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The Traveling Viking

Akureyri, Iceland
+354 896 3569
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My husband and I booked the Lake Myvatln tour when our cruise ship docked in Akureyri. The tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keoweecruiser
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Seneca, South Carolina
Fantastic Day!

We flew from Reykjavik to Akureyri and were picked up at the airport by our guide Lilja. She was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
182Traveler
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Texas
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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 1 week ago

My husband and I booked the Lake Myvatln tour when our cruise ship docked in Akureyri. The tour was to leave at 9 am. We were at the bus at 8:50, just as the van was starting to pull away! I knocked on the window...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew from Reykjavik to Akureyri and were picked up at the airport by our guide Lilja. She was FANTASTIC! Lilja was right on time (maybe even early) when she collected us at the airport. We then drove out to Godafoss, Skutustaoagigar, Dimmuborgir, Gjotagya, Hverir,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 4.5 hour tour was an excellent alternative to a similar excursion offered by our cruise ship. This tour had the bonus of visiting the Christmas House and we paid less than what the cruise ship asking. The mini bus was very comfortable and our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great people - picked us up and got us back on time. Easy to find in the port area. ^ of us in a nice van with a knowledgable guide/driver. Would recommend them 100%. Did the Lake Myvatan tour aand had time to do the...More

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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!

Thank Benjamin T
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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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jonlim17
4 February 2017|
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Response from ZafirahRed | Reviewed this property |
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
3 December 2015|
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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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