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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.
Akureyri, Iceland
+354 896 3569
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Unfortunately our Game of Thrones Tour (which is far from being cheap) started with a no-show by the travel company at the designated time. Our hotel called them and were advised that they would pick up at 10 and not 9 am which was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry H
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We booked the Game of Thrones Tour and were absolutely amazed. Of course you can do some research and explore the certain area where you think they filmed on your own... But with this tour you get to learn so much more. Our lovely tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yggdrasil1990
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We were on Holland America Zuiderdam, and we were fortunate to have Christian as our guide for the day. 1 hour at the baths. About 45 minutes at the waterfall. Quaint Christmas House. Other stops with different and beautiful scenery everywhere , and excellent narration...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SmokeyMtn
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The combo tour was outstanding. The company tailored the trip so we didn't miss the ship sailing time (just ask them if it is not clear). Also the guides were brilliant especially when talking about living on a farm and the hazards of giving birth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peter f
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We had a fabulous day with The Traveling Viking shore excursion visiting the Godafoss waterfall, Laufas, Christmas House and finally Kaffe Ku. We were very lucky on this small group tour that each site that we visited we were able to be there just before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We picked up this tour at the Tourist Information office as our ship was berthed at Akureyri. From the start our guide Dagny and driver Joi were excellent.Dagny was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. The tour lasted about 6 hours and we finished...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

My girlfriend and I docked in Akureyri for an eight hour stop on the Marella Discovery's Fire and Ice cruise. Despite some confusion (on our part) about the pickup location, our tour guide Dajný was able to find us for our tour combining Goðafoss and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

This trip to the Myvatn Nature Baths was well work the ride from Akureyri. This location is not as popular as the geothermal baths in Reykjavik, but as enjoyable without the hype. It was part of a combo tour visiting a 'falls' on the way....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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February 4, 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.
Mike G
December 3, 2015|
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Response from Jondinn | Property representative |
Hello Mike Our tours are from Akureyri 45 min flight north from Reykjavik, but we do offer free hotel/airport pickup in Akureyri.