3 Day South Coast Northern Lights, Jokulsarlon Ice Cave, Golden Circle & Glacier Hiking

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Seeing the Northern Lights often tops many people's bucket lists.
How often do you normally get to venture inside of a glacier?
The dazzling blues, imprinted deep in the ice, make for fantastic photographs.
Gullfoss, 'The Golden Falls', only an hours drive from Reykjavík.
Seljalandsfoss, on the South Coast of Iceland.
Reynisfjara is known for its unpredictable tides, amazing rock formations and jet black sand.
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Based on 323 traveller reviews

Jump aboard this three-day excursion, to see the famous sites of the Golden Circle and South Coast, as well as Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon to explore a blue ice cave, glaciers, and to increase your chances of seeing the Northern lights. This tour should appeal to anyone looking to pack the best attractions in Iceland into just a few days.

On this tour, you will have the opportunity to see popular sites such as the Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall, Þingvellir national park and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, which are world famous for a reason. You will also see all of the attractions on the south coast of Iceland, like the waterfalls Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, and the black sand beach, Reynisfjara.

The experience of exploring an ice cave in Europe's largest glacier is what makes this tour even more special. Ice caves only form throughout the winter months, so only a few people are fortunate enough to be able to witness their beauty first hand.

By reserving this tour, your three days in Iceland will be fully organized for you. Considering the challenge of sorting out tours and accommodation in Iceland, this is a huge convenience; you also don’t need to worry about driving the icy winter roads, as all of that is in the hands of your qualified and friendly guide. The accommodation you will be sleeping in is the best available accommodation in the South of Iceland. 

All equipment will be provided for the glacier hike and ice cave exploration. The only things you need to remember are your hiking shoes, warm clothes, camera and your sense of adventure.

Book this action-packed and great value three-day, two-night, trip in a winter wonderland as soon as possible to avoid missing out. Check the availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Nov. - Mar.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Activities: Glacier Hiking, Sightseeing, Northern lights hunting, Ice Caving
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 8 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Golden Circle, Jökulsárlón, Vatnajökull, Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Geysir, Gullfoss, Þingvellir, Skaftafell, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, Vík í Mýrdal, Reynisdrangar, Svínafellsjökull
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 08:00 09:00,

Included:
  • All accommodation in hotels with breakfast

  • Ice cave tour

  • Glacier hiking

  • English speaking guide

  • All transport

  • Dinner

  • Lunch


What to bring:
  • Warm clothes, layers of wool and fleece. Windproof and rainproof clothing.

  • Good shoes with a slip resistant sole or ice-grip shoe covers

  • Camera with extra batteries


Good to know:

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and therefore cannot be guaranteed, but this itinerary is designed to maximise your chances to see them if weather allows.

It can happen, in the case of extreme weather, that an activity is cancelled. If your chosen activity is cancelled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.

For your convenience, it is recommended that you pack lightly for this tour. Luggage storage in Reykjavík is available for your larger items if you need to repack to a smaller suitcase or backpack before your journey.



Daily itinerary

Day 1 - The Golden Cirlce


The Golden Circle is Iceland's most popular sightseeing route.


You will be picked up from your accommodation day one, and from there, set out to explore the most popular tourist trail in Iceland: the Golden Circle. There are three sites that make this trail world-famous, all of which you will get the chance to visit.

The first of these is Þingvellir National Park, the only UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Icelandic mainland. Sitting directly between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, it is an area of fascinating geology and stunning nature; it is the best place in the world to see the edges of these continents. It is also the original site of what is now the world’s longest-running, ongoing parliament. The Alþingi that was formed here in 930 AD still continues in Reykjavík.

The second site you will visit is the Geysir Geothermal Area. The largest geyser here, Geysir, gave all others around the world their name. It is largely inactive these days, but the nearby Strokkur erupts every 10 minutes or so, blasting water as high as 40 metres. The surrounding area is beautiful, with the earth dyed in the colours of the elements, and many hot springs dotted around.

The third and final classic location on the Golden Circle is Gullfoss. Otherwise known as ‘the Golden Waterfall’, this feature is iconic. Tumbling down two steps into a dramatic ravine, its scale and might are mesmerising. There are several viewing platforms around that you can admire it from; in good weather, one opens right beside where it’s falling.

You will spend the night not far from here, in the Hvolsvöllur area. Keep an eye on the skies for the Northern Lights.


Day 2 - The South Coast and glacier hiking


Jökulsárlón is, without doubt, one of the most special locations in Iceland.


On your second day, you will explore the South Coast of Iceland. This area is famed for its wealth of landmarks and dramatically diverse scenery, all of which is visible from the road as you drive.

The first places you will stop at are two waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. You can walk all the way around the former, granting you spectacular views of the cascade and surrounding nature. The second is much wider and with a greater flow, and can be approached right up to where the water is falling. Between these waterfalls, you may see Eyjafjallajökull, the sub-glacial volcano that erupted in 2010.

Your next stop, however, will be at Sólheimajökull, the glacier tongue upon which you will be hiking. When here, you will be provided with all your equipment, and receive a safety briefing. Following this, you will ascend the glacier, and be rewarded with some spectacular views. The colour, shape and scale of the ice is awe-inspiring, and you will be told all about the history, future and science of the glaciers.

After this adventure, you will continue exploring the wonders of the South Coast. The next stop is the black sand beach Reynisfjara, which is renowned for its fascinating geology, with the Reynisdrangar sea stacks and Dyrhólaey rock arch. After a short stop in Vík, you will continue onto Skaftafell Nature Reserve, which is so spectacular it was once a National Park in its own right; now it is part of the greater Vatnajökull National Park.

Following your time here, you will head onto the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. This is often referred to as the crown jewel of Iceland’s nature. Here, hundreds of great icebergs litter a serene lake, creating an otherworldly spectacle. When these bergs eventually make it out of the lagoon, they wash up on the nearby shore, lending it its name, the Diamond Beach.

You will spend the night in the Jökulsárlón area.


Day 3 - The ice caves and return to Reykjavík


The ethereal interior of one of Iceland's glaciers.


On your third day, you will get to explore one of the magnificent ice caves of Vatnajökull glacier. These incredible natural features only appear over winter and are weather-reliant, so the chance to enter one is an incredibly rare opportunity. You will be provided with crampons and helmets, before following your guide into this ethereal space.

Once you have revelled in the beauty of the ice caves, you will return to your van and return to Reykjavík. This drive is long but promises to be spectacular. You guide will point out anything that you missed the day before.

You'll arrive in the city in time for a late dinner, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the famous Reykjavík nightlife.


Accommodation

Due to increased demand for travel services in Iceland and low availability, travel companies in Iceland can not guarantee specific accommodations. However, we can always provide you with the best available accommodation at the time of your booking. Below you can see our preferred partners for accommodation. For the first night, they are Hótel Hvolsvöllur and Hótel Eyjafjallajökull. For the second night, they are Hótel Höfn and Hótel Vatnajökull. In the case of these hotels not being an option, an alternative of the same standard will be arranged.

Hótel Hvolsvöllur

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in 3 star hotel in Hvolsvöllur. Breakfast is included.

Hótel Eyjafjallajökull

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in a country hotel on the south coast of Iceland. Breakfast is included.

Hótel Höfn

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in 3 star hotel in the largest town in southeast Iceland. Breakfast is included.

Hótel Vatnajökull

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in 3 star hotel close to Höfn. Breakfast is included.


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Reviews

Nice tour love the guide Oddur

We did the 3 day tour with Aurora Hunters and it was perfect!! We got to see the Northern Lights AND a wild herd of reindeer, we loved the glacier hike and exploring the ice cave, the geysers, the spectacular mountains and lava fields and all of the other absolutely beautiful landscape of Iceland! Some of my favorites were the glacier Lagoon, the Diamond beach, and the spectacular waterfalls! Our guide, Oli, was so informative and made the trip so much fun with his great stories and contagious enthusiasm to share magestic beauty of his country with us! We were so glad that we went on the tour instead of trying to drive ourselves, as the weather changes quickly and the roads were sometimes icy and snowy. Oli took care of everything and made our experience exceptional! The hotels were great, and we felt that it was all a great value! I would definitely go on another Aurora Hunters trip if we are lucky enough to go back to Iceland!!

We joined two different tours during the trip in Iceland. The three days tour of guide to Iceland was awesome. Our tour guide sjonni speaks good English and was very kind and patient. He was humorous too! Even though couldn’t stay for long time at few spots due to the limit day lights, the tour took us to all the spots on the itinerary. The hotel on the first night was ok since food not good and buffet they offered was expensive. The hotel on the second night was awesome! Very comfortable and food there was delicious. I’m happy to join the tour and had good memories!

Had an incredible time with my partner and even though weather was not great my tour guide THOR managed to pull through and make the most of adventure which couldve gone wrong. It became an excting adventure and we saw so muh of iceland in such a small space of time... now i just have to visit again in spring to see the other side of iceland :)

Incredible tour of Iceland's vast natural beauty! Awesome guide full of history and geology lessons. Got to experience everything on the itinerary and more. A super fun and mind blowing trip you'll never forget!

This was the most amazing tour! Each place that we visited got better and better. The weather was beautiful, although chilly! I thoroughly enjoyed the glacier hike and ice caving. What an incredible experience! Our driver was Doddi and he was a beast beyond the wheel, in the best meaning possible! He managed to get us everywhere on the icy roads safely and quickly! Our tour guide Vala was particularly impressive! Her passion for Iceland shone through with her story telling and her knowledge of this great country. She was full of life and energy! I cannot say enough how awesome she is! We love you Vala and Doddi! Thank you for the incredible adventure!

Me and my wife this package for our honeymoon and it was a great experience! We had 5 days in Iceland and this tour covered many interests spots in a good amount of time. The best thing is we always arrived in the attractions at the right time, which means before every other group. We had the possibility to explore beautiful locations with only some people around. If you are lucky enough you will go with Aurora Hunters, Harpa and David. They were polite and helpful the entire journey. They know a lot of Icelandic history and culture, always making the trip fun and enjoyable!

100% recommend this tour! Every stop is more beautiful than the last! The winter landscape is breathtaking. I was very thankful that someone else was taking care of the driving on the icy roads (our driver David, was great!) Our guide, Harpa, was very knowledgeable and shared a lot about Icelandic culture and legends as well as describing the phenomenons that created the beautiful landscape and both created a fun atmosphere on the bus (small bus- we had 13 people). Bring very waterproof shoes for the glacier hike, and warm wind proof clothes for the unexpected weather and you'll enjoy every moment!

Karl(Dont know if the spelling is correct) is a wonderful and considerate guide. Although the weather made us in a difficult situation but we still had visit the best part of Iceland!

What an amazing 3 Days! Iceland (while Freezing) has amazing natural beauty everywhere you look. We are so glad we didn't drive ourselves. We would have missed out on so much knowledge about each spot and it's history. Our guide Ragnar was wonderful, fun and seemed to know everything :) We highly recommend this gour.

Very eye opening experience to the beautiful side of Iceland. Tour was cancelled due to bad weather but agency allowed for reschedule and we did! It was a relatively small group tour and hence we have slightly more time to the various venues. Would recommend this Tour!

This tour was the best part about our week in Iceland. Our guides David Ingi and Heimer were simply fantastic and took great care to ensure we had a very memorable experience in Iceland. It was so amazing that I am already planning my return trip in 2019 with my cousins. The waterfalls and mountains are mind blowing. The Ice cave and glacier hike are simply incredible. I feel like everyone should have the opportunity to see these fantastic displays that nature has created. You will not be disappointed if you take the time and do this tour. At first I thought we could save money and just rent a car and see these things ourselves, but the weather and road conditions dictate a trip and not having an experienced guide like David Ingi and Heimir could mean the difference between seeing the best Iceland has to offer and just driving through the worst snow storms of your life and seeing nothing. You will not be disappointed in this tour!

3 day tour packed with activities and sightseeing. Oli drove us around without any problems, and gave us just the right amount of time for each stop. The 2 hotels we stayed in were excellent. It was a little rush when breakfast starts at 7 and we had to be ready to leave by 8, but we all just slept in the bus. The onboard Wi-Fi and USB charging ports in the bus are a plus too.

Oli was a wonderful guide - he was extremely considerate without being intrusive and gave us our own space to soak in the Icelandic beauty. He made our 3 days in Southern Iceland effortlessly fun and I would 100% go back again if he lead another tour! Takk Oli!

A fantastic trip with a great guide! This trip is worthy for people who want to see as many as possible places in south coast. We enjoyed the glacier hiking and ice cave adventuring. Our guide tried his best to let us see everything. If you only have short time in Iceland, this tour is a good choice to experience south coast.

It was magnificent! We were very lucky with weather, with guide (Vala), driver (David), Aurora (even at 0 chance we got it on photos with a good camera... loved it all!

The three day tour is one of the best we have been on, both in terms of the itinerary and the guide and driver who took us around. Our guide not only knew the geography and sites, but was excellent in giving us a strong sense of what it means to be an Icelander....both historically and now socially. His sense of humor and easy-going style added a much appreciated level of comfort and engagement throughout the trip. We made numerous stops along the way that were not highlighted in the description of the tour....adding a an even greater sense of adventure to the tour. The hotels were very good to excellent. Our guide gave us suggestions for dinner in the evenings and led us out for a late evening walk to look for the Northern lights. Given the very high prices for virtually everything in Iceland, this tour is excellent value for the money.

The 3d2n south coast tour is a big help for visitors like me who had short time in iceland. Tour guide (Sitti ?spelling) is very gentle and helpful. We went second week of January and had bad stormy weather so we missed northern lights and ice cave but was still able to do glacier hiking whih had been the highlight of the tour! We still enjoyd Iceland even at bad weather thanks to this tour.

The tour was great we got to see almost everything. Due the weather we could not go into the ice cave or on the glacier hike but our tour guide was great! He made up other stops along the way to make up for not being able to do the others. Even with the weather conditions he tried to get us to see and do as much as we could! He was very friendly and very helpful!

Incredible. Highly recommended. The tour takes care of everything for you. You get local tour guides and local stops. Incredible landscape and excursions!

We had a great time on this tour! Our guide/driver, Halldor (spelling?) was very funny and sweet, told us lots of stories while driving around, and most importantly, kept us alive while driving in some really bad weather conditions (we came beginning of January and there was a lot of ice on the roads). Unfortunately the bad weather meant no northern lights, but he took us to several extra stops which were really nice. My fiance and I became engaged while on this tour, and our guide bought us an engagement gift and got us upgraded hotel rooms, which was very thoughtful of him! The hotels we stayed at were very nice. The glacier hike was my favorite, and I also liked all the other beautiful stops we made, although everything was a little more touristy than I was expecting for the "off season" (I doubt this is the tour's fault though). As a few other reviews have mentioned, the ice caves were much more crowded than I was expecting, so adjust your expectations. They were still very beautiful, as was literally everything else we saw on this tour. Definitely worth the price!

It was the first time we came to Iceland, and we did enjoy a splendid journey through this 3D2N trip. The itinerary was so well planned and it took you to most must-go sighting seeing points in the southern Iceland. I would strongly recommend all new comers to Iceland to join this trip, as the trip was so worthy for its money. And also special thanks to our nice tour guide, Haukur, as during the journey I felt unwell with my body and he has helped sent me to the local hospital promptly, and so later I could continue my journey in this trip after my recovery.

We really enjoyed ourselves in Iceland and would like to strongly recommend this trip. The guide is super friendly and nice, he took us to some unplanned places which were beautiful. And even though the weather was not perfect for northern light, he still tried his best to find locations to see northern light.

Took the 3 day tour and it was the best tour I've ever been on! Our guide, Hull, was fantastic! Lovely and knowledgeable. He was very chill in an effortless way and genuinely cared about our safety. If you've never been to Iceland, I highly recommend a tour if you'd like to learn more about the glaciers and Icelandic history because Hull shares a lot on the long road trips. Guide to Iceland was professional and accommodating right from the start and made me look forward to the trip a lot! The glacier hike is a must do and the highlight of the tour for me. We didn't get to catch the northern lights and wish we had opted for a longer tour to better our chances at catching it. Again, Hull is the best! We miss him already. Oh, also, our bus was mainly the same age group (20-30 years old) which I'm not sure if it was intentional but really helped that everyone was of similar fitness level so no one was left behind!

Took the 3 day glacier hike and ice cave tour and had an amazing time. Victor was absolutely amazing and would recommend him to everyone. He checked the northern lights forecast every day to try to maximize our chances of seeing them at night. The northern lights activity was weak during the tour, but hey, nothing you can do about it. Even with low activity it was still phenomenal to see. The glacier hike was a blast and very easy for those of you worried about your own physical abilities. Personally, it'd be fun to have a climb that's more challenging, but I did see a few people struggling to get accustomed to the crampons, so I understand. The ice cave tour was both amazing and a bit of a disappointment. Getting there was a ridiculously fun adventure especially right after a snow storm. Like driving in an endless field of snow until you arrive at the glacier. Climbing up the glacier and into the cave was great too. The only thing disappointing about it was the sheer number of people that they cram into the cave. It's almost impossible to get a nice photo. Another thing is, and this isn't necessarily any of the guide's faults (they were desperately trying instruct everyone), the people turning their head lamps and camera phone lights on despite repeated instructions from the guides to leave them off was just the worst. I don't know how many times our guide pleaded to keep the lights off. Hopefully you all get to enjoy the cave with a better group of people who can follow directions. Thanks for the lovely tour, I would hands down do this again in a heart beat!

I took a 3 day tour with a 12 and a 14 year old. We had a great time with our driver/guide Maria. She was lovely and hard working and made sure we always has everything we needed at hotels and at all our stops. The weather on the glacier hike day did not permit for the hike and we were very sad that it could not be offered on the second day. All other stops were wonderful and we had plenty of time to take great shots and to walk around each time. The only negative point for me was the ice cave. Aurora Hunters subcontract this part of the trip to another tour company and it seems that they have no maximum on how many they allow int he cave. It was so crowded I actually walked out immediately. Since it was too windy to wait outside I went back in reluctantly. But the guide was pretty nice and ended taking us to 2 other spots to make up for the disappointment. The drive up and down were the best part of the ice cave experience!

What a great trip! We took the three day tour with Aurora Hunters at the end of December over New Years, and we had a fabulous time! It seems from other reviews that some tours have both a guide and a driver, but we had only one person. He was extremely nice and helpful, but his attention was on the road much of the time so he was unable to share a lot of information during the drives. Due to the time of year, the time from sunrise to sunset was only 4 hours although there was a fair amount of light for an hour or more before and after. In spite of the shortened days, we were able to see everything on the list and not feel rushed. The only thing we did not see was the Northern Lights, but that is not controllable. We had great weather and clear skies, including a supermoon on New Year's. It was in the low 20s (F) during the days but with significant wind as we were in large open areas, so warm clothes and gloves are strongly recommended! The country is spectacularly beautiful, and each of the places we visited was amazing. The areas we visited on the first day were the most crowded since so many people take one day tours. The second and third days were less crowded (though still quite busy). For the glacier hike and the ice cave we had separate guides and were provided equipment (boots, crampons, helmets, and even fireworks on the glacier for New Year's!). We had reserved boots through Aurora Hunters during registration since the group did not want to carry boots for the other parts of our trip, and were told we needed to leave our larger bags at the office (at a per-bag fee, which we pre-paid) but our driver knew nothing of either. There was not space on the bus for the bags (the bus holds 18 people) so he drove to the office and left large bags there for the three days. He picked up boots, but they all turned out to be the wrong size, so other than on the glacier hike when boots were provided, people in our group ended up in sneakers, which was sub-optimal. (If you reserve boots, make sure you verify you have the right size before leaving town!). The hotels we stayed at were nice, and we were very lucky to stay at one on New Year's Eve (Hotel Hofn) that served a delicious dinner (they said many hotels in town do not have restaurants and many restaurants were either booked or closed). The hotel told us that our tour used better hotels than some other tours. Even though the town was only 2,000 people they had great fireworks for New Year's that were better than what I have seen in much larger towns (apparently Icelanders really like their fireworks!). I am really glad we took a bus rather than driving ourselves as the distances were long in darkness and we could sit back and relax and not worry about where we were, driving conditions, or making sure we got to the right places. If we return for a longer time during longer summer days we might rent a car, but that would depend on where we want to go. After the tour, on the way to the airport, we added a stop at the Blue Lagoon (separate from this tour) which I recommend as well (must be reserved in advance). It was a perfect end to the trip! We were limited in the time there to only a couple of hours. That was sufficient, but a longer time that would have allowed us to have a relaxing lunch and return to the pool would have been nice. Iceland lived up to its reputation as very expensive, so if you are doing this on a budget you may want to stock up some food at a grocery store as meals cost more than you might expect. I could not say which parts of the trip were the best because each stop was fabulous and each location breathtaking! We were extremely happy with our tour and everything we were able to see. I look forward to returning and would love to see Iceland during the summer, but it was great to experience it during the winter.

We truly had a wonderful time on this 3 day trip! Our guide Gustav was hilarious, very informative, and a great driver. We really enjoyed his personal touches, given that his relatives live on the south coast. The activities on this tour were amazing from the waterfalls to the glaciers, ice cave and beaches. We had enough stops to make the drives comfortable which also allowed us to see some neat things between attractions. Although we did not see Northern Lights on the trip, the rest was so great that this did not affect our satisfaction. We ended up seeing them another night in Reykjavik through another Guide to Iceland booking. Anyways, I would really recommend Gustav and this tour. We had a wonderful trip that we will remember fondly forever. Looking forward to coming back in the summer one day!

Our guide Hallur and our driver Eggy (I know I’m spelling this wrong- sorry!) made our trip incredible! They were both pleasant to be around and went out of their way to make it a great experience. Hallur provided stories, history, and information continuously throughout our trip and many times went above and beyond to make it memorable. They also took us out to see the Northern lights one night, and on our way home stopped for another view even though it meant getting back very late for them. We appreciate the time they spent with us, especially over such an important holiday. we Considered taking this route while driving ourselves, looking back we made the right decision! We felt safe in the hands of our driver through all of the winter weather conditions we experienced. This was the trip of a lifetime and one we will never forget.

This tour is a must if you go on winter because the roads are icy and so leave your safety to the local bus drivers. Our bus driver was Youll and our tour guide was Lydia. This tour does not include the Northern Lights. However, since Lydia was very sweet, she gave us tips and info each night during our hotel stops if how and when to spot this magnificent phenomenon. She didn't go with us during our hunt since this is just optional ( you stay in your bed or you get out of the hotel, dress warm, and hunt for the northern lights following her advise.) She can even teach you how to manipulate your camera so you can get a good shot. We saw the Northern Lights during our tour. Also, not included in this tour, is a short visit with the Icelandic horses. But, Lydia did a short stop to allow us to see the horses. Before this tour started, I have a check-off list that I kept handy. These are the places listed on their daily itinerary.... that way, I can keep track of the places as promised, weather-permitting. I heard in other reviews that some places get cancelled due to extremely bad weather. The best places we've visited includes the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, the Diamond Beach, the waterfalls, the Black Sand Beach, Thingviller Park, the glacier hike to Solheimajokull, and the visit to the Natural Ice Cave (during winter time only). The glacier hike is doable even if this is your first time. Reykjavik weather on winter is tolerable. Going to this tour is different. So please dress warmly in layers to enjoy this 3-day tour. Love the Aurora Hunters. Love our guide, Lydia...

The three days tour is amazing, really impressive. The guide Lydia and the driver Jorn were so kind and everything was well organised. btw, the hotels were better than our expectations. We really enjoyed the tour. Thanks.

This 3 day tour was really amazing. The tour guide (Hallur) was friendly, funny and knowledgeable. We got to see a lot . The hotels were nice as well. Highly recommended.

It was a really amazing 3-day tour with guide to iceland. Would like to thank our guide Hallur and our driver as well. They got everything planned well and noticed everybody in advance about useful information. Will definitely recommend guide to iceland to all my families and friends for sure!!!!! BTW, I got refund for two pairs of hiking boots that I did not use during the trip. Thank you guys!

My husband and I went on this tour of Iceland to celebrate our honeymoon. Our tour was amazing! The sights were stunning. We especially loved the glacier bay, and we were lucky enough to see the northern lights (even though they were pretty faint and didn't exactly look as cool as the pictures - apparently December isn't the best month to see them). Our guide was funny and also very thoughtful. He made sure that we were aware of important information, like restaurants in the areas where we were staying, and also made sure to stop by a grocery store every day of the tour for snacks / drinks / sandwiches, which we really appreciated. The only thing that got in the way of us fully enjoying the tour was the crowds. When we went to the blue ice cave, there were wall to wall people. It made it impossible to really enjoy the experience. But, that wasn't the fault of the tour company. I would recommend going at a slightly less busy time of year to try to avoid the crowds. But overall, our experience in Iceland was great!

It had been an amazing 3 day trip with Aurora Hunters, and this cannot be achieved without the help of our guide Haukur! He had taken good care of our needs, from heating and wifi to extra points on the way that is interesting to stop and see, and sharing us the nice photos of the aurora we all went to see the previous night. The nature of Iceland is awesome, and I look forward to coming to this country again, probably in the summertime!

What an adventure! I was impressed by how well this tour managed Iceland's highly unpredictable weather, and with a bit of flexibility, was able to fit in everything that was on our itinerary! The guide was brilliant and informative - made the trip really fun! Something that could be improved in my opinion is not having dark-tinted windows on the mini-bus, as often the guide wanted to draw our attention to things to our left or right that could not be seen with the low winter light and the van's blackened windows. The ice cave also looked nothing like the photos (of course there are various caves and they inevitably change from year to year) but don't raise your expectations too much. The cave we went to was small and VERY busy - much too crowded to take nice photos. It would be good to put a limit on how many people can enter the cave at one time to have a more "quality" experience rather than merely a "check-list" one.

It was a fantastic 3-day tour. Our friendly and accommodating guide, Lydia (I am not sure if her name is correct, she is the guide for the SkyBus No. 6 from 26th to 28th of Dec), organized the whole trip very well. We enjoyed the entire tour and were impressed by the special and unique Icelandic landscape. I am very sure that I would never forget the blue ice cave and the glacier lagoon which really look like landscapes of another planet! This tour is absolutely a must-do in our lifetime. In the end, apart from our excellent guide, I would like to also thank our driver, Jorn, who is a responsible but taciturn guy. I hope they can finally win the competition:). (From Shao)

This is a review of the 3 Day South Coast Northern Lights, Jokulsarlon Ice Cave, Golden Circle & Glacier Hiking Tour. This was a great tour! We took this tour in December and we are glad we did. I cannot imagine driving a rental car on the roads here in December and getting to all the sites that we saw while on this tour. This tour is well worth the cost. I never once felt rushed and we had adequate bathroom breaks. The hotel accommodations were more than fine. They were actually very cute hotels. The rooms are pretty small but everything was clean and welcoming. I actually got a kick out of how small the rooms and bathrooms were and remarked to my travelling companion that we American's are so used to over-doing everything ...everything is supersized in America...that when we have an otherwise very accommodating hotel room ,we get the impression that it is "small." I wonder if Europeans would feel that way. I doubt it. :-) I think we are spoiled in the US. Anyways.... getting back to the tour.... it was great. Lots of stuff to see in the 3 days. The ONLY "negative" comment that I would have was in regards to the tour guide. Don't get me wrong, she was incredibly sweet and caring and genuinely seemed interested in all our well-beings but she really did not say much about the sites were were seeing. I wished that Maria ( tour guide) would have told us more about the sites. We would literally be driving for 2 - 3 hours and not one word was said. Just a comment on next bathroom break and / or a comment that we had arrived at the tour destination. There terrain in Iceland is so full of history that it would have been great to learn SOMETHING about the places were were passing thru. But alas, we learned nothing about the towns or towns people that lived in the area. Really nothing. Those mountains in the distance...could they have been volcanoes? Who knows. Not a word. The rocky topography's...was that a result of volcanic eruption? Who knows. How the locals live? No idea. It was mostly 3 days of " here is where we are going next" and we have arrived at --insert the name of location here. I'm not even sure I actually know the names of the places we have pictures of. The names were mentioned quickly but thankfully the write-up on this page give all the info of the sites. Otherwise, I would be left with " I wonder what the name of this place was." All in all, the tour was great. I just really wished I would have learned something more about Iceland and it's people as we were travelling.

Had a great time on this trip! Although I normally do not do guided tours while traveling I took the advise of previous reviews I read about winter travel to Iceland and it was so worth it. With 20 hours of darkness and unfamiliar icy roads it was nice to sit back and relax in a small comfortable bus and enjoy the views along with learning about Icelandic history from our awesome guide Hilmar. He was very knowledgeable, funny, and made sure to maximize the time that we had. For a short 3 day tour you will cover a lot of ground. The highlight for me was the Glacier hike while my boyfriend loved the black sand beach. Although everything was pretty spectacular! The ice caves are cool but they are over crowded so kind of took away the appeal. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is because we unfortunately never did see the Northern Lights which was the main reason for going to Iceland. I was under the impression that you go out NL "hunting" on the 2 nights but you do not. Although Hilmar, our guide was tracking them the whole time and even told us about a meteor shower the first night which we did catch. We did stay in places that were close to dark open fields so we ventured out ourselves but never did see them. To no fault from Hilmar or the tour, Mother Nature is the only one to blame. So just know that heading to Iceland that the Northern lights are not a guarantee. But traveling with Guide to Iceland is. I would highly recommend this tour company and the beautiful country of Iceland.

Had a great time!! Our tour guide, Haukar, was wonderful. He arranged everything to maximize sunlight at each destination and was tracking the Northern Lights each day. We saw them on the second night. Weather was good so we were able to do everything on the list. The highlight was glacier hiking. One disappointment was the ice cave. Way too many tour groups inside at the same time no way to enjoy your very short time in there.

In short, the tour was the highlight of our trip to Iceland and we recommend it to anyone who is on a short stay. In spite of the fact that it was dark for 20 hours of the day, we came away feeling like we had seen a lot. It was well organised and everything ran like clockwork in spite of some challenging weather conditions, fifteen excited visitors to herd and even a short rescue mission of another truck on our visit to the ice cave. The generosity of our guide in his enthusiasm to share stories of his ancestry and life in Iceland, old Viking tales and of Iceland in general was heartwarming and really made the trip. The accommodation is also worth a mention; it was even better than we had expected.

Very good! Our guide and driver was very nice and responsible. He told us about everything of Iceland and was very nice to help us when we met with troubles. Very nice trip! We experienced three wonderful days! I like ice hiking and the sunrise in Iceland! If I travel to Iceland next time, I will definitely choose this company again. And I prefer still to choose our guide. Although I didn’t know his name, he was a very nice gentle man!

What a memory we will have forever from our tour with you. Tor was a wonderful informative guide. And lots of fun! Was totally pleased with all events except the ice cave tour. Highland guide was a curt and a bit of an attitude. Lacked customer service skills. We can not stop smiling and sharing with our friends of how wonderful your tour was and will recommend you and your services to all. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for an adventure that will be one of our fondest trips. Merry Christmas to you and your wonderful team.

All tourist spots in south coast are included in this tour, our guide Margret and driver Powe is excellent!! Margret keep telling stories and interesting things during the tour and i am so thankful Powe is doing the hardest part of this tour, when we all can rest on the minibus but he is driving all the time and make sure the tour is on schedule, not to mention how hard driving in winter. They make my journey memorable, I had a great time with them, they are so nice. :D

The trip was amazing and it was truly worthwhile.

That is a great tour that I can get a wonderful view of Iceland. Halldor is a nice tour guide for this trip. I am very satisfied to 3-day southern Iceland tour.

Such a great experience on the South Coast Tour. Our tour guide Rocky and driver Bendi (spelling??) were great! Glad we didn’t rent a car, even though we are Canadian and used to icy and snowy conditions, it definitely made for an easier trip not to worry about driving. We saw sooo much in just the 3 days. And Rocky was able to squeeze in a few extra stops, and stayed up with us every night to look for the Northern Lights (which thankfully we got to see!) The tours weren’t in your face or felt like an exhausting history lesson unlike other tours I’ve been to throughout Europe. We had a lot of time to explore on our own. Rocky taught us a lot about Iceland but in a way that was easy to absorb with his great storytelling skills and funny anecdotes. He made us laugh a lot which made the trip and the long drive to each destination so much easier. Plus he miticulously planned an amazing playlist to our whole tour which made the drive so much more enjoyable (I could not stop laughing when he played “Staying Alive” after warning us not to go near the dangerous waves at the Black Sand Beach lol). Rocky clearly has a passion for his job and his love for Iceland was contagious. The glacier hike was amazing, it was a cold day but we barely felt it cause of the physical activity! A lot of locations were icy so winter boots with a good grip are essential (note: we visited Iceland in December). The accommodations were great—warm, cozy, clean hotels in small towns. We made food and restroom stops along the way. Food was expensive but I think that’s the general idea about Iceland. I can’t thank Guide to Iceland enough for such an amazing experience!!!

Amazing experience, especially the glacier walking in Svínafellsjökull . Halldor is really a good guide who spoke a lot intersting things about iceland making the journey memorable.

Despite that we could not see northern lights, and despite the weather, the Guide, Rocky, and the driver, Gergely (not sure if the spelling is right) were fantastic! I would like to express our special thanks to Rocky for the kind arrangements of laundry at one of the hotels for us, in view of our poor situation that IcelandAir lost our luggage and we did not receive 3 out of 4 luggage until after we finished our tour and on our last night in Iceland before returning to Manchester. Our last luggage is still lost (after 7 days). However, Rocky had done everything he could to help us. BTW, in view of the short daylight in Iceland in winter, Rocky has still endeavoured to finish all the sightseeing points and even added some small extra stops for us. Thanks for all the arrangements.

The three days Iceland travel is so ammmmmazing and our tour guide Halldor is so nice!

Super experienced bus driver. Well-organised tour which ensures you see the very best that Iceland has to offer. Your best option if only in Iceland for a short time during winter. You will see the best God has to offer in terms of His creation, in the best way by means of this tour.

The tour and the choice of stopping spots to visit was wonderful. Our driver wasn't the most talkative but the information he gave us was complete and correct and we had some additional infos from places sometimes. We are surprised because the previous comments say that there were one guide and one driver in the tour and we had only a driver, no guide with us!! The excursions are very nice and local guides in the glacier and the ice cave were funny and helpful! We really enjoyed, it was an experience to walk in a glacier and to make off road to reach the ice cave!!!! The stop hotels were correct, not the best, but nothing bad to say. BUT, no five stars because we made the trip with the purpose of watching northern lights and we took this tour because in its title it clearly says Northen lights! So we thought that we would have a NL hunting included in the trip nights and sorry to say but that's not true at all, we were dropped in the hotel and the driver told us to walk besides the hotel and he went to bed. No way to see the NL from there, there was too much light pollution!! We needed to walk to find by ourselves outside the village a good spot to watch them (and we succeeded!!! :) :) ). But still very dissapointed of this part. If you want NL stories and NL hunting, buy 5h trips from Reykjavik that specifically go to make Northern Lights hunting. This is not your tour for that. Otherwise it was perfect and being driven in the icy roads in a very comfortable mini bus worths the cost! :)

Great tour of the southern coast of Iceland with our guide Hallur. He was a perfect driver and a wonderful guide meeting all expectations you could have. The stops in the tour are maybe not so many but are totally worthy (some more stops could be nice). In any case, I couldn't be happier of having chosen this tour to visit the south part of Iceland, till now the nicest country I've ever visited.

Not usually a fan of guided tours, but in wintery Iceland it was definitely a great choice! Our guide took care of everything!! On one occasion, the weather took quite a bad turn, so he quickly arranged the schedule so that we would not have to miss out on any of the planned activities. Safety was definitely his highest priority! This tour also had a good balance of site-seeing and actual physical activity. The food at the hotels could be quite pricey, but worth the quality (You could always buy cheaper food at one of the pit stops along the way or at a nearby shop if you prefer). Unfortunately, we did not get to see the northern lights, but you cannot control nature, and we did not have to lose any sleep waiting for them either. If you speak to the hotel staff, they will usually be keeping an eye out for the lights and give you a wake up call so that you don't miss them!

A very well organised tour with experienced guides - essential in winter given the weather condition in Iceland can change rapidly. Despite having experienced a snow storm in the middle of the tour, we still managed to do all that was planned - glacier hiking and ice cave with no one hurt! Both of our guides were very informative and caring, went the extra mile to make sure we were comfortable and answered any questions we had. Definitely the tour to join if you have limited time in Iceland and want to maximise the experience!

It was definitely an amazing trip, saw the NorthernLights twice and enjoyed the lobster!!!!!!

The most amazing experience ever! The places are magical! Our guide Gummi took excellent care for all of us! Top organization.

Doing a guided tour of southern Iceland in the winter was great because we didn't have to worry about driving in the extremely windy conditions. It also helped that we could just relax and enjoy without doing all of the planning and research on how to get places and what there is to see. Our tour guide Lisa was so nice as well! Only suggestion I have for improvement would be regarding tour pick up times. They tell you that pickup starts at 8 am and can take up to 30 minutes. Would be better if all bus stops had set pick up times instead of everyone waiting starting from 8 am.

Doing a guided tour of southern Iceland in the winter took out a lot of guesswork and planning so we could relax and enjoy! Beautiful!

It was a wonderful experience. We don’t usually do guide tour. But this one was beyond our expectations. The sceneries were amazing. The schedule was well planned. I want to especially thank our guide Vala and our driver Omar. They were very knowledgeable and friendly. Were able to answer all of our questions even it’s not related to this tour. Highly recommended!

Informative and we enjoyed our tour guide Vala and driver Ana. The weather didn't let us see decent Northern Lights but the days were packed with all of the features of Iceland. I would recommend a day or 2 in Reykjavik to accompany this tour. The South Coast is beautiful in mid-November but I wouldn't want to drive the roads. Several vehicles were blown off the road that we saw. You can save money on meals by going to the local grocery stores when you stop for the night.

My wife and I took the 3 day/2 night south coast tour. It was a very comprehensive and action packed tour starting from the moment we enter the bus in Reykjavik, until we return! We had such a great time! Although I must say that, considering most sites are free to enter (e.g. beaches, falls...), except for the Glacier Hike and Ice Cave (involves 4x4 drive to the site), no lunch , dinner or on-board drinks/snacks included and low hotel rates, the price for these tours are way too expensive. We are heavy spenders, and also appreciate some value to a certain extent... the price for this tour can definitely be lowered significantly... BUT provided you have a comfortable budget, the experience and adventure of this trip is PRICELESS!

Very knowledgeable guides and a lot to learn about Iceland history and geography

This trip is amazing! I have seen the most amazing sites and feel in awe of the beauty of Iceland. The tour is great. Hilmar was great - knowledgeable, fun but 100% mindful of our comfort and safety. An added bonus was Hronn - our wonderful driver, who even brought me cream for my feet from her own purse. I would highly recommend this tour. At the end of 3 days I feel I got as close to heaven as possible!

Absolutely wonderful. I as a rule do not like guided tours. you tour was small with a wonderful guide Lisa who respected our space giving us every opportunity to fully embrace the beauty and at the same time educating us, she was fabulous. I loved every moment and would highly recommend this tour. Your tour was professional, beautiful and the supporting guides on the glasier hike and ice caves also made sure we had a wonderful time...absolutely wonderful

We went to Iceland for our anniversary this March ,actually our main purpose are for the ice cave and aurora. The weather is perfect (compare with all my friends whoever went on March and November last year). We had Freyja as our guide. The whole tour is very organized , we had the chance to see everything, the aurora, the cave, the glacier ,etc. I really appreciate to have Freyja as my guid, she is very patient and always try her best to solve my problems.( I'm a little picky in some way)

Such an amazing journey! We Do have such a nice tour guide Lofur and bus driver Egill which is so friendly and helpful.hopully can see both of them again!

It was an amazing and wonderful tour (3d2n southern coast tour) with aurora hunter. We had engaged with another Two tour agents and we enjoyed the most in this trip with aurora hunter. Our guide Rocky who was funny and brought us lots of laughters throughout the trip and he stayed up throughout the nights to look for aurora during our tour. He was also very informative and provided us knowledgeable about the sites visited and the important point was he could make It fun while we were learning the local cultures and knowledges. Our driver though was quiet yet dedicated guy that never showed his tiredness although he drove for more than 400 km on 1 st day of our trip! Definitely will join back the tour if we come back to Iceland in the future.

We booked a 3 day tour through Guide to Iceland for our first visit to Iceland. I looked at multiple tour groups and websites and reviews and decided on Guide to Iceland because 1) it was the most affordable for all the included activities, 2) they had great reviews, 3) I wanted professionals taking us around since we are from Texas and do not function well in the snow (haha!). Our tour guide was Helgi and our driver was Kristjan. They were a great team. Kristjan was a skilled driver and got us from place to place with no issues. We even drove through a snow storm and saw a bunch of cars all stranded on the side of the road, but we had no problems! Helgi was a great guide. He was knowledgeable of all the sights we went to and was very entertaining. Very friendly and joked a lot. We saw some other guides that just straight-faced gave history/lectures to their groups. What's the fun in that? Helgi also took us on a detour to see the Icelandic horses because we were ahead of schedule. :D We were able to hit all of our destinations at a timely manner and even got back to Reykjavik on the 3rd day at a good time. My top 3 favorite things from the tour was the Glacier Hike (Helgi was a great guide, I felt really safe with him), the Glacier Lagoon, and the Golden Waterfall. (I also loved the horses!) It was a great tour for our first visit. I feel like we saw a ton of stuff. I definitely recommend this tour, and if you get Helgi as a guide, tell him Irene says hi! :)

I noticed that some people in the same 3 days trip i joined have left their comments here. Yes, it was a great tour I would recommend to my friends.

This is what I would call "The Bucket List Tour." Rebeca and Hilmar (not sure if I spelled his name right) were the absolute best guides! We did everything listed AND MORE! However, the weather was bad one day and we couldn't do the glacier hike. Instead of sulking about it, our guides showed us other secret locations of the country like waterfall canyons, self-sustaining dairy farm/ice cream shop, horse farm, and scenic views that were breathtaking. If you are looking for an adventure of a lifetime in Iceland, you definitely don't want to miss this tour!

Highly recommend this tour! I went in March and wanted to see the Northern Lights and get close to the glaciers- was able to do it all and not worry about finding my way around or looking at accommodations because its done for you! My guide David and driver Trigs were fantastic- they were super personable and put in a lot of energy and enthusiasm into every destination. They knew their stuff and shared a lot of information about the culture and history of Iceland. They also showed us a lot of places outside the itinerary which was very much appreciated! The rooms were clean and everyone at every point was super accommodating. Highly recommended especially if you have only a few days in Iceland but want to see a lot!

Took this tour from 1-3, March 2017 and the guide ( sorry about spelling ) Einar and Voltimer were by far the best guides I had while in Iceland. The accommodations were clean and had amazing hospitality. I was able to see the northern lights because Einar tracked them all day to make sure it would be a possibility. Every stop was amazing and worth the adventure. Not only did I get to see the northern lights but at every stop, Einar, walked with the group and was knowledgeable and informative about the land, environmental implications, as well as full of history and facts.

I would give a six-star rating if there is one. Our tour guide David is really nice and passionate about sharing with us all kinds of information and his love for Iceland :history, culture, geography, etc. The arrangement is perfect with all the places mentioned and actually 9 extra spots along the way, especially we had a GREAT time walking into the waterfall XD Our group is super super super lucky with aurora. The whole trip is far beyond my expectations. Also made a few wonderful friends in the group. Many many thanks to David and our wonderful driver whose name I don't know how to spell. You guys are awesome. Would come back sometime in the summer to go around the whole island.

Very informative tour by Fredya. Very friendly, helpful and accommodative. Quite a good story teller. Enjoyed the stories. Great service! Did not get to see the northern light due to the weather. Do note that there's no northern light hunting in this tour. U May view the light from the respective hotel if the weather is right. Last day would end at around 6 or 7 pm. As such, u may wish to go for a separate tour if unable to catch the light show during the first 2 nights.

I had a really great time with the group (7 tourists), and EYJA our tour guide, she's an amazing. She told us a lot of informative information, and we all understand the time efficiency so we had visited extra attractions( dairy farm+ ice cream/must wet waterfall/ Icelandic style greenhouse cheaper tomato,cucumber), three days was unforgettable. The weather was not so good during the time when I was there, I didn't see northern light.

Great tour。

It's a nice trip(11-13, March, 2017). Anges, our tour guide, is esay-going and full of passion. But the room where I stayed at the second night had a bit mouldy odour. I hope I was the only person who met this problem. And, I thank each group member who helped take photo for me.

Really enjoyed the 3 day Jokulsarlon tour from Aurora Hunters. We did research on-line before the trip, and had a far richer experience with the guided tour than we would have on our own. Lydia, the tour guide and Anna, the driver were both awesome. We learned a lot about Icelandic culture, and experienced a wide variety of natural beauty in the area. Aurora Hunters was also wonderful. We left a bag with camera equipment, credit cards and passports on the tour bus, and they went out of their way to get it back to us. Highly recommend this tour, and Aurora Hunters. -bill payne

Great tour. The company does their best to adjust the itinerary as necessary in order to work around the weather and will even add extra stops if time permits. We were able to see everything mentioned (including the stunning Northern Lights) and more.

I just finished the tour (19-21/3) with Bojorgvin and Julia. It was the best tour I ever had , 5 stars to all breathtaking spots and extra 5 stars to our friendly, funny , reliable driver Bojorgvin , he was also be our guide since day 2. Jokulsarlon and blue Ice Cave is breathtaking , We did Glacier Hiking with Mark Reid, he is very friendly and helpful. Glacier and the blue ice cave is must seen scenery in winter. That would be more exciting if we could walk inside the tunnel in blue ice cave. Bojorgvin took us to many extra stops, like Icelandic horse farm, dairy farm with fresh ice cream, Urriaðfoss, Svinafellsjokull glacier , and cave in Bláskógabyggð area. All of the points are awesome, especially the Svinafellsjokull. Highly recommanded this tour to anyone who want to visit the south iceland, this tour is valuable, brings you to all must do activities and must go natural scenery. Only one

The three-day tour with Eyja was absolutely amazing. Eyja is a very good tour guide and a good driver. Her great sense of humor made our trip full of laughters and know more about Iceland. In three days we visited the symbolic attractions in south Iceland which made me feel like I was on another planet. If you don't have much time in Iceland I definitely recommend this short tour! Eyja even brought us to some secret spots since we had some time left during the trip. Very very happy that I had joined this trip and had an overview of the beautiful land. Hopefully will visit Iceland again in summer time!

Just finished this impressive tour ( 19th ~21st Mar. 2017 ) ! Excellent driver, guide and schedule. Due to the cloudy weather, we couldn't see the northern lights, but we did glacier hiking and ice caving, traveling to the ice cave in a super jeep was very exciting. Vatnajokull glacier exceeded my expectation, was breathtaking, like nowhere else on earth. We were so lucky to have an awesome driver Bjorgvin and a beautiful lovely guide Julia, they were funny and nice, on the 2nd day it was snowing, Bjorgvin was so reliable with good driving skills, the whole journey was comfortable! Bjorgvin even took us to many extra stops, like Icelandic horse farm, dairy farm with fresh ice cream, waterfall, a cave in Bláskógabyggð area. If you're looking for a multi-day sightseeing tour exploring most of the south coast spots, this is highly recommended! it includes many unmissable attractions! in addition, the hotels were good, wifi connection on the bus was speedy and stable!

This was the best trip ever and I believe signing up for the three day tour played a big role in making this the best trip! Our tour guide was Helgi Thorsteinsson And driver was Kristjan B. We're the best tour guy ever. Helgi was funny and taught us a lot about Iceland. We had a different tour guy for the ice cave, Gisle was also great. Taught me photography tricks so I could take better pictures on my trip. I feel like I made friends on this trip. Thank you for a great experience! -Cathleen Nguyen

If you're looking for a great way to see Iceland, book a 3 day trip with Aurora Hunters (Guide to Iceland), worth every penny. Our driver Amma and tour guide Lidia were awesome. They took us to all the major photo op spots in Iceland and to a few of their owe secret spots that they like to go to, that weren't offered in the package. They are very knowledgeable about the island, and answered all of our questions that we had. We got the chance to see the northern Lights one night and take some great pics too. Taking this tours lets you travel in a smaller group of about 15-20 people and not be on one of those huge cattle buses that wouldn't have made it down to some of the spots that we hit. We seen so many cars off to the side of the road looking at maps and GPS trying to figure out where they were. Save yourself the stress and headaches of self-driving an island that you are unfamiliar with and let the people that know the land show you their country and learn from the best. Also if the weather is bad (Changes so rapidly), do you really want to be driving in a white out snowstorm following a GPS? You're on vacation........relax Cory & Sherri (The Canadian's)

This tour surpassed my expectations by far, i was expecting far less activities, you do read what you are going to do in the itinerary but i expected it to be less fun. My tour guide Kristjan was awsome, we did a lot of stops over the day and end feeling that I got to knew a lot more than what says in the program. The hotels are very nice and they alert you, if you ask to, in ordet to see the northern lights. Our guide was full of fun facts that may the trip a lot better and even show is national music made by politicians... the whole trip was full of music and adventure, I would definitely recommend it!!

We had a wonderful time in iceland. Kris is our tour guide and driver. He is an excellent guide, our experience surpassed expectations. This is our first time in iceland with no previous experience with ice cave and extreme cold weather. With Kris, we feel the trip was fun and safe. Kris is kind andknowledgeable, he also has a sense of humor. We learned a lot about Iceland from this trip and we enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you and Appreciated Mr. Kris . Also we know his nickname Bid Dady.

I went to Iceland in search of the northern lights and was hoping the rest of the trip would fill the hours of the day. The hours of the day greatly exceeded my expectations! While we did not get to see the northern lights, Rebecca made sure we saw everything else Iceland had to offer and Iceland delivered. Due to poor weather on day 1, Rebecca adjusted our plans to ensure we were not affected by the storm (thanks again Rebecca). She was very proactive and that made all the difference in our trip. Sidenote: The accommodations and food were very good but the people of Iceland are fantastic.

You will know what Iceland is by attending this tour. You cannot drive? That's a good reason to join this tour. This tour takes you to famous and incredibly beautiful places involving Black Sand Beach, Seljalandfoss Waterfall, Geysir and so on. You can also experience glacier hiking and ice caving which are accompanied by humorous guides. The main tour guide Runar and the driver Bjarni were excellent and well-trained guys. I attended this tour alone, but never felt lonely because Runar often tried to talk with me and taught me several interesting stories about each site. You can enjoy both the beautiful landscape of Iceland and warm atmosphere of tour.

I had an amazing time on this tour. Rebecca as both driver and tour guide did an amazing job, ably assisted by her side-kick Ida. The tour was fascinating and went to some really beautiful locations throughout Iceland (from ice caves, glaciers, icebergs and waterfalls). Despite some difficult weather, Rebecca got us to everywhere we needed to go and was full of really interesting and useful information on Iceland and its history. All the other tour guides that met us were excellent and the accomodation was good quality. This was definitely the best way to see Iceland if you're in a small group and have limited time. Our group was small (7 people), which was a really great size. Highly recommended.

This tour was completed with what you need to see and do in Iceland. Our tour guide Runar and driver Bjarni are very experienced and knowledgeable, they are nice and have gave me an amazing 3 days in Iceland. Our glacier walking guide "Yoong" are responsive and patient to everyone of us. Not forget to mentioned ice cave guide "Khalid" is a funny guy whose asked us to remember his name. I will miss them and the unforgettable memory gained from this tour. I will strongly recommend this amazing and worthy tour!!!

This tour was money well spent! Agnes was the best tour guide ever and made sure we got to see everything we wanted to. Our group had 16 people, so it was a great size. The bus had plenty of room and we really appreciated the wifi and charging outlets for our cameras. Daniel was a great driver! GET THE RENTAL BOOTS! It was worth the extra money to have them, especially for the glacier hike and ice cave. This was such an amazing tour! I recommend it!!

So happy that we did this! These 3 days will be memories that I will never forget. Our guide Rose and driver Bardi were fantastic at showing us the southern coast of Iceland and keeping us entertained. They always happened to get us to the spots right before a bigger crowd showed up allowing for excellent photos. We were able to see a little of the northern lights from our hotel, but they helped arrange for a small-group northern lights tour to try and see more once we returned back to Reykjavik (which we saw even better ones). Even if you don't get to see the light due to weather, you will still have the most amazing adventure! I really loved that our group was small (about 18), which made for a more easier and intimate experience. I will definitely recommend this tour to all my friends that want to visit! Thank you Rose and Bardi!

Awesome experience. Good mix of sight-seeing adventure activities. The highlight for me had to be the ice cave, the glacier hike, and the diamond beach. Due to bad winter weather, we had to cancel the glacier hike which was set for the first day, but our tour guide was able to adapt and changed our itinerary so that we could get our hike in on the second day of the trip - it was well worth it as we were able to go on the glacier hike at sunset, which was an unforgettable experience. Amazed that with a large group that there weren't more hiccups. Tour was very professional and well-run.

A fantastic 3 day trip to see amazing Icelandic scenery. Our cheerful tour guide Lydia is very helpful and humorous and took us to see more places not on itinerary as we were quite on time for each journey. Our driver Bjorguin is also very nice and helped me a lot on glacier hiking. He made sure no one lagged behind the team too much and held my hand when i was a bit scared with slopy hills.

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