challenge Tours for the upcoming season. For example, the ICE Challenge offers to discover three main Icelandic glaciers in three days. The participants will hike on the glacier, ride snowmobiles, explore an ice cave inside the glacier, and see this frozen beauty from the flying heights. This tour combines thrills, expedition experience, and learning. It is a unique opportunity for people with an adventurous spirit.

Another FOOD and NATURE Challenge is a 9-day culinary and exploring adventure around Iceland that allows you to explore unique flavors of local food as well as the island’s natural wonders. The company's travel experts selected the most famous courses of national Icelandic cuisine, some of which, perhaps, could only be eaten by real Vikings. But some could break hearts and become a favorite food for the rest of their lives. Participants will explore Icelandic extreme cuisine and traditional delicious food in different parts of the country and discover the most spectacular places in Iceland: waterfalls, geysers, volcanoes, and black sand beaches.

The company is also a fully licensed DMC in Iceland and is ready to provide a full range of travel services, including meet & greet, transfers & transportation, hotel accommodation, restaurants, activities, excursions, conferences and themed events, group adventure trips, as well as handmade private tours for groups and individuals.

Iceland Challenge ehf. was created by Ukrainian Yulia Zhatkina and Icelander Eggert Guðmundsson. Its international team includes experienced tour leaders, travel experts, and guides, as well as marketing and sales specialists.

The company does not cooperate with people who support Russian aggression against Ukraine and intends to give part of the profit to support Ukrainians. For more information, visit www.icelandchallenge.is .

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Hidden Iceland

Fiskislóð 18, 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.

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 

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.

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.

Absorb Iceland

Rósarimi 1, 112 Reykjavík

Absorb Iceland is a local Icelandic travel agency located in Reykjavik, authorized by the Icelandic Tourist Board, and abides by all laws and regulations in Iceland’s travel industry. 

We specialize in local private tours around Iceland, traveling in a relaxing and enjoyable manner. With our experienced local guides, you get to ABSORB everything Iceland and its breathtaking nature have to offer, whether it be with an itinerary packed with action or an easy-going sightseeing. 

We love to tailor tours to our guests' needs and specifications to make their experience of Iceland welcoming, unique, and unforgettable for a lifetime. We always focus on providing a personal and friendly service to our guests, making them feel like they are exploring Iceland with a local friend. You can always contact us directly to start planning your stay in Iceland with the best possible itinerary built especially for you. 

We are locals living in Reykjavik with a passion for Iceland. We feel fortunate to have been brought up and be living in our wonderful country, and we want to share our local knowledge and expertise of all the wonders Iceland has to offer with new friends. 

Traveling in a private setting with a personal local guide, you get a more in-depth experience of Iceland and its nature, culture, and history. That is why our tours are private so our guests will get a more personal experience. 

Asgard Beyond

Dugguvogur 42, 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

Frozen Giants

Hólabraut 10, 780 Höfn í Hornafirði
Vakinn

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.

Ice Guardians Iceland

**, 780 Höfn í Hornafirði

We are an adventure guiding company founded by two internationally experienced & knowledgeable guides. We operate activities in & around our backyard in the Hornafjörður. 

Our mission is to provide unique & immersive experiences in the vast playground of Vatnajökull National Park. Within 100-200 years, all the easily accessible glacier outlets will have retreated entirely with just 1-2 °C of global warming. 

The key goals of our trips are education and adventure. Sharing our understanding of glaciology, volcanoes, climate change, geology, and more whilst having memorable experiences. 

We make the landscape come alive so you can imagine it as it was in past ice ages and warm periods and how it will likely look in the future.

Book with us or enquire now to start your Vatnajökull journey. 

Thisland

Dyngjugata 3, 210 Garðabær

Troll 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  

Icecube Tours

Lyngás 11, 210 Garðabær