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Iceland Tours Blog 2017-09-11T15:12:11+00:00
  • Whale Watching in Iceland

    Whale Watching View All Our Trips Whale Watching in Iceland   Iceland has a lot of folk tales about whales, suggesting the importance these sea giants have always had in Iceland's history and culture, even before Iceland became such [...]

  • The Yule Lads, Iceland’s very own 13 Santa Clauses.

    Yule Lads View All Our Trips If you walk down Laugavegur, the main street in Reykjavik city centre, you might notice a Christmas shop open all year round with a huge red mailbox outside where you can send letters and [...]

  • Caves in Iceland Private Tour. Iceland Premium Tours

    Caves in Iceland

    Caves in Iceland View All Our Trips Iceland has a large number of caves, both glacier caves, lava caves and man-made caves. Exploring these caves is a great activity you should not miss during your trip to Iceland and the [...]

  • Why to choose a private tour Iceland

    Why to choose a Private Tour in Iceland

    Winter in Iceland     View All Our Trips Iceland is safe country and it is easy to get around on your own exploring the most famous areas of the country. However, if you want to have a more special [...]

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Whale Watching in Iceland

Whale Watching View All Our Trips Whale Watching in Iceland   Iceland has a lot of folk tales about whales, suggesting the importance these sea giants have always had in Iceland's history and culture, even before Iceland became such a popular whale watching destination. The first very famous whale of Iceland, that helped the growth of whale watching as one of the most popular activities in Iceland, [...]

The Yule Lads, Iceland’s very own 13 Santa Clauses.

Yule Lads View All Our Trips If you walk down Laugavegur, the main street in Reykjavik city centre, you might notice a Christmas shop open all year round with a huge red mailbox outside where you can send letters and get a reply from one of the 13 Icelandic Santa Clauses.... yes, that is right, Iceland has 13 Santas, but who are they, really? The Yule Lads. These 13 Icelandic Yule [...]

Caves in Iceland

Caves in Iceland View All Our Trips Iceland has a large number of caves, both glacier caves, lava caves and man-made caves. Exploring these caves is a great activity you should not miss during your trip to Iceland and the great thing is that it can be done even in bad weather. Ice Caves in Iceland The most popular caves in Iceland are the glacier caves, often  referred to as  ice [...]

Why to choose a Private Tour in Iceland

Winter in Iceland     View All Our Trips Iceland is safe country and it is easy to get around on your own exploring the most famous areas of the country. However, if you want to have a more special experience, see different places and learn more about the culture, guided tours are a great option, especially private tours. You can choose day trips or longer private tours; a great time is guaranteed. 1. Private Tours [...]

Winter in Iceland

Winter in Iceland     View All Our Trips Winters in Iceland are not as cold as you might think, temperatures are usually  between -10° and 5°C thanks to the Gulf Stream. Of course, the strong winds will make you feel colder but, with the right clothes, winter is a great season to visit Iceland. If you come to Iceland between November and February, you should expect both snow, ice, storms and sometimes beautiful cold sunny days. Driving around Iceland [...]

An exciting trip to the LAVA Centre

Lava Center     View All Our Trips Winter is coming to Iceland and very often we have what Icelanders call “window weather”: cold , an often windy,  sunny weather that looks nice through the window if you are inside, but it is not so nice to be outside in. The weather was like this in Southern Iceland a few days ago, the perfect day for a nice drive, so I decided to go on a day trip from Reykjavik [...]

6 Reasons to come chase the Northern Lights in Iceland

Northern Lights Private Tour View All Our Trips The Northern Lights are a spectacular show of nature that lightens up the northern skies during dark nights. The season to see the Northern Lights in Iceland is from the end of August to mid April and although it requires certain weather conditions and quite a bit of luck, seeing the Northern Lights is an amazing experience that will leave you breathless in front of nature's power and beauty, especially if you [...]

5 Golden Circle Detours

Golden Circle   View All Our Trips   One of the tours you will certainly want to take when you are in Iceland is the Golden Circle Tour. Not far from the capital, easy to get to, with beautiful natural wonders to explore, the Golden Circle is by right one of the most popular destinations in Iceland. If you want to see something more than the usual Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and Gullfoss, there are many other locations that are [...]

5 Reasons to visit the Golden Circle

Golden Circle   View All Our Trips If you are planning your trip to Iceland and you are checking the internet for what to see and do, a Golden Circle tour is surely one of the first things you will read about and there is a reason for that: the Golden Circle is one of the most popular and beautiful destinations in Iceland and you really should not miss it, no matter how long your stay in Iceland is. Iceland [...]

7 places you must visit on Westman Islands

Westman Islands View All Our Trips The Westman Islands   The extraordinary Westman Islands form a group of fifteen islands located approximately 10km off the south coast of Iceland. Famous for its puffin population which attracts countless visitors every year, the islands are of great historical and geological importance and have been drawing attention since the year 870 when the Westmen, who were a group of rebellious Irish slaves, sought refuge there after [...]

Glacier Lagoon autumn/winter 2017

Skaftafell   Book your Glacier Lagoon Tour The Glacier Lagoon   Known as Jökulsárlón in Icelandic, the Glacier Lagoon this is one the country's most iconic attraction. Famously framed in the background by the impressive Vatnajökull Icecap, the lagoon features an ever-changing canvas of icebergs freshly carved from the serrated edge of Breiðamerkurjökull glacier tongue. They float gently and silently in the fresh blue water, but every now and then the scene is interrupted with an [...]

South Iceland

South Iceland   The south of Iceland is home to many of the country’s most celebrated attractions including Gullfoss, Geysir and the historically significant site of Þingvellir. The majority of people visiting the region tend to focus on these areas, but for the more determined explorer South Iceland has a wealth of natural treasures to be discovered. Apart from its rich agriculture, folklore and Saga-age legends, the area is also renowned for its magnificent volcanoes like Mt. Hekla and Eykjafjallajökull [...]

Autumn 2017 in Iceland. What to do?

Autumn 2017 in Iceland. What to do?   Autumn in Iceland goes from late August to late October or beginning of November, when we then start talking about winter! Autumn is a great time to visit Iceland! Autumn temperatures are similar to the spring, it gets colder throughout September and October but it is usually not too cold. Of course there is often quite a bit of wind and the weather in Iceland is always unpredictable in any season but the good [...]

13 best Reykjavik attractions

Reykjavik Celebrated as the world's most northerly capital city and one of the smallest in Europe, Reykjavík has fast become one of the world's hottest alternative travel destinations, with plenty of top tourist accolades to fuel the enthusiasm. With a fascinating history rooted in the great Sagas and its unique location, Reykjavík manages to combine a terrific blend of hip and wholesome, but without the stress that usually follows a cosmopolitan metropolis. Whether illuminated by the unending daylight of summertime [...]

The Northern Lights 2017-2018 Season is coming!

Northern Lights Iceland   View All Our Trips   Time flies, the Icelandic never ending summer days are over and the Northern Lights season is approaching again. The Northern Lights are visible in Iceland from late August to late April, so make sure you book a ticket to Iceland during these months to get a chance to observe this beautiful natural phenomenon. Northern Lights     The [...]

How to plan Iceland Stopover

Contact us we will help you build your ideal stopover plan View All Our Trips Get the best stopover in Iceland!   A Stopover in Iceland is a great way to split your journey from North America to Europe (or vice-versa) adding a great vacation of one or more days in beautiful Iceland without paying any additional air fares. The Stopover in Iceland can last one, two, three or more days and of course there are many things you [...]

IMPORTANT TRAFFIC AND PICK UP NOTICE REYKJAVIK 2017

The City of Reykjavik has decided to ban of bus traffic in the downtown area. The Downtown area will now feature twelve designated bus stops, all located at the edges of the ban zone.  City council estimates that “80% of accommodation within the affected area are within 200 meters from the closest [bus stop]”.     Bus stops and pick up places in Reykjavik 2017 New bus stops and pick up places in Reykjavik 2017.   [...]

Walking on an Icelandic Glacier

Glacier Walk Iceland   Go to Glacier Walk Tour View All Our Trips More than 10% of Iceland is covered by glaciers. Glaciers are large blocks of ice formed when snow stays long enough in a place to turn into ice; layers of ice and snow are compressed over the years and centuries into thick ice masses, the glaciers. What's unique about glaciers is that they constantly move and, by doing so, the ice on the surface [...]

SNÆFELLSNES a great day tour from Reykjavik

View All Our Trips Snæfellsnes Peninsula, located in the West of Iceland, only a couple of hours’ drive from Reykjavik, is by far one of my favorite places to visit in Iceland. Often referred to as „Iceland in a nutshell “, Snæfellsnes has everything Iceland has to offer: a beautiful glacier, lava fields, amazing rock formations, caves, black and golden beaches, great birdlife, charming fishing villages and beautiful mountains. I go there quite often and never get tired of it, Snæfellsnes [...]

Best Day tours from Reykjavik.

View All Our Trips Reykjavik   Reykjavik, the world‘s northernmost capital, is a vibrant and lively city, with events and concerts all year round but of course people mostly come to Iceland its unspoiled nature and often wonder what the best tours from Reykjavik are. Not far from Reykjavik are some very spectacular areas of Iceland and guided tours are great because you have certified guides who are always ready to tell you stories and interesting facts on what you [...]

What are the best tours in Iceland in the summer?

Summer in Iceland Summer is one of the best seasons to visit Iceland. It is also the most popular season with many tourists and higher prices because the long days and the festivals held everywhere around the country make Iceland a great destination. Although the weather is always quite unpredictable, temperatures are nicer than any other time of the year, between 7° and 15°C, and the Midnight Sun which never really sets makes the days last forever. When the sun [...]

What are the most exciting tours you can do in Iceland?

South Coast View All Our Trips Iceland is such an amazing country, nature is so spectacular and diverse that you will sometimes feel like you are on a different planet. Iceland is famous for its volcanoes, hot springs and geothermal water and there are loads of exciting tours you can join to experience Iceland at the fullest. Whether you want to explore the spectacular scenery of the South Coast, ride an Icelandic horse through the lava fields, get close to [...]

Winter 2017 in Iceland

Winter 2017 in Iceland Despite all rumors to the contrary, Iceland is a spectacular destination in Winter. The temperature is quite mild, with averages of just around 0°C in town. Snowfalls transform the cute and charming city of Reykjavik into a sleepy blue-white village. Out in the country, the landscape turns into a crystal wonderland with blue ice caves and frosty waterfalls. Snow activities will keep you busy with many Iceland tours near Reykjavik designed to make the most of winter-fun. [...]

Lava Beach ATV/Quad Tour

Lava Beach ATV/Quad Tour   Ever wanted to drive up close through Lava Fields when visit Iceland?   We offer you an awesome ATV / Quad tour that will take you along volcanic craters and into the lava fields! We ride to Krísuvík peninsula over the mountain Festarfjall and to the black sand beach Selatangar. After a short break here the ATV /Quad tour continues with a part best described as a mountain safari. [...]