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Heck of a last day!!

My husband and I spent our last hours in Iceland with Ýmir, and we wouldn't've had it any other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan M
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Ohio
A little sneak peek

Ýmir invited us for a rough preview of his upcoming gourmet walking tour in June that may as of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rattlehead74
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Vancouver, Canada
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Our two most popular tours are : Reykjavik Gourmet Walking Tour (4 hours of FOOD & FUN... and drinks ;)) & Gourmet Golden Circle Tour (8 hours). Our tours are for CURIOUS, ADVENTUROUS, NATURE- AND FUN LOVING FOODIES ONLY. We always include secret...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent our last hours in Iceland with Ýmir, and we wouldn't've had it any other way. Ýmir is very good at reading people and easy to be with. He has terrific connections, good ideas about food and drink, and a warm...More

Thank Jan M
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cleveland here I come !!! :) - TAKK for the beautiful words and review ! <3 The fantastic two of you sure made "the feeder" happy ;) - Very happy also to see that you liked my "pimped up new version" of Reykjavik Gourmet Walking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ýmir invited us for a rough preview of his upcoming gourmet walking tour in June that may as of this writing already be offered. We were very honoured to be part of this preview of his work in progress. To keep things under wraps as...More

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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

MY favourite fellow FOODIE experts ! TAKK for the review and the beautiful words <3 - As you truly count as professional food - travellers I am so honoured that you liked my trial tour ! ... I am happy to tell you that next...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My pregnant wife and I had an amazing time touring the Golden Circle with Ymir. Ymir is passionate about Iceland, makes sure his guests are fed/served amazing food and beverages and to personalize the trip as much as possible. He gives great recommendations. It was...More

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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words :) <3 You are truly right - NIceland is very expensive at the moment (currency fluctuates a lot) but as one of our fellow travellers described our tours : "They cost a lot of money but they are not expensive"...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We had such an awesome time while we did the food walk. Tried exzellent food, we would have never gone there without Ymir. This was great fun, thanks for the funny and nice talks and walks. It was a pleasure for us to also meet...More

Thank Heiko D
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words ! :) Me and Hebba will be here for you next time you visit NIceland and be sure to know that we are ALWAYS updating our Reykjavik Gourmet Walking tour so get ready for something new ;) ... Tough job...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Ymir and Hebba are exactly the kinds of people you want to connect with when visiting Iceland. Knowledgeable, passionate, charming and generous in sharing all those things, time spent with them is time well spent. Can’t wait to return.

Thank Caplansky
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Takk for the beautiful words :) <3 Easy to be good hosts when you get only GREAT guests ! We enjoyed the time with you and really look forward to meet & EAT again ;) LUV from NIceland, Ýmir & Hebba

Reviewed June 4, 2018

If you love food and exclusivity, this is the trip for you. Ymir went above and beyond for our family of 6 (4 people in their 20's/30's, 2 in their 60's). We were introduced to culinary experiences we would have never discovered on our own....More

Thank Erik J
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Takk ! <3 for the beautiful words - Loved every minute with you fun loving foodie family :) Wishing you nothing but LUCK & LOVE in "this thing called life" <3 LUV from NIceland, Ýmir & Hebba

Reviewed March 23, 2018

During our third trip to Iceland, it was a rainy week. The Saturday before returning home, we did the Private Gourmet Tour with Ymir. Not surprising, it did not rain that day! Starting out having a great breakfast in the car consisting of fresh bakery...More

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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Dear friends ! We (me and Hebba) are the lucky ones to have gained friends like you :) Thank you for the beautiful words and we look forward to our next reunion ! Until then - keep on shining, smiling and dancing like you do...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018

What can I write about the 2 tours we made with Ymir, i.e. the walk in Reykjavik and Golden Circle. May be first, it is not the cheapest activity, but clearly worth every Cent. Ymir is first of all one of the most likeable persons...More

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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Dear FRIENDS ! It is not just a feeling - you ARE friends ! :) Life is short and we all have in common that we are going to have FUN during our stay here... and we sure did have FUN :) Wishing the two...More

Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Straight from meeting Ymir on a sunny but cold afternoon, we knew that this tour would be special. And it really was. Ymir is a warm and friendly person who has a real depth of knowledge about all things Icelandic, ranging from Norse mythology to...More

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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words ! <3 It sure was sunny but cold indeed ... BUT it takes at least two to Tango and we sure did dance ! Thank you for the dance ;) and I wish the two of you nothing but LUCK...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Wow.... just wow!! We knew from first email contact this was going to be good and Ymir was the man for the job. We did both the Golden Circle & Gourmet food tour and we did not go hungry. Amazing food, fabulous company and a...More

1  Thank Hayley D
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words :) <3 - I TOLD you that my Þór neckless would take care of business for us all ;) Thank you for a great time - Wish the beautiful two of you nothing but LUCK & LOVE "in this thing...More

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Nancy S
July 17, 2018|
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Response from Ýmir A | Property representative |
Dear Nancy I am happy to confirm that we very often have people on the tour that are vegetarians, pescatarians etc... and so far EVERYONE has left with a BIG SMILE :) Both our Reykjavik Gourmet Walk (4 hours of food & FUN... More
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paharlen
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Ýmir A | Property representative |
Dear Peggy What e mail are you sending to ? :/ My e mail is ymir@magicaliceland.is and you can also use ymir@myreykjavik.is I look forward to receiving your mail and will send you all the details :) Gourmet easter... More
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Bruce M
April 12, 2017|
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Dear Bruce Thank you for the question - I am both humble and happy to see if I can make sure that your adventure in NIceland will be just a little better than perfect ;) The Gourmet Welcome Walking Tour (for 2 people) is 3... More
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