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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did the glacier walk and ice climbing tour with Chris and he was a wonderful guide. He gave us an introduction to ice climbing and showed us exactly what to do. Super patient and I felt safe with him. Built up to a climb where...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our glacier walk from Reykjavík was my favorite thing I did in Iceland. We started in the morning with Sölvi, our guide, driving us out of Reykjavík and into the countryside. Total driving time was about 2 hours each way, and Sölvi filled the time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thanks Solvi .... our wonderful tour guide!!! I had a wonderful Iceland tour on December 5th... thanks much. I’m so tired when I came back from the tour but I felt definitely satisfied!! And I learned more about Iceland rather than just a word. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only was it an amazing hicking and ice climbing trip but a once in a lifetime experience. Our guides where brilliant: Solvi with his bigger than life personality full of usefull information about anything Icelantic. From the first settlers to where to eat while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be the only ones on the lava cave tour that day, so it was like a private tour ! The lava tunnel is like nothing I have ever experienced before, just the thought that lava had flowed through were we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JulianPerrott
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started the hike with all the gear on and it was an unpaved road. Our bus left us 40 min away from the actual glacier hike spot. I saw other tour buses leaving much further ahead near the glacier so that you can actually...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank josephine_26j
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Solvi for our 3 day 2 night Northern Lights and Glacier Getaway tour over Thanksgiving week. He is a great guide, from Iceland so very knowledgeable about the history, geology, culture etc of the area we saw. He was very enthusiastic, he clearly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GlMcH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were all really friendly. After having our crampons fitted to size etc we hopped in a bus and 15 minutes later were at the glacier. I'd never been to one before so wasn't really sure what it'd be like other than a huge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jared G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Icelandic mountain guides cancelled my excursion the evening before we were due to go. This left us no time at all to reschedule or plan something else, wasting a day in Iceland. There reason was that there was no access to the glacier because of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy D
IMGMountainGuides, Director of Sales at Icelandic Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Andy D and thank you for the review. I am sorry to hear that you did not have a chance to reschedule for another day. We were unable to operate our glacier walks last Sunday and Monday following a heavy rain storm that washed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to express my absolute thankfulness that Hurley was the guide for my family’s glacier hike. Not only was he cheerful and attentive to everyone’s goal to have a fun, safe and memorable experience, he gave me something extra. While climbing, I lost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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IMGMountainGuides, Guest Relations Manager at Icelandic Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for reviewing Icelandic Mountain Guides. Safety is paramount on the ice and our guides are trained to deal with all scenarios. We are glad that you were taking down safely and still had an enjoyable tour. We will of course pass on...More

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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