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No Show for Pick Up, No Notification for Cancellation

No one picked us up nor informed us for the cancellation until I called the booking agent Nonni... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
SiuDing
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Hong Kong
Lovely experience - Lake Myvatn Tour

We enjoyed a lot our tour, especially because of the choise to have a small number of persons (we... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Antonia C
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The Traveling Viking is a family run tour company in Akureyri.We focus on high quality tours around Iceland with focus on the North. Our Game of Thrones tour is the original one, chosen by the producers of GoT.
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

No one picked us up nor informed us for the cancellation until I called the booking agent Nonni after waiting for an hour. I called Traveling Viking that morning directly, 3 times, and there was no answer. I left voice message, there was no reply....More

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Jondinn, Owner at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

First of all we want to thank you so much for writing this review. We sure appreciate good as well as bad comments and will of course try to learn from them all. However, we do not find anything in our books about your booking...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We enjoyed a lot our tour, especially because of the choise to have a small number of persons (we were only 6). The places were beautiful and our guide Dagny was very nice and professional.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We went to the Myvatn-Tour and were guided from a young lady who grew up in that area, so that we got a lot of insight and additional information about life in the north of Iceland. Even though we were in Iceland before, we gained...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We followed this tour on 27 Dec'17. It was the best experience in Iceland. The guide was very friendly and he took care of our safety (bad roads). Rainer was able to show us a lot of views in 9 hours. In my opinion this...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The tour guide was friendly and helpful to us. We enjoyed it a lot with all the beautiful views! We would come for it again!

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Jondinn, Manager at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hello Benjamin Thank you for your kind words, We are glad to hear that you liked the tour, and we look forward to take you on many others here in Iceland in the future :)

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We took the Lake Myvatn tour with Dagny, and were very pleased with our experience. It was a small tour -- one other couple and our small family, which worked very well to allow enough time to see all of the various sights. Dagny was...More

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Jondinn, Owner at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hello :) First of all a big thank you, for this nice comment and review on our tour and company. Dagny is one of our excellent staff member and a good guide that we are so lucky to have on board our team. We want...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We booked an Ice Fishing tour via the Traveling Viking website, two months in advance. The funds were subsequently deducted from my partner's account, and an email received confirming the booking and providing a receipt. Today, we were waiting in our hotel lobby for the...More

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Jondinn, Owner at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Richard We are so sorry that you had this experience with our company. But we would like to put our side forward Firstly we sent a cancellation e-mail 8 days before the tour should take place. We have also got a confirm about that...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed our GOT tour with Lily. She was sweet and knowledgeable and we talked about everything from the GOT shooting locations, her own personal stories about living in Akureyri and Iceland in general. The Cowshed restaurant food was expensive (as everything in Iceland) but...More

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Jondinn, Manager at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you so much for this review, and for choosing The Traveling Viking as your tour company here in north of Iceland. Lilja make sure all her travel companions feel safe and happy on the tours with her. She sure is an expert guide with...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had a special two-day tour that was put together for our cruise group. Our guide, Lilji, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable; a true local. The first day we were in vans that seated around 18 passengers, two seats on one side of the aisle and...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband and I are huge Game of Thrones fans and were super excited when we booked this GOT tour with The Traveling Viking. We did thorough review research and felt The Travelling Viking would be out best option since they did get such superb...More

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Jondinn, Manager at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Blaire We don´t know were to start! Thank you for this excellent review, we are very thankful for it. Thank you so much for choosing The Traveling Viking as your tour company here in Iceland. First of all we like to say that we...More

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jonlim17
4 February 2017|
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I emailed them for a refund once and they got back to me on the same day. The private tour guy by the name of Stefan is really friendly.
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Mike G
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Hello Mike Our tours are from Akureyri 45 min flight north from Reykjavik, but we do offer free hotel/airport pickup in Akureyri.
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