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    • Icelandic Travel Industry Association’s Education Award
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    • Icelandair Pioneer Award
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"Great private glacier tour"

My family of 5 (including children aged 14, 16, and 18) did a private 3 hour glacier tour with this company. The operation was smoothly run. We were outfitted with crampons and ice hacks and led up the glacier. Our guide, Helga, was excellent and very more

Reviewed by LSM China, USA - June 2016 Adventure

"Laugavegur‡ trail with IMG: just out of this world!"

I went on this hike recently with my daughter: it was just a fantastic experience!..Our guide for this trek, Selma, was outstanding in every way, and I think this sentiment was shared by everyone in our group. Her knowledge of the geology, the wildlife, the attractions and sites along the trail, and Icelandic customs and lore, really added to the experience, not to mention her skill as a tour guide. She knew the trail inside and out, was always patient with the group, always had something interesting to tell us, and never let any stragglers get left behind...I'd give it six stars if I could.

Reviewed by James W, USA - July 2017 Adventure

"Excellent Guiding & Small Group - Golden Circle & Magical Nights"

It's my mantra that great guiding makes a great trip. It's especially hard to find great guides in places that are experiencing an explosion of tourism popularity, the way Iceland is right now. It's also hard to find a tour during a short stay that covers a lot of ground but still feels like an authentic experience. It's easy enough to find a bus tour to take you on the Golden Circle in Iceland, or to go out looking for the northern lights in your rental car, but it's much harder to find an excellent guide and a small group tour that allows you to have an immersive, personal experience in a short time. You get what you pay for...and in this case, Icelandic Mountain Guides GCMN tour was well worth every penny!

Reviewed by familygoBoston, USA - February 2018 Adventure

"lava caves, icelandic horses and glaciers"

I did these tours while I was scouting Iceland for future group trips for my university and I found the people with Icelandic Mountain Guides to be exactly what we are looking for.

On both of our tours (Lava Caves, Horses and Glaciers) the guides (Margaret and Hendrik) were very knowledgeable and added a wealth of information to the more

Reviewed by Mark W, USA - June 2016 Adventure

"Hrútsfjallstindar Peaks"

Hiked in the Hrútsfjallstindar Peaks. Wanted to do the highest peak but they convinced me to do Hrútsfjallstindar Peaks. Good call. Great views all of the way up. It is an eight hour ascent in good weather so not your average day trip. But if you are trained and moderately experienced well worth more

Reviewed by mof1, USA - June 2016 Adventure

"Great geology, hiking, bathing and guiding"

Our three-generation party went on Icelandic Mountain Guide's Lava Cave and Hot Springs hike today and we all loved it! Henrick was an outstanding guide. His knowledge is both broad and deep and he was patient and helpful to everyone in our group. Our trek into and through the lava tunnel and cave was more

Reviewed by Mary F, USA - August 2017 Adventure

"Skaftafell Glacier Adventure †Hike‡"

We did a 4 hour glacier adventure hike with Àgúst last week. The tour is a well oiled machine for getting participants outfitted and ready for the hike. This where Àgúst took over. He clearly loved what he did. He educated as we hiked the glacier. We had a great time, learned how to hike a glacier with crampons/ ice axe and came back with awesome pictures and memories despite the rainy more

Reviewed by DocWillard, USA - September 2017 Adventure

"Ice and Fire - only with Mountain Guides!"

Don't hesitate to order one of many fantastic trips with Mountain Guides! They will show you Iceland's best places, and tell you stories you just need to know! We took Ice and Fire trip - from Reykjavik to Hveragerdi's hot more

Reviewed by Klaudyna G, Poland - April 2016 Adventure

"Brilliant day out - Glacier Hike and Northern Lights"

I did the glacier hike and northern lights tour that starts at 11.30am. It was a great day out and our tour guide, Margaret, was brilliant. She was very informative and good more

Reviewed by Ed F, UK - March 2016 Adventure

"Awesome volcanic trek"

I did the Complete Volcanic Trek (IMG386) in late August: 150 km in ten days from Langisjór to Landmannalaugar. It was an amazing trek with a good team of seven girls and three guys for the last part. This hike offers a rich variety of sceneries in remote areas. While it was my fifth time in Iceland, I enjoyed everything: mosses, volcanoes, glaciers, river crossings, black sand and rhyolite more

Reviewed by hohl2017, USA - August 2017 Adventure

"Double the fun!"

We booked with Icelandic Mountain Guides twice while in Iceland. The first was the 5 day Wilderness of Strútur Trail and the second was the Blue Ice Experience out of Skaftafell. They were both fabulous and I would highly recommend them.

Reviewed by PackedNReady2GoAgain - September 2017 Adventure


This day trip with Icelandic Mountain Guides was one of the best days of our week-long trip to Iceland. Our tour guide Siggi (Sigudur Bjarki Olfasson) was unbelievably patient, knowledgeable, funny, and all around incredible. Our expectations were not only met, but surpassed on this day trip, and we owe it to more

Reviewed by enshine, Canada - March 2016 Adventure

"Northern Lights and Ice Cave Adventure"

This 2 day small group tour left from Reykjavik and took us all the way around the southern tip of Iceland and included two glacier treks, one with an ice cave. Our guide Margrit was terrific. We were dealing with about 4 hours of daylight and an incoming storm but she was able to work out the timing to give us a beautiful hike on the glacier and showed us some really cool black more

Reviewed by elephantEngineer, USA - January 2018 Adventure

"Ultimate Iceland - Greenland Trek"

Just spent 11 days on the most amazing adventure with Icelandic Mountain Guides. Part one was the Laugavegur Trek, 5 days of hiking from hut to hut with our guide Greta. The scenery was so beautiful and Greta was an amazing guide, cooking and watching out for 15 of us..: Part two started with a flight to Kulusuk, Greenland. This is where the adventure part started to get more

Reviewed by shellzy2014, USA - August 2017 Adventure

"Take a walk on the ice side"

You need to book this trip!!! I looked over so many different glacier and ice tours before leaving for iceland. I had wanted to see some real blue ice and ice sculptures as it was Iceland after more

Reviewed by Ross T., UK - March 2016 Adventure

"A fantastic tour to the top of Hvannadalshnúkur"

The guide was really good and lead us in a perfect way up to the top. He gave us useful information and pointed out the names of glaciers and other peaks. With a almost perfect weather on the top - we all celebrated together. Thanks to all members in our group.

Reviewed by Per W - June 2017 Adventure

"Complete Highlands 12 Tour"

This was amazing. A great balance of must-see sights and fabulous, longer hikes in the spectacular highlands. We saw it all -- waterfalls, sweeping plains, glaciers, fjords, hot springs, mountains, puffins and even lunched on a volcano, still warm from its last more

Reviewed by Ilsturia, Canada - July 2015 Adventure

      • More reasons to choose Icelandic Mountain Guides

        Welcome to Icelandic Mountain Guides - Iceland Tour Specialists

        Icelandic Mountain Guides (IMG) offers a great selection of Iceland Tours including hiking tours, trekking tours, Iceland horse ridingmountain climbing and mountaineering, Iceland glacier toursice climbing and more - a great idea for your Iceland adventure vacation!


        Our Ice Climbing and Alpine Climbing tours also offer private guides for a tailor-made experience.

        Unique Adventures

        Iceland is the best place in the world to experience the earth's geothermal energy up close and personal.  From volcanoes to hot springs to warm running springs.  Unique and memorable experiences in nature are what IMG does best!  Share an Iceland tour with us!

        Experienced Guides

        Rest assured, our experienced guides have the training to get you there and back safely and satisfied with your Iceland tour experience. Hiking and trekking in Iceland offers vistas and landscapes very rare to this planet. We invite you to come see for yourself.

        We Know How

        We have been servicing clients from many different countries since 1994. So, we have learned a thing or two about accommodating and adapting to very different needs, preferences, cultures and even languages. If you or your travel group are looking for specialists in the wilderness of Iceland or Greenland, one that emphasizes cooperation, environmental sustainability and safety, then Icelandic Mountain Guides is the right choice for your hiking vacation plans.

        Guiding Service All Year-Round

        Icelandic Mountain Guides offers daily glacier walks all year round on both Svínafellsjökull glacier in Skaftafell, Vatnajökull National Park and on Sólheimajökull glacier in the south. The glacier walks are very accessible and a great way to experience the wonders of these disappearing giants such as unique icescapes, ridges and deep crevasses.

        All Iceland tours conducted in English. Special arrangements for other languages can be made with advanced notice. 

        IMG offers Iceland tours in the following categories: