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The Traveling Viking

Akureyri, Iceland
+354 896 3569
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Excellent 2-Day Tour of Detifoss and Lake Myvatn; Great Guide

We had a special two-day tour that was put together for our cruise group. Our guide, Lilji, was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
913Stacy
Game of Thrones Tour turned into Lake Myvatn Day Tour

My husband and I are huge Game of Thrones fans and were super excited when we booked this GOT tour... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Blaire S
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The Traveling Viking is a family run tour company in Akureyri.We focus on high quality tours around Iceland with focus on the North. Our Game of Thrones tour is the original one, chosen by the producers of GoT.
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+354 896 3569

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a special two-day tour that was put together for our cruise group. Our guide, Lilji, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable; a true local. The first day we were in vans that seated around 18 passengers, two seats on one side of the aisle and...More

1  Thank 913Stacy
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband and I are huge Game of Thrones fans and were super excited when we booked this GOT tour with The Traveling Viking. We did thorough review research and felt The Travelling Viking would be out best option since they did get such superb...More

4  Thank Blaire S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We did the game of thrones tour in the Lake Myvatn area. We went to Detifoss and went to the sulfur pits, the famous cave, and a place where they bake bread under the ground. and the most interesting part was the Dimmuborgir Lava Formations...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had such high hopes for our two day Detifoss & Lake Myvatn tour; there were indeed wonderful sights to see; however, after 30 minutes of riding in an at least 15 year old beat up van with worn out suspension and a wannabe race...More

Thank Michael S
Jondinn, Manager at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Hello Michael We really do hope, that you enjoyed the visit to Iceland and we also hope you had some good time on the tour with us, not just bad one. We thank you so much for your review and we make sure we learn...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We were so looking forward to this tour and booked it a year in advance. It was an awful experience due to the horrible van we were crowded into. 18 people total in the van including the driver and guide. It had to be 20...More

Thank Judy S
Jondinn, Manager at The Traveling Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Hello Judy First of all we want to thank you for the review and we do apologize for the bad experience you had of our first day tour. Hopefully it wasn't the same for the second day. We will learn from this and make sure...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Had an incredible time... I got quite lucky because I booked on a day when no one else was there so I had the tour guide all to myself! The mix of hilarious personal anecdotes about the Game of Thrones cast, mixed with Icelandic folklores,...More

1  Thank MikeThwaites
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I book myvatn mystery & magic with this coming, they pick up me from hotel on time at 9 pm v CM back by 4.30 with lots of memories of gr8 location of game of throne, v r only two so it's like private tour,...More

Thank brareone4u
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had a booking with them to see the northern lights. Weather wasn't conducive for both days, which was fine. However, both the cancellations were informed very last minute and only via SMS. The last cancellation did inform me that i will get a full refund...More

3  Thank careychua
Reviewed 16 April 2017

As a Game of Thrones fan, I was very excited to read about this tour. It seemed the perfect combination of sightseeing in northern Iceland, gathering behind-the-scenes information about the Game of Thrones HBO series, and getting the chance to visit Myvatn Nature Baths. I...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour and brilliant, informative guide. Great day out. Hoping to go to Detifoss but the road was closed. Shame. Thanks very much Traveling Viking. Really lovely day out. Unis and Christine Shaikh

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jonlim17
4 February 2017|
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Response from ZafirahRed | Reviewed this property |
I emailed them for a refund once and they got back to me on the same day. The private tour guy by the name of Stefan is really friendly.
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Mike G
3 December 2015|
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Response from Jondinn | Property representative |
Hello Mike Our tours are from Akureyri 45 min flight north from Reykjavik, but we do offer free hotel/airport pickup in Akureyri.
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Ben D
16 August 2015|
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Response from Jondinn | Property representative |
Hello Ben, welcome No there shouldn't be anything you need to worry about on the tour. See you soon :)
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