Top 674 Reykjavik Tours
- ATV & Buggy Tours
- Airplane Tours
- Biking Tours
- Boat Tours
- Caving Tours
- Combo Deals
- Culture Tours
- Diving Tours
- Dog Sledding Tours
- Fishing Tours
- Glacier Tours
- Helicopter Tours
- Hiking Tours
- Horse Riding Tours
- Ice Climbing Tours
- Photo Tours
- Rafting Tours
- Sightseeing Tours
- Skiing Tours
- Snorkelling Tours
- Snowmobile Tours
- Super Jeep Tours
- Surfing tours
- Whale Watching & Puffin Tours
Frequently Asked Questions
About Reykjavik Tours
Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland, and holds two-thirds of the country’s population within its greater metropolitan area. It is the base for most travellers and the departure point for the majority of activities and excursions available in Iceland. Tours in the city allow you to explore its culture, cuisine, architecture and history.
1. How many people live in Reykjavik?
Reykjavik itself is home to approximately 125,000 people, and the greater metropolitan area has a population of around 220,000.
2. What are Reykjavik’s main cultural sites?
Reykjavik is a city that dates back to the 9th Century and a thriving cultural scene; there are thus dozens of galleries, museums, art displays, architectural sites and historical places.
3. When is the best time to visit Reykjavik?
Reykjavik is bustling throughout the year, but has its most popular events and festivals going on in July, August and November; it is also very festive throughout December for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
4. What are the best festivals in Reykjavik?
The most popular music festivals in Reykjavik are Secret Solstice, Sonar and Airwaves. Reykjavík Pride, Culture Night, Food and Fun, the Reykjavik Fashion Festival and the Reykjavik International Film Festival are also very popular.
5. How close is Reykjavik to major natural attractions?
One can easily take a day tour from Reykjavik exploring the Golden Circle route, South Coast, or Snaefellsnes Peninsula.
6. What are the best swimming pools in Reykjavík?
Laugardalslaug is the largest and most popular swimming pool. The city is also a good base from which to drive or be driven to the Blue Lagoon on the Reykjanes Peninsula, the Fontana Spa on the Golden Circle, and the Secret Lagoon near Gullfoss.
7. Can you see the Northern Lights in Reykjavik?
Because of the light pollution, Reykjavik is one of the worst places In Iceland to look out for the northern lights. Sites such as Grotta lighthouse, however, are often dark enough for a good display, and you may be able to see them faintly from dim streets and green spaces. Northern lights tour by boat are much more successful, and many bus and jeep tours depart from the city.
8. Can I fly from Reykjavik to other towns?
Yes. Flights run regularly to Akureyri, Egilsstadir and Isafjorður.
9. Do I need to book accommodation in Reykjavik in advance?
Yes, although there are many hotels, hostels and guesthouses, they are often fully booked at peak times.
10. What is the best way to sightsee in Reykjavik?
Sightseeing tours in Reykjavik can be done by foot, bus, private car, bike, Segway, and helicopter.