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Reykjavik: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Reykjavik: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

A modern, trendy and forward-looking city that is at the same time rooted in nature, Reykjavik offers the best of both worlds and is a magical place to visit. Your 24 or 48-hour ticket gives you access to the city on a hop-on hop-off tour with on-board multi-lingual commentary. Mount Esja keeps lookout over this northernmost capital, and on a sunny day the mystical Snaefellsjokull glacier appears crystal-like and baby-blue on the western horizon. Take in sites such as the Reykjavik harbor, the Town Hall, the National Gallery of Iceland, the Pearl Hallsgrimschurch, and the Laugardalur thermal pools and spa. Tour Stops: 1- Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre 2- The Old Harbour 3 - Reykjavik Maritime Museum 4 - Whales of Iceland 5 - National Museum 6 - Laekjargata 7 - Laugavegur Shopping Street 8 - Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir 9 - Hallgrimskirkja 10 - BSI Bus Terminal 11 - Perlan 12 - Kringlan Shopping Centre 13 - Hilton Reykjavik Nordica 14 - Laugardalur Valley 15 - Skarfabakki Harbour (summer only) 16 - Hofdi House

Reykjavík: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Perlan Museum Entry Ticket

Reykjavík: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Perlan Museum Entry Ticket

Explore Reykjavík City at your own pace on the Hop on Hop off bus. With the best of both worlds; a modern trendy and forward-looking city whilst at the same time being close to its unspoiled nature, Reykjavík truly is a magical place to behold. At the Perlan Museum artist and technologists have joined forces to create a truly remarkable exhibition. Visitors will feel the power of volcanoes and earthquakes. Included is also a ticket to the Northern Lights Expedition and the Ice Cave. The entrance ticket to Perlan is valid on the day that you choose to book.

Reykjavik: Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Viking

Reykjavik: Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Viking

Your crash course in everything Icelandic! Our Reykjavik walking tour is your introduction to our country. It will help you get your bearings and make the most of your stay in Iceland. We recommend it as your first stop in Reykjavik (well, maybe check into your accommodation and drop your bags off first). Our family-friendly tour brings the history of Iceland to life with exciting stories and Icelandic mythology. We’ll visit all of the famous landmarks in the city center, such as Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik Harbour, and Hallgrímskirkja Church (we’ll teach you how to pronounce that), Reykjavik Pond, and the Parliament building. But, we’ll also share hidden, local spots with you like a visit to an Elf home; things you’d miss if you didn’t know what to look for. We want you to feel the unique, friendly atmosphere of our quirky little city, not just to see the most popular tourist attractions. We’ll even have a small lesson on the Icelandic language so you can not only walk with a Viking but talk like one too. We’ll be showing you our favorite places to eat, drink and visit (we also have an intimate knowledge of happy hour deals that we’re happy to share).

Reykjavik: City Walking tour in Small Group with Local Guide

Reykjavik: City Walking tour in Small Group with Local Guide

Find your guide in front of Hallgrímskirkja Church by the statue of Leifur Eiríksson. This is on a hill and the highest ground in Reykjavík, from which you can get an overview of the area. From that point, you will walk downhill. The guide will take you through various streets of Reykjavík, passing by important buildings of great architecture, and will detail their history as you walk by. You’ll get a great introduction to Iceland's history and culture. See the Harpa Concert Hall, beautiful on the inside, which also serves well as a warm stop on cold days which are frequent in Iceland. Continue the walk along the oceanfront before eventually moving to the oldest part where the parliament and city hall is located. We finish the walking tour by the Parliament building in the main square. The walk is Wheelchair accessible and adjustable in bad weather as the small group size ensures we can take shelter in buildings and exhibitions. Make sure you tour with CityWalk Reykjavík for a guaranteed great experience with a local.

Reykjavik: Guided City Walking Tour

Reykjavik: Guided City Walking Tour

We start our city tour at Arnarholl hill, next to the statue of Ingolfur Arnarson, the Norseman considered to be the first settler of Reykjavik. After a brief introduction to Iceland’s early history and few interesting facts on Arnarholl hill itself, we move to another historical spot, Lydveldingsgardurinn (The Republic Park), before heading to the old city centre. We stop by the Parliament, visit the Pond, the city Hall and enjoy a peaceful walk through the narrow streets enclosed between the traditional, colourful dwellings of the olden days…a little oasis, almost hidden behind Reykjavik’s main roads t’s definitely worth drawing our attention to some of the area’s most relevant architectures and their curiosities, before continuing the walk toward the famous Hallgrimskirkja church. We’ll make our way up to the well-known city landmark walking by a picturesque neighbourhood where street arts, beautiful backyards, charming homes, modern and old-fashion, piece together a textbook example of local cityscape. We’ll also visit the interesting sculpture park behind Einar Jonsson’s museum, our last stop before walking back to Arnarholl Hill.

Reykjavik: The Icelandic Sweet Tooth Tour

Reykjavik: The Icelandic Sweet Tooth Tour

The Icelandic Sweet Tooth Tour is a delectable adventure for those who love everything sweet. This guided walking tour of downtown Reykjavik takes you on a journey through some of Iceland's most popular and beloved sweet treats. The bakeries, stores, pastry & candy sampled depend on the season, day, and time each tour is done, but you can be sure we will always enjoy plenty of Icelandic pastries, sweets, and more on our tours. The tour usually begins with a visit to a local bakery where you can sample traditional Icelandic pastries, such as kleina, a deep-fried doughnut-like pastry. You will, of course, learn about the history of these treats and how the bakers themselves make them. Next, you'll visit a specialty shop to indulge in some of the finest Icelandic chocolates. You'll discover the unique flavors and ingredients that make Icelandic chocolate stand out from the rest, such as the use of licorice, birch sugar, and local wild berries. It's worth mentioning that the Icelandic licorice is sweet and mild. The tour also includes visiting a local ice cream parlor to taste some of the creamiest and most delicious ice creams you'll ever try. You can choose from various flavors, including some unique to Iceland, like licorice and possibly skyr, the Icelandic dairy product. Finally, the tour ends with a stop at another famous candy shop where you can indulge in various Icelandic candies and sweets, possibly such as the iconic "Draumur" chocolate bar or the delicious combo of Licorice and chocolate called Þristur. Don’t worry if you don’t like Licorice, we have other options for you, but you might fall in love with this chocolate & licorice combe by the end of our tour together. Throughout the tour, your expert guide will share their knowledge of Icelandic sweets and the country's culinary culture, making this an unforgettable experience for any sweet tooth. The City center of Reykjavik has a wealth of great bakeries & artisan stores. With our Reykjavik sweet tooth tour, you can explore the unique Icelandic pastries, candy & ice cream flavors. We will duck into artisan bakeries and specialist gift stores to enjoy some of Iceland’s most delicious sweet treats. Indulge your sweet tooth as you sample some Icelandic specialties like Kleina, the Icelandic doughnut, and Snúður, the unique cinnamon roll, as well as our unique chocolate with licorice and so much more “nammi”, as we call our Icelandic candy. -Always a small group tour with a maximum of 12 people -Receive insider tips and recommendations from your expert guide from Your Friend In Reykjavik. -It's a delicious way to experience the country's unique culture and flavors!

Reykjavík e-Scooter tour with a guide

Reykjavík e-Scooter tour with a guide

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure through the heart of Reykjavík as you glide through the city's vibrant streets on our thrilling 2-hour e-scooter tour. Join our expert guides and explore the captivating beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture of downtown Reykjavík in an eco-friendly and exhilarating way. Our small group sizes ensure a personalized experience, allowing you to interact with our knowledgeable guides and ask questions along the way. We value your comfort and safety, and our guides will provide you with thorough training and guidance on operating the e-scooters, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable ride. Marvel at the iconic landmarks that define Reykjavík's skyline. Cruise past the stunning Hallgrímskirkja church, discover the impressive Harpa Concert Hall, and witness the vibrant streets of Laugavegur, the city's main shopping area. Our expert guides will share fascinating stories and insights about each stop, allowing you to truly connect with the city's past and present. Immerse yourself in the local atmosphere as we explore the charming neighborhoods of downtown Reykjavík. Experience the unique character of the city as we glide through the colorful streets, lined with quaint houses, cozy cafes, and trendy boutiques. From the bustling downtown area to the tranquil waterfront, each neighborhood has its own story to tell. Discover the natural beauty that surrounds Reykjavík, even within the city limits. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Faxaflói Bay, where you might catch a glimpse of seabirds gracefully soaring overhead. As we navigate the city, our guides will also share fascinating facts about Iceland's unique geology and the country's deep connection with nature.

Reykjavik Christmas Walking Tour

Reykjavik Christmas Walking Tour

This Christmas, join Your Friend in Reykjavik for a walking tour through the Christmas lit and festive streets of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. Together we will explore the Icelandic Christmas traditions and discover the 13 Santas of Iceland, their mother, the Troll Grýla that eats naughty children, and finally, the ferocious Christmas Cat. This family-friendly tour brings Icelandic Christmas traditions brought to life with exciting stories and Icelandic folklore. We will also come to know the delicious food and drinks that Iceland considers Christmassy and maybe sample some on our walk. Our meeting point is in Fógetagarðurinn for this Christmas Walking Tour through downtown Reykjavik. First, we admire the Ice skating rink, holiday decorations, and Christmas market stalls at Ingólfur Square. Then we move on to take a look at the famous Oslo Christmas Tree at Austurvollur. While we walk, we will try to find some of the unique Icelandic Yulelads or Santa Clauses hiding around the Reykjavik city center. We make a short visit to a book store to see unique Icelandic Christmas books and discover the love Icelanders have for books, especially during Christmas time. Then it's up to the main shopping street of Reykjavik called Laugavegur, and there we check out the one and only little Christmas store. You can be sure we have some fun surprises along the way. Finally, we walk up the beautiful Skólavörðustígur towards the majestic Hallgrímskirkja church, where we end our wonderful walk together, taking a peek at select stores along the way for Christmas related things. As a bonus to our Christmas Walking Tour, you will get discounts at a couple of Christmas stores, stalls, and even restaurants to make it even more worthwhile to join us. This tour is only operated in December and is also available as a private tour.

The Reykjavik Christmas Food Tour

The Reykjavik Christmas Food Tour

This immersive experience offers a delightful exploration of Iceland's beloved holiday cuisine and beverages under the direction of passionate local guides. Traverse the enchanting streets adorned with twinkling lights as you indulge in succulent smoked lamb, renowned for its robust flavors, alongside the sweet buttery laufabrauð (leaf bread), intricately patterned and fried to crispy perfection. Delve deeper into the culinary delights with samples of special glazed Hamborgarhrygg, iconic reindeer paté, flavorful gravlax, and tangy pickled herring, each dish showcasing the diverse and cherished traditions celebrated during Christmas in Reykjavik. Sip on festive Christmas drinks like Jólaöl, a traditional Icelandic Christmas ale; malt & appelsín, a beloved non-alcoholic Christmas beverage; and Jólaglögg mulled wine, adding a warm and aromatic touch to the holiday experience. We can substitute the Jólaglögg for hot cocoa if you want. Complete your journey with a visit to the charming Little Christmas Store, which offers festive decorations, artisanal crafts, and seasonal treasures, and receive a locally inspired gift to cherish the memories of this joyful excursion. Engage in lively discussions about the history, stories, and cultural significance behind each dish and drink, fostering a deeper appreciation for Icelandic culinary heritage amidst the festive ambiance of Reykjavik's Christmas spirit. Plus, we're happy to accommodate specific dietary needs—just let us know how we can tailor this Christmas experience for you when booking!

Laugavegur Photography Jeep Tour

Laugavegur Photography Jeep Tour

The focus of this tour is on giving you the time to explore the landscape through your lens, visiting various locations in Iceland's highlands to give you diverse range of stunning photo opportunities. To start thee Super Jeep Photography tour, you'll head toward the legendary Hekla volcano or, the Gateway to Hell, as it is sometimes called. From there, continue onward through Dómadalur valley, which leads to Frostastaðavatn and Ljótipollur, lakes. Only a few minutes away is one of the most picturesque stops, Landmannalaugar. This area is one of Iceland’s secret gems with its colorful rhyolite mountains and its geothermal bathing pool bordered by steep black lava fields. After a substantial stop jump back into your super jeep and head to the famous Laugavegur trail. Drive down Reykjadalir valley with its interesting geothermal area. From here you'll see the Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull glaciers emerge. That's a stunning view that you don't want to miss! As you get closer to Road 1 you'll see yet another change in the landscape, as big ice caps come into view as you arrive at Emstrur hut. These magnificent ice sheets offer the perfect panorama. Hopefully as the journey draws to an end you will still have some space left on your memory cards to take your final pictures of Eyjafjallajökull and Þórsmörk valley as seen from the west side of Markarfljótsgljúfur. 

Laugavegur: Our most recommended tours and activities

Reykjavik: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Reykjavik: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

A modern, trendy and forward-looking city that is at the same time rooted in nature, Reykjavik offers the best of both worlds and is a magical place to visit. Your 24 or 48-hour ticket gives you access to the city on a hop-on hop-off tour with on-board multi-lingual commentary. Mount Esja keeps lookout over this northernmost capital, and on a sunny day the mystical Snaefellsjokull glacier appears crystal-like and baby-blue on the western horizon. Take in sites such as the Reykjavik harbor, the Town Hall, the National Gallery of Iceland, the Pearl Hallsgrimschurch, and the Laugardalur thermal pools and spa. Tour Stops: 1- Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre 2- The Old Harbour 3 - Reykjavik Maritime Museum 4 - Whales of Iceland 5 - National Museum 6 - Laekjargata 7 - Laugavegur Shopping Street 8 - Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir 9 - Hallgrimskirkja 10 - BSI Bus Terminal 11 - Perlan 12 - Kringlan Shopping Centre 13 - Hilton Reykjavik Nordica 14 - Laugardalur Valley 15 - Skarfabakki Harbour (summer only) 16 - Hofdi House

Reykjavík: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Perlan Museum Entry Ticket

Reykjavík: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Perlan Museum Entry Ticket

Explore Reykjavík City at your own pace on the Hop on Hop off bus. With the best of both worlds; a modern trendy and forward-looking city whilst at the same time being close to its unspoiled nature, Reykjavík truly is a magical place to behold. At the Perlan Museum artist and technologists have joined forces to create a truly remarkable exhibition. Visitors will feel the power of volcanoes and earthquakes. Included is also a ticket to the Northern Lights Expedition and the Ice Cave. The entrance ticket to Perlan is valid on the day that you choose to book.

Reykjavik: Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Viking

Reykjavik: Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Viking

Your crash course in everything Icelandic! Our Reykjavik walking tour is your introduction to our country. It will help you get your bearings and make the most of your stay in Iceland. We recommend it as your first stop in Reykjavik (well, maybe check into your accommodation and drop your bags off first). Our family-friendly tour brings the history of Iceland to life with exciting stories and Icelandic mythology. We’ll visit all of the famous landmarks in the city center, such as Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik Harbour, and Hallgrímskirkja Church (we’ll teach you how to pronounce that), Reykjavik Pond, and the Parliament building. But, we’ll also share hidden, local spots with you like a visit to an Elf home; things you’d miss if you didn’t know what to look for. We want you to feel the unique, friendly atmosphere of our quirky little city, not just to see the most popular tourist attractions. We’ll even have a small lesson on the Icelandic language so you can not only walk with a Viking but talk like one too. We’ll be showing you our favorite places to eat, drink and visit (we also have an intimate knowledge of happy hour deals that we’re happy to share).

Reykjavik: City Walking tour in Small Group with Local Guide

Reykjavik: City Walking tour in Small Group with Local Guide

Find your guide in front of Hallgrímskirkja Church by the statue of Leifur Eiríksson. This is on a hill and the highest ground in Reykjavík, from which you can get an overview of the area. From that point, you will walk downhill. The guide will take you through various streets of Reykjavík, passing by important buildings of great architecture, and will detail their history as you walk by. You’ll get a great introduction to Iceland's history and culture. See the Harpa Concert Hall, beautiful on the inside, which also serves well as a warm stop on cold days which are frequent in Iceland. Continue the walk along the oceanfront before eventually moving to the oldest part where the parliament and city hall is located. We finish the walking tour by the Parliament building in the main square. The walk is Wheelchair accessible and adjustable in bad weather as the small group size ensures we can take shelter in buildings and exhibitions. Make sure you tour with CityWalk Reykjavík for a guaranteed great experience with a local.

Reykjavik: Guided City Walking Tour

Reykjavik: Guided City Walking Tour

We start our city tour at Arnarholl hill, next to the statue of Ingolfur Arnarson, the Norseman considered to be the first settler of Reykjavik. After a brief introduction to Iceland’s early history and few interesting facts on Arnarholl hill itself, we move to another historical spot, Lydveldingsgardurinn (The Republic Park), before heading to the old city centre. We stop by the Parliament, visit the Pond, the city Hall and enjoy a peaceful walk through the narrow streets enclosed between the traditional, colourful dwellings of the olden days…a little oasis, almost hidden behind Reykjavik’s main roads t’s definitely worth drawing our attention to some of the area’s most relevant architectures and their curiosities, before continuing the walk toward the famous Hallgrimskirkja church. We’ll make our way up to the well-known city landmark walking by a picturesque neighbourhood where street arts, beautiful backyards, charming homes, modern and old-fashion, piece together a textbook example of local cityscape. We’ll also visit the interesting sculpture park behind Einar Jonsson’s museum, our last stop before walking back to Arnarholl Hill.

Reykjavik: The Icelandic Sweet Tooth Tour

Reykjavik: The Icelandic Sweet Tooth Tour

The Icelandic Sweet Tooth Tour is a delectable adventure for those who love everything sweet. This guided walking tour of downtown Reykjavik takes you on a journey through some of Iceland's most popular and beloved sweet treats. The bakeries, stores, pastry & candy sampled depend on the season, day, and time each tour is done, but you can be sure we will always enjoy plenty of Icelandic pastries, sweets, and more on our tours. The tour usually begins with a visit to a local bakery where you can sample traditional Icelandic pastries, such as kleina, a deep-fried doughnut-like pastry. You will, of course, learn about the history of these treats and how the bakers themselves make them. Next, you'll visit a specialty shop to indulge in some of the finest Icelandic chocolates. You'll discover the unique flavors and ingredients that make Icelandic chocolate stand out from the rest, such as the use of licorice, birch sugar, and local wild berries. It's worth mentioning that the Icelandic licorice is sweet and mild. The tour also includes visiting a local ice cream parlor to taste some of the creamiest and most delicious ice creams you'll ever try. You can choose from various flavors, including some unique to Iceland, like licorice and possibly skyr, the Icelandic dairy product. Finally, the tour ends with a stop at another famous candy shop where you can indulge in various Icelandic candies and sweets, possibly such as the iconic "Draumur" chocolate bar or the delicious combo of Licorice and chocolate called Þristur. Don’t worry if you don’t like Licorice, we have other options for you, but you might fall in love with this chocolate & licorice combe by the end of our tour together. Throughout the tour, your expert guide will share their knowledge of Icelandic sweets and the country's culinary culture, making this an unforgettable experience for any sweet tooth. The City center of Reykjavik has a wealth of great bakeries & artisan stores. With our Reykjavik sweet tooth tour, you can explore the unique Icelandic pastries, candy & ice cream flavors. We will duck into artisan bakeries and specialist gift stores to enjoy some of Iceland’s most delicious sweet treats. Indulge your sweet tooth as you sample some Icelandic specialties like Kleina, the Icelandic doughnut, and Snúður, the unique cinnamon roll, as well as our unique chocolate with licorice and so much more “nammi”, as we call our Icelandic candy. -Always a small group tour with a maximum of 12 people -Receive insider tips and recommendations from your expert guide from Your Friend In Reykjavik. -It's a delicious way to experience the country's unique culture and flavors!

Reykjavík e-Scooter tour with a guide

Reykjavík e-Scooter tour with a guide

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure through the heart of Reykjavík as you glide through the city's vibrant streets on our thrilling 2-hour e-scooter tour. Join our expert guides and explore the captivating beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture of downtown Reykjavík in an eco-friendly and exhilarating way. Our small group sizes ensure a personalized experience, allowing you to interact with our knowledgeable guides and ask questions along the way. We value your comfort and safety, and our guides will provide you with thorough training and guidance on operating the e-scooters, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable ride. Marvel at the iconic landmarks that define Reykjavík's skyline. Cruise past the stunning Hallgrímskirkja church, discover the impressive Harpa Concert Hall, and witness the vibrant streets of Laugavegur, the city's main shopping area. Our expert guides will share fascinating stories and insights about each stop, allowing you to truly connect with the city's past and present. Immerse yourself in the local atmosphere as we explore the charming neighborhoods of downtown Reykjavík. Experience the unique character of the city as we glide through the colorful streets, lined with quaint houses, cozy cafes, and trendy boutiques. From the bustling downtown area to the tranquil waterfront, each neighborhood has its own story to tell. Discover the natural beauty that surrounds Reykjavík, even within the city limits. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Faxaflói Bay, where you might catch a glimpse of seabirds gracefully soaring overhead. As we navigate the city, our guides will also share fascinating facts about Iceland's unique geology and the country's deep connection with nature.

Reykjavik Christmas Walking Tour

Reykjavik Christmas Walking Tour

This Christmas, join Your Friend in Reykjavik for a walking tour through the Christmas lit and festive streets of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. Together we will explore the Icelandic Christmas traditions and discover the 13 Santas of Iceland, their mother, the Troll Grýla that eats naughty children, and finally, the ferocious Christmas Cat. This family-friendly tour brings Icelandic Christmas traditions brought to life with exciting stories and Icelandic folklore. We will also come to know the delicious food and drinks that Iceland considers Christmassy and maybe sample some on our walk. Our meeting point is in Fógetagarðurinn for this Christmas Walking Tour through downtown Reykjavik. First, we admire the Ice skating rink, holiday decorations, and Christmas market stalls at Ingólfur Square. Then we move on to take a look at the famous Oslo Christmas Tree at Austurvollur. While we walk, we will try to find some of the unique Icelandic Yulelads or Santa Clauses hiding around the Reykjavik city center. We make a short visit to a book store to see unique Icelandic Christmas books and discover the love Icelanders have for books, especially during Christmas time. Then it's up to the main shopping street of Reykjavik called Laugavegur, and there we check out the one and only little Christmas store. You can be sure we have some fun surprises along the way. Finally, we walk up the beautiful Skólavörðustígur towards the majestic Hallgrímskirkja church, where we end our wonderful walk together, taking a peek at select stores along the way for Christmas related things. As a bonus to our Christmas Walking Tour, you will get discounts at a couple of Christmas stores, stalls, and even restaurants to make it even more worthwhile to join us. This tour is only operated in December and is also available as a private tour.

The Reykjavik Christmas Food Tour

The Reykjavik Christmas Food Tour

This immersive experience offers a delightful exploration of Iceland's beloved holiday cuisine and beverages under the direction of passionate local guides. Traverse the enchanting streets adorned with twinkling lights as you indulge in succulent smoked lamb, renowned for its robust flavors, alongside the sweet buttery laufabrauð (leaf bread), intricately patterned and fried to crispy perfection. Delve deeper into the culinary delights with samples of special glazed Hamborgarhrygg, iconic reindeer paté, flavorful gravlax, and tangy pickled herring, each dish showcasing the diverse and cherished traditions celebrated during Christmas in Reykjavik. Sip on festive Christmas drinks like Jólaöl, a traditional Icelandic Christmas ale; malt & appelsín, a beloved non-alcoholic Christmas beverage; and Jólaglögg mulled wine, adding a warm and aromatic touch to the holiday experience. We can substitute the Jólaglögg for hot cocoa if you want. Complete your journey with a visit to the charming Little Christmas Store, which offers festive decorations, artisanal crafts, and seasonal treasures, and receive a locally inspired gift to cherish the memories of this joyful excursion. Engage in lively discussions about the history, stories, and cultural significance behind each dish and drink, fostering a deeper appreciation for Icelandic culinary heritage amidst the festive ambiance of Reykjavik's Christmas spirit. Plus, we're happy to accommodate specific dietary needs—just let us know how we can tailor this Christmas experience for you when booking!

Laugavegur Photography Jeep Tour

Laugavegur Photography Jeep Tour

The focus of this tour is on giving you the time to explore the landscape through your lens, visiting various locations in Iceland's highlands to give you diverse range of stunning photo opportunities. To start thee Super Jeep Photography tour, you'll head toward the legendary Hekla volcano or, the Gateway to Hell, as it is sometimes called. From there, continue onward through Dómadalur valley, which leads to Frostastaðavatn and Ljótipollur, lakes. Only a few minutes away is one of the most picturesque stops, Landmannalaugar. This area is one of Iceland’s secret gems with its colorful rhyolite mountains and its geothermal bathing pool bordered by steep black lava fields. After a substantial stop jump back into your super jeep and head to the famous Laugavegur trail. Drive down Reykjadalir valley with its interesting geothermal area. From here you'll see the Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull glaciers emerge. That's a stunning view that you don't want to miss! As you get closer to Road 1 you'll see yet another change in the landscape, as big ice caps come into view as you arrive at Emstrur hut. These magnificent ice sheets offer the perfect panorama. Hopefully as the journey draws to an end you will still have some space left on your memory cards to take your final pictures of Eyjafjallajökull and Þórsmörk valley as seen from the west side of Markarfljótsgljúfur. 

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(86 reviews)

This is a must for anyone new to the city! Luca was the best! He was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the city and country and shared a lot of interesting facts. We saw so much in our 3 hours! And after the tour Luca sent us a list of restaurants, breweries and other attractions he thought we might enjoy. What s bonus!

Tour was excellent, well-paced. Luca knew everything, and was eager to share his knowledge. Very friendly and personable.

The Perlan Museum is absolutely worth seeing, especially if you only have a little time to spend there.

Very good informative tour through Reykjavik. Reykjavik is worth a visit!

it was a really nice tour with an amazing view of Reykjavik