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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!

Adventurer of the Week: Nancy's quest for the Northern Lights

 We at Icelandic Mountain Guides are so lucky to get adventurers from all corners of the world to participate in our tours and experience Icelandic nature. This week we get a glimpse of the experience of...

An Enchanted Ice Cave in Iceland

Iceland is truly a magical place. This island is filled with blue mountains, glacial rivers, black beaches and inspirational wilderness – and yet there are even more beautiful sights  that few get to set...

The Great Mystery: what’s the difference between hiking, trekking & backpacking?

Hiking, trekking and backpacking – they may all sound like the same thing. One could say it’s simply a case of semantics, and they’re all different words for a walk in The Great Outdoors. But there’s more to...

Why Winter is the Best Time to See the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Northern Lights are a sight to behold and viewing them is a once in a lifetime expereince for most people. These impressionist strokes across the canvas of the winter sky take the breath away from any...

Adventurer of the Week - Nancy's Remote Trek in the East

Nancy and her husband Chad traded in their corporate careers to pursue their creative interests. As avid nature lovers and appreciators of remote landscapes, they joined us for a trek in some of the most...

Adventurer of the Week: Father and Son Exploring the Wilderness

John and William, through and through passionate hikers, spend their summer holidays in Iceland, trekking the Laugavegur from Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk, a  National Geographic recommended hike. A true...

Adventurer of the Week: Eddie returns to Iceland!

Eddie and his wife spent their honeymoon in Iceland and had an amazing time together. For Eddie, it was his second time in Iceland but it was the first time for his wife. She really wanted to visit a...