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Icelandic Mountain Guides is Iceland's premier adventure tour operator. The company was established in 1994 by four young outdoor enthusiasts with a passion for nature, travel and environmental advocacy. These pioneers aimed to introduce the wonders...more
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great hike on the Falljokull glacier. We did the blue ice hike, which was rated as easy, and it was. Very enjoyable. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The route up was interesting, past crevasses and moulins. We then went on a rib...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a 5 day bespoke trip with 'Level 1 walking', led by Greta Gudjonsdottir, booked from the UK. It took in the Golden Circle, including Geysir, the Althing historic site and waterfalls, and took us on to the Skaftafell area, glaciers, glacial pools, lava...More

Thank jba619
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well going through a lava cave is pretty dang cool. Unsurprisingly dark, but still extremely beautiful and fun. We had Harald as our tour guide and he was hilarious as well as very informative about what exactly you're looking at down there. I would suggest...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did this hike with Hendrix who was a great guide. It was very fun and he made sure we were comfortable and safe. An exhilarating experience.More

Thank Cheryl M
IMGMountainGuides, Guest Relations Manager at Icelandic Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Cheryl thanks for taking the time to review Icelandic Mountain Guides. We are very pleased to hear how mich you enjoyed your tour with Hendrik, and how safe you felt on the tour, we always make sure safety is paramount on the glacier, giving...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the glacier hike with this company as part of a tour group and it was fabulous. I was a little apprehensive as to what we were in for but the guides were easy going and friendly. Told us what to do with the...More

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 1 week ago

As enthusiastic long-time backpackers we were intrigued by Iceland but somewhat intimidated by not knowing the country and its difficult-to-pronounce locales. Icelandic Mountain Guides was the only company that seemed knowledgeable about options beyond hut to hut hiking the Laugavegur (which is stunning by all...More

Thank Sightseer675567
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thomas Manoury, Guide Judah Rose USA September 3, 2018 “I have never been on the hike, but the guides are always fighting about who gets to go on it”, said the Icelandic Mountain Guides representative. “We can arrange for you to speak with a guide”....More

Thank 741jrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I did the Ice Climbing day tour which left from Skaftafell national park. We ended up being the only two people on the tour! Our excellent guide, Rowan, absolutely made the day for us! He was a great guide who was equal...More

Thank mmr487
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest, we ended up booking with this company because they weren’t sold out like the other ones we were looking out. At first, that made me nervous thinking why this company wasn’t sold out, but the reviews were great so we went for...More

Thank JEG305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic experience. Totally blown away by the diversity, beauty and uniqueness of the scenery on every day of the trek. We were very lucky with the weather, which was sunny most of the time. Our guide, Ágúst Kristján Steinarrsson‎, was extremely organised but easy-going,...More

Thank Amanda S
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Chandra X
26 June 2018|
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Response from IMGMountainGuides | Property representative |
Hi Chandra, Yes as Kim T so kindly answered you can send us an email to info@mountainguides.is with your details and we will be able to assist you with a private tour. Best regards, Íris
25 April 2018|
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Response from IMGMountainGuides | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for the question. If you have the time, I recommend stopping in Skaftafell. The surroundings are stunning and the area is part of Vatnajökull National Park (Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður).
17 March 2018|
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Response from IMGMountainGuides | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for the questions. I can of course recommend our hiking tours. Icelandic Mountain Guides offer a wide variety of hiking tours both in huts and camping. We have scheduled departures and you can also... More