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Icelandic Mountain Guides

Icelandic Mountain Guides is an outdoor and adventure tour specialist in Iceland now in its 20th year of continuous operation. We offer a wide selection of day and multi-day tours of different level, ensuring that we can provide adventure for all. Glacier Walks, Ice Climbing, Discovery tours, Trekking, Hiking, Backpacking, Super Jeeps, Biking and Skiing are among the activities we offer for both individuals and groups. IMG also runs an experienced incentives department with Iceland Rovers. Icelandic Mountain Guides are known for their innovation in outdoor activities, client-safety and for upholding an active environmental policy.
Icelandic Mountain Guides have operated the original Glacier Walks since 1994 and have over 19 years of experience, servicing clients from all over the world. The Glacier Walks are easy and accessible for everyone as the duration ranges from two to seven hours. The operation of the Glacier Walks takes place on both Svínafellsjökull glacier, located in Skaftafell National Park and on Sólheimajökull glacier located on the south coast.

The staff at Icelandic Mountain Guides is highly trained and knowledgeable and you can say that the company sets the safety standards for all other outdoor adventure companies in Iceland. The company adopted the strict training standards from New Zealand for their guides and it has been proved that such standards suit the Icelandic environment perfectly.

Awards and recognitions:
2006: Iceland Air Pioneer Award for the innovation and development of Glacier Walks.
2009: The Environmental Award from the Icelandic Tourist Board for environmental policy and awareness
2010: The Icelandic Travel Industry Association (SAF) Education Award for education and continuous training of guides
2010: The Icelandic Travel Industry Association Innovation Award for the innovation and development of Glacier Walks.
2011: The company was nominated for the Nordic Nature and Environmental Prize.
2012: The Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Award for being a leading company in Iceland for nature friendly tourism and respect for nature and the environment in all operations.

Icelandic Mountain Guides Tours:

Glacier Walks: From Reykjavík, Skaftafell, Sólheimajökull Glacier and Langjökull Glacier.
Mountain Climbing: Hvannadalshnúkur (Iceland´s Highest Summit), Hrútsfjallstindar, Eyjafjallajökull, Snæfellsjökull and More.
Overnight Tours: Trekking tours, Backpacking Tours, Hiking Adventures, Alpine Ski Tours, Cross Country Skiing, Bike Tours, Incentive Travel and More.
Hiking Tours: Iceland´s Highest Waterfall, Nesjavellir, Hot Springs, Lava Caves and More.
Trekking and Trekking Tours: In Iceland and Greenland.
Backpacking Tours: In Iceland and Greenland
Ice Climbing: At Skaftafell, Sólheimajökull, courses and Private Tours.
Greenland Tours: Hiking, Cross Country Skiing, Expeditions and More.
Private Guiding and Custom Tours: In Iceland, Greenland and More.
Mountaineering Courses: Ice Climbing, Advanced Ice Climbing, Mountain Skills, Winter Mountaineering, Alpine Ski Touring, Glacier Travel, and Guide training.
Ski Tours: Cross Country Skiing, Alpine Skiing, courses and private tours in both Iceland and Greenland.
Expeditions: In Iceland and Greenland.
Bike Tours: A great selection of Bike tours in Iceland
Incentive Travel: Operated with Iceland Rovers Incentive department,
Super Jeep Tours: With Iceland Rovers,

See also Iceland Rovers -

Iceland Rovers Tours:

Super Jeep Tours: Day Tours, Longer Tours and expeditions.
Day Tours: South Shore, Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar, Eyjafjallajökull, Hekla Volcano, Langjökull Glacier, Northern Lights, Golden Circle and More
Longer Tours: Highlands, Hot Springs, winter highlights and more.
Private and specialized Tours: For groups, individuals and special assignments.
Hiking, Mountain Climbing, Glaciers and Caving

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Icelandic Mountain Guides

Stórhöfði 33

GPS Points N64° 7' 36.742" W21° 47' 54.761"


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