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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

One of the main reasons I gave our glacier hike 5 stars was the guide and the team of IMG thus I have to give them 5 stars too. They are proper mountain enthusiasts and ensure you are properly equipped for the hike on the...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I joined Michal Z. and Icelandic Mountain Guides on a private glacier exploration on Sólheimajökull and it was without a doubt the highlight of our weeklong honeymoon in Iceland. Icelandic Mountain Guides has a dedicated structure on-site which made checking in, gear...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oct 22nd my friend and I had a fantastic experience on a glacial hike. Icelandic Mountain Guide Tryggvi ( aka Trig, or Mr T or Ice Tea) was really excellent. Since this is a new activity for most (all?) of us it was a delight...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful experience with the tours I booked through Icelandic Mountain Guides. The excursions were incredible with beautiful sights and activities. Make sure to dress warm! The guides were fabulous as well. They were friendly, really well educated in Iceland's history and country,...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Icelandic Mountain Guides gave our group the most amazing and informative tour we could ever hope for. Our tour guide Helga was friendly, helpful, efficient, and very knowledgeable. We didn’t expect our guide to have a PhD in geology but Helga did, and her explanations...More

Thank swalker10859
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently did the Blue Ice Experience with my mum. We were led by Maja who was absolutely fantastic. She was full of information and very helpful, went above and beyond to make sure we had a good experience. The tour had amazing views and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time on our guided tour--long enough to feel like a real hike, not too long though. Our guide, Elsa was fantastic. She was extremely knowledgeable about the hike, the glacier and life in iceland in general. She had lived in iceland...More

Thank benkinsey7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the “Golden Circle and Magical Nights” tour. Tour guide Tom was very courteous and knowledgeable. All locations were absolute top. Lunch and dinner very good. Bit unlucky concerning weather to view the northern lights. If you want a day tour from Reykjavík, that’s the...More

Thank Vmax8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Blue Ice experience with our 13 and 9 year old sons in October. Pre-booked the 3pm tour, last of the day, and it ended up just the 4 of us with our guide so a private tour. It was an absolutely fantastic...More

Thank petlamb17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was a great experience! The logistics all ran smoothly, such as getting picked up and dropped off. Our tour guide Tina (?) was very lovely and informative. She made the trip relaxing and enjoyable. On the glacier hike she went at an appropriate...More

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Chandra X
June 25, 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
April 24, 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).
March 16, 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