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Welcome to the official blog of Icelandic Mountain Guides, Iceland's trusted outdoor adventure company, offering a great selection of guided tours.  Here you can learn more about Iceland's beautiful nature, travel tips and all sorts of useful information to help you make the most of your time in Iceland. Cheers!

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How to be a Responsible Tourist in Iceland

Before we say anything else, we want you to have a wonderful time in Iceland. We want you to feel the invigorating wind and experience the awesome, raw nature. We want Iceland to move you, deeply.. This...

Travelling in Iceland as a Vegetarian or Vegan

This one goes out to all you veggies and vegans out there, specifically the ones that had the bright idea to come to Iceland. Have you ever wondered what it might be like to travel to Iceland AND find all...

Cross-Country Skiing and Ski Touring: Whats the Difference?

What is the difference between cross-country skiing and ski touring? To help clear things up, we are laying it all out, so you know what and how for each; the “where” is already settled: it’s Iceland! Ski...

5 Reasons Why Laugavegur is the Most Popular Trek in Iceland

You come to Iceland with adventure in your heart and a longing to experience parts of the world unique and unknown to most. You crave the untouched, uncommon and rare. The spirit of adventure is one trait us...

The Importance of Accommodation

Trends come and go, and amongst them are destinations that are rushed with people as everyone seeks out the “dream vacation” or “ultimate adventure”. Currently, and for much of the foreseeable future,...

Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)

When can you see the Northern Lights? The Aurora Borealis, meaning “dawn of the north,” are beautiful lights that dance across the northern sky of Iceland. The Northern Lights are visible in Iceland are...

Iceland’s Top Attractions Part I

The country of Iceland may be very small compared to others but it has a lot to offer the people who come to visit. No matter the season or the weather, you can always find something to do in Iceland and we...