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It is unlikely that anyone will ever forget the first time they tried ice climbing. Agencies in many parts of the country offer ice-climbing tours.

From Coast To Mountains
We are a local family company that has been running trips in southeast Iceland since 1991. Our Summer Special is the popular Ingólfshöfði Puffin Tour. This adventurous journey starts on a tractor drawn hay cart, traveling 6 km across the black sands flats of the southeast coast. Our destination is the isolated headland and nature reserve, Ingólfshöfði, a home of thousands nesting seabirds, including puffins and the great skuas. The historical cape is named after the first settler of Iceland Ingólfur Arnarson, who spent his first winter in Iceland at the cape in 874 AD. For booking and more information, visit www.puffintour.is We also offer Ingólfshöfði Photo Tour, for serious photographers to photograph puffins in early morning couple of times a week in summer. Our Winter special is without a doubt, the Ice Cave Tour. Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson, owner and lead guide of FromCoastToMountains is the pioneer of the ice cave tours in Iceland and has found and named most of the famous ice caves in Vatnajökull glacier. In the wintertime we organize trips to ice caves ranging from short visit to an easily accessible ice cave or ice tunnel during our Ice Cave Tour, to our two day Ice Cave SleepOver Tour to more remote ice cave. For booking and more information, visit www.icecaving.is FromCoastToMountains also organizes various trips in the Vatnajökull region, mostly for individuals and small parties. We offer solutions for people that want to experience the nature and glaciers of southeast Iceland with native mountain guides. If you would like to know more about our different private or small group tours, please visit: www.fromcoasttomountains.com/our-tours Our Latest Adventure is our newest product, Café Vatnajökull in Fagurhólsmýri, which our family opened in 2017. This former local grocery store was the heart of our community for almost 40 years, but was closed for a decade until we bought it and converted it to be the base of our operations. Our Café is an adventure in it self. Here you can meet the locals, see and buy our family products, get fresh Icelandic coffee from and try some of Icelandic special treats. Don´t be a stranger and come to visit us and experience a special atmosphere in the beautiful surrounding of Vatnajökull. Our photos speak more than words, check out our photo gallery on our web site, www.fromcoasttomountains.com/gallery   Tour: Departure: Duration: Ingólfshöfði PuffinTour - Birdwatching and historytrip to Ingólfshöfði nature reserve. From mid May - mid August: every day except Sundays.For more info visit www.PuffinTour.is 2 1/2 hours       Ingólfshöfði PhotoTour - Special departures for serious photographers to Ingólfshöfði. June - August:every day except Sundays. Booking on www.PuffinTour.is For more info visit www.PuffinTour.is 3 hours Ice Cave Tour - A visit to an Ice cave in Vatnajökull. November - March: every day except Sundays.Booking on www.IceCaving.isFor more info visit www.IceCaving.is 2-3 hours  
Exploring Iceland
Exploring Iceland is a DMC based in Iceland and offers extensive B2B opportunities for individual travel offers, smaller and larger groups. At Exploring Iceland we dedicate ourselves to each and every detail, we select and hand-pick our partners focusing on quality, animal welfare and social responsibility. We take pride in personal service, professional guides, wonderful local Icelandic food and always try to find new routes and sights away from the crowd. We are proud to say that our tours are absolutely genuine and authentic by working with the locals! We offer both summer and winter tours and are happy to include for example northern light hunts, thrilling activities and cultural events. We also have our own sports division (running, golf, horseback riding and skiing). For the individual traveler we can arrange everything from a short stop-over visit to extended tours around Iceland. We are one of the few travel agencies that offer horse riding tours with hotel accommodation. These tours can either be booked as micro group tours with a maximum of 6 riders or private tours. We also specialize in tailor making exciting itineraries for families and other smaller and larger private groups based on either self-drive or guided tours. Private culinary tours, hiking, running, fishing and photography tours have been arranged by us – customer satisfaction is our ultimate goal! Contact us for an exciting offer tailor made to your wishes and needs!
Local Guide - of Vatnajökull
Local Guide of Vatnajökull is a small family run company in the South East of Iceland offering small and intimate glacier trips on the Vatnajökull glacier outlets. All of our guides are local to the area and have a wealth of experience guiding and training on Vatnajökull glacier. We pride ourselves in offering tours suitable for all abilities and levels of enthusiasm, whether you are a family experiencing Iceland for the first time, or if you are a more adventurous explorer with some experience on glaciers, we hope you will enjoy a trip with us at Local Guide. What do we offer? Winter: During the winter months October-March we specialise in ice cave tours. We offer short, more accessible tours as well as longer tours suited to the more adventurous. We are able to cater to large group sizes too. Summer: In the summer months from April-September our focus is glacier hiking. We have a number of tours suitable for most ages, as well as ice climbing or a full day techniques tour for the more adventurous. Why Chose Local Guide? - Small group experience- 4x4 jeep transfer (which means less of a walk to the glacier)- Local guides that know the area very well- Highly trained glacier guides using the standards of AIMG- Owned and run by locals living in the Vatnajökull region  Please get in touch! If you cannot find what you are looking for please let us know, we aim to be as flexible as possible and hope we can find a tour that fits your requirements. If we do not have what you are looking for we will do our utmost to help you. To find us on Instagram, please click here.
Glacier Adventure
GLACIER ADVENTUREGlacier Adventure is a small family-run local company. Guiding is our passion and our life revolves around Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull. All of our tours are operated on, under, and around the glacier. Glacier Adventures base camp is only 12km east of the Jökulsárlón, the Glacier Lagoon, one of Iceland's most popular attractions. The meeting point is Hali, where you will find our cozy barn as a hang-out place before your tour starts. Glacier Adventure base camp: -Free parking -Free wifi -Restaurant, hotel, and guesthouses. To book a tour with Glacier Adventure please visit our web page www.glacieradventure.is  The company's goal is to share our love and knowledge of the region with our clients and to safely introduce them to some of Iceland's most stunning sights. We have summer and winter tours. During summer, Glacier Adventure takes its guests on a glacier walk on Breiðamerkurjökull, one of Vatnajökull's biggest outlet glaciers. Glacier Adventure offers ice climbing in a small and intimate group. Over the winter period, from November to the middle of March Glacier Adventure offers Ice Cave tours. We have two different ice cave tours to offer. The longer ice cave tour is a combo tour including a glacier walk and an ice cave tour and the shorter is only an ice cave tour. 
Midgard Adventure
Midgard Adventure Midgard Adventure is a Tour Operator & Travel Agency that delivers authentic experiences with local,highly experienced guides. We offer day tours and multi-day trips, either in small groups or private, to both popular and well off-the-beaten path locations. At Midgard Base Camp which is located in Hvolsvöllur, the heart of South Iceland, unique accommodation, a stunning rooftop hot tub and a lively restaurant and bar awaits you. What separates us? We are a small family-owned and operated business with a high service level Our team consists of local mountaineers that all share a passion for adventure and sustainable travel The service is always very personal and the experience is truly authentic With us you will connect with locals and create profound memories that last a lifetime Day ToursWe offer various kinds of day tours: highlands tours, super jeep tours, wilderness hikes, bike tours, sightseeing tours and glacier tours. Our most popular summer tours are Þórsmörk Super Jeep, Þórsmörk Hike and Landmannalaugar Day Tour. Our most popular winter tours are Þórsmörk Super Jeep, Meet Eyjafjallajökull and Midgard Surprise. Multi Day TripsWe offer multi-day trips ranging from 2-8 days. But we can also customise multi-day trips at any length of time. Our most popular summer trip is the 4-Day Iceland Adventure Package where you experience awe-inspiring landscapes of South Iceland along with fun and exciting activities. Our most popular winter trip is the 4-Day Northern Lights Adventure. This is the perfect itinerary for a winter break with the flexibility needed for winter travel in Iceland. Both of these tours combine the whole Midgard all-in-one concept as the guests accommodate and dine at Midgard Base Camp.  Private tours and tailor-made itinerariesWe offer both private tours and tailor-made adventures. You tell us what you would like to do and we design an itinerary customized around your wants, desires and budget. We will gladly cover the most popular destinations but our expertise lies in our ability to go off-the-beaten path. You will get inside access to hidden places that you will not find in tourist books. Family Vacations We love organising family trips to Iceland. All our services are very much personalised, so don’t expect any standard e-mails. Tell us about your family and your interests and we will use our knowledge to design a memorable trip that suits your family. A trip that will include the must-see popular sights and also off-the-beaten path trips where you will experience the authentic and raw Iceland, the real Iceland – far away from other tourists. Other servicesWe also organise incentive trips, events and itineraries for educational groups. Check out our homepage for sample itineraries. Do you need accommodation?At Midgard Base Camp you will find hotel and hostel style accommodation, restaurant and a bar. Midgard’s location is superb to explore all the major attractions in South Iceland as well as the “off the beaten path” highlands. The atmosphere is relaxed and the friendly ambience is unique. All guests get exclusive access to the rooftop hot tub and sauna. Interesting links Midgard Adventure Website Why book with Midgard Adventure? Midgard Base Camp Website Midgard Restaurant Website Midgard Videos Midgard Adventure on Facebook Midgard Base Camp on Facebook @MidgardAdventure on Instagram @Midgard.Base.Camp on Instagram  

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