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Mountain Excursion

| ., Vik 871, Iceland
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One of the Best Things we did in Iceland

Highly recommend this tour. Our driver/guide (Ingo) was friendly, knowledgeable and funny... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
virginian9
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Newport News, Virginia
Fantastic, personalized glacier tour, high point of our holiday!

We are a family of 4 with 2 teenagers and went with Johann onto the Solheimajokull glacier for one... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
Clare B
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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SuperTruck tours Glacier walk Ice climbing Mountain hiking Local Guide
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  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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| ., Vik 871, Iceland
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Highly recommend this tour. Our driver/guide (Ingo) was friendly, knowledgeable and funny. Sixteen seat vehicle was comfortable (you do need to wear your seat belt). We made two stops to experience the landscape (reminded us of photos of the moon) and the glacier. We walked...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

We are a family of 4 with 2 teenagers and went with Johann onto the Solheimajokull glacier for one of his tours. It was easy to book online and we paid afterwards back at the Volcano Hotel. Our experience was so personal compared to one...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Mountain excursions was the best tour I've ever been on and THE highlight during our trip to Iceland. Johann was our tour guide, and we couldn't have asked for a more experienced or nicer person to show us Iceland. For three days, Johann (and his...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 4 with 2 teens and loved our glacier walk tour with Ingo. He took us out after all the other tour groups had left so we had the glacier to ourselves. This tour was the highlight of our trip. Ingo...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Absolutely incredible glacier walk. Johann, the owner and our guide was informative, funny and great with us and our two children. Highly recommend, we had the best time ever!!

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

I second Holly's review. We were part of her group and could not have been more satisfied. My daughter, age 8, was the youngest member of our group, and I cannot say enough about how attentive Yohan was to her! If you are looking for...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic morning Glacier hike with our group of 12, including 6 kids ages 8-13. We appreciate Johann's offering to reschedule on a very rainy windy day and ended up with amazing blue skies! We learned a lot, they were great with the...More

Thank Holly S
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MountainExcursion, Owner at Mountain Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you for your review Holly :) It was great to be able to reschedule the tour for you over to the sunny next day. We do what we can to make your experience as pleasant as possible. It was great to see the children...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

We opted to do both of the tours offered through Mountian Excursions, and enjoyed them immensely! We began the day very early with our volcano tour, and loved the fabulous scenery as well as the information we learned (though maybe the cheesy Katla recorded story...More

1  Thank Jessica K
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MountainExcursion, Owner at Mountain Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you for your review Jessica I´m glad you enjoyed your tour so much :) Also good to hear that Ingó was doing good job, I´m lucky to have him working with me this summer, he is a funny guy :) You are mostly right...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

This glacier tour was the highlight of our four days in Iceland. We felt so safe with Ingo and loved finally having some one on one time with an Icelander. The glacier was majestic beyond words and learning from Ingo was both super fun and...More

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MountainExcursion, Owner at Mountain Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you for your review Colleen :) I love hearing from people saying our tour was the highlight of their visit. Then we can say our mission is complete :) Ingó is a professional Icelandic Guide, also educated in Wilderness first response. Mountain Excursion only...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017

There were so many highlights of our Iceland trip but this was probably top of the list! From email enquiries till end of the trip, Jóhann was so pleasant and cool about everything. The tour was private, just 4 of us, and we took both...More

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MountainExcursion, Owner at Mountain Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you for your review :) I´m very glad to hear you enjoyed the tour so much. All I can say is Mission complete, because our main goal is to leave happy clients at the end of the tour :) Johann

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Deborah D
May 9, 2018|
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Response from MountainExcursion | Property representative |
Hi ! Thank you for your request. I hope you are talking about March 2019 not 2018. It should be no problem to take you out on a Ice climbing tour in March. Please send me e-mail on johann@volcanohotel.is to book this... More
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Response from lolli30 | Reviewed this property |
The Mountain Excursion SuperJeep tour we took was 23000 ISK per person. There were 6 of us in the SuperJeep with Johann who was an excellent guide. It isn't necessary to stay in the Volcano Hotel, although we did, but the... More
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