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Go West - Day Tours

Kambsvegur 35, Reykjavik 104, Iceland
+354 695 99995
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Amazing memory

Although the sensational feeling during the hike and on top of the mountain can't be described, two... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Erwin S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Crown was innaccessible - the outing unforgettable

Jon Joel provided top equipment and expert guiding, however the weather was terrible that day and... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
Eric P
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Go West offers you to experience Iceland in an eco-friendly way and give you opportunity to connect with people, nature and culture in a sustainable manner. The Breiðafjörður area, West Iceland is our speciality.
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Kambsvegur 35, Reykjavik 104, Iceland
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Although the sensational feeling during the hike and on top of the mountain can't be described, two words comes to my mind: stunning and memorable. Jon Joel is a great mountaineer and guide with enormous respect for the mountain and its environment. The hik was...More

Thank Erwin S
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Jon Joel provided top equipment and expert guiding, however the weather was terrible that day and we didn't make the summit. We did have a blast though, through fog, deep wet snow and vertical rain. To be fair, we had been told the forecast was...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic time with Jon Joel. We made it to the summit of the glacier and had amazing views! I would highly recommend booking a glacier hike with Go West.

Thank Marie T
Reviewed May 6, 2017

A friend saw this tour online and decided to book it as part of our iceland adventure. No regrets! Definitely became one of the highlights of our trip! Jon was a fantastic guide. Learning about his invested effort in protecting the environment was inspiring for...More

Thank touya2902
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We spent 3 days with Go West (Jon Joel Einarson) on a tailor-made tour of Snaefellsness starting and finishing in Reykjavik. Jon Joel had a lot of email contact with us in advance and put together a really good itinerary. Snaefellsness is an amazing place...More

Thank jmacboll
Reviewed April 19, 2017

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed the hike with our Guide, Jon! Jon was so patient with us although we were slow and required frequent rest breaks. My friends and I were also inspired by Jon's passion for environmental causes. Makes us want to make...More

1  Thank jannah k
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Go West! was excellent! Jon (the owner) contacted us beforehand to update us about the weather (poor weather forecast on the day we were planning to go for our hike) and gave us suggestions on better dates to do the tour. On the day of...More

1  Thank Youknees23
Reviewed April 6, 2017

My self and my boyfriend recently went with Go West! on the 'touching the crown' Snæfellsjökull hike which I couldn't recommend enough! We were taken by Jon, the owner of the business who was a wonderful guide. He shared lots of local knowledge, sorting us...More

Thank L_Newport90
Reviewed March 3, 2017

We had an outstanding hike up to the Snaefellsnes glacier with Jon Joel! The day started out sunny with vistas of the snow covered mountains and the ocean, but the blowing snow soon obscured our sight and we could only see a few feet in...More

Thank terramariahf
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We contacted Go West at the last minute to see if we could schedule a hike of the Snæfellsjökull. Go West was able to quickly respond to our email and we booked our tour right then and there. We met Jon in Arnastapi at first...More

Thank Scott D
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Sylvie G
March 14, 2015|
Response from GoWest_Iceland | Property representative |
Hi Sylvie The main difference between those two hikes is that you hike up to the verge of the glacier and you "touch the crown" or you hike to the summit and you "wear the crown". :) You see, the melting from April to June... More