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About Hofn Local Guide
HOFN LOCAL GUIDE operates in the field of slow-adventure walks with a focus on nourishing experience through moderate movement in a beautiful nature, peaceful environment and personal communication with the locals. Dive into the story and culture of this beautiful fishing village and its stunning surroundings, with a guide born and bred in Hofn. Tours offered: Heart of Hofn -village walk. The old ruins of Ægisiða - yoga and mindfulness walk. Customised private hiking tours - slow adventure. Welcome to our home - traditional dinner with the locals. Kayaking in Hornafjördur - moderate paddling and wild life .
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

We did the "welcome to our home" dinner. Hulda gave us a nice overview of traditional icelandic foods and traditions and we ate with her, her husband, son and grandchildren who were visiting. She was so welcoming and and it was nice to be in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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huldalaxdalh, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you so much Joyce, I'm glad you enjoyed your evening. We sure did and my grandchildren were very interested and curious about different languages after "taking part" in our conversation :-)

Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We visited Höfn during our trip around the ring road. This little town did not disappoint. Taking the heart of Höfn tour was an incredible taste of history from someone that was born and raised there. For Hulda, our guide, this tour is not just...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AndrewDM18
huldalaxdalh, Owner at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Thank you Andrew for your kind words. It was a pleasure sharing my village with your and Jasmine. I'm glad you enjoyed our walk and were pleased with the food. BRG. Hulda

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I was, with a group of young people staying in Iceland. We had the honor to visit Höfn with Hulda. What a better guide than a native to appreciate the history of the city. You can go there with your eyes closed !!! One more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words Mourad. I enjoyed being with your group, always a pleasure being among young people.

Reviewed September 11, 2018

My partner and I visited Hulda's home for a local Icelandic dinner last week, and we loved the experience! Hulda was warm and friendly, and she offered a presentation that went into detail about Icelandic food, weaving in culture and history and ecology the whole...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you so much for your comment. It was a pleasure meeting you and I enjoyed our conversation a lot.

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Hulda and how wonderful our day with her was! We booked both the Hofn tour and dinner with Hulda and her husband - both were fantastic and truly the highlight of our Iceland trip! Hulda is knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you so much for your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed out day together, I suitably did.

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Very warm and friendly welcome from the guide. We enjoyed to see some real local lifestyle and hear stories. Plus, delicious soup! Recommend for anyone who longs for perspective to Icelandic life.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PasiLiimatainen
Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you Pasi. I enjoyed very much hiking with you and your son.

Reviewed May 29, 2018

We were on a trip with a group and had a great round about with Hulda Laxdal and she is a fantastic guide telling the local history and how the willage was build op. Highly recommencement

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank svava2018
Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you Svava, it was a pleasure walking with you.

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Hulda did a great job of introducing the nature and history of the town in a personal way with a nice breathing exercise included.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Helgi S
ferdalangurhulda780, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Thank you Helgi for your review and your group's singing, it was great! It was a pleasure guiding you guys through Höfn.

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I was in Hofn on a meeting and as a part of our social program we were invited on a walking tour in Hofn. The guide told us interesting stories about some of the houses and she is very good. Totally recommend that you do...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you for joining the Höfn Local Guide tour Sigríður, I'm glad you liked it :-)

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely lovely tour. Beautifull nature and good food paired with Hulda’s amazing ability to tell you about the history and nature of the area, were you leave feeling a conection with the place we were walking through. Highly reccomend for a unique and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Arndís K
Hulda Laxdal H, Manager at Hofn Local Guide, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you Arndís for participating in Höfn Local Guide walking tour, I totally enjoyed walking with you and your group.

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