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Mountain Excursion

#4 of 4 Tours in Vik
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Address: | ., Vik 871, Iceland
Phone Number:
+354 897 7737
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

SuperTruck tours

Glacier walk

Ice climbing

Mountain hiking

Local Guide

SuperTruck tours

Glacier walk

Ice climbing

Mountain hiking

Local Guide

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There were so many highlights of our Iceland trip but this was probably top of the list! From email enquiries till end of the trip, Jóhann was so pleasant and cool about... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There were so many highlights of our Iceland trip but this was probably top of the list! From email enquiries till end of the trip, Jóhann was so pleasant and cool about everything. The tour was private, just 4 of us, and we took both the Glacier Walk and Katla SuperTruck Tour. We started off early (could be earlier but... More 

Thank seeplay
Exeter, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The glacier hike was an excellent tour! We met at 9am which meant we were first on the glacier- when we came down just after midday, there were dozens of groups kitting up with crampons ready to go on! It was so informative and so interesting! You feel in very safe hands, as you're with a local who clearly loves... More 

Thank Kate D
Montreal, Canada
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60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This was probably the highlight of our trip. Johann took us on this amazing full day trip. One of the points that stood out is the fact that Johann is a true local, having been born and raised in Vik, and thus knows the spots that non-locals are not aware of. This is a must if you are in the... More 

Thank aneums3
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Jóhann was an amazing guide. Very knowledgeable about the history of Iceland & took us to incredible glaciers & ice caves. I highly recommend booking a tour with him!

Thank Sarah T
New Hampshire, USA
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119 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I cannot recommend this tour more highly. Johann brought our small group to glaciers, ice caves, ice walls, beaches and overlooks. We saw wonderful scenery and learned a tremendous amount about Iceland and its glaciers. He answered every question we had about Icelandic history and culture. He provided all the technical equipment and kept us safe when walking through the... More 

Thank Diosa18
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We booked Johann for a glacier walk and I've wall climb and could not be happier with the experience. As a local of Vik and guide for over 20 years, Johann was extremely knowledgeable of Alpine safety, glacial geology and intimately familiar with the glacier's ever changing topography. In addition to that he was extremely attentive to our needs, had... More 

2 Thank Alvin L
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Volcano Hotel (Ace place) so we booked a trip with Jóhann and it was a brilliant thing to do. He only does small groups so you get a very safe and personal tour. The glacier walk was amazing and Jóhann's passion and knowledge of the volcano and the local geography were very interesting. A Must... More 

1 Thank Jon S
Singapore, null, Singapore
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Guide Johann was very friendly and provided us with the best lesson on geography, or rather, glacier and volcano, ever. Better than all my geography teachers combined! We booked the glacier walk on 18 January via email and he was prompt in reply and confirmed our reservation with the option to pay on the spot after the tour. He arrived... More 

Thank cawww
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572 reviews
267 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We as a group went with Johann for the tour to the Katla glacier. He is incredible. His knowledge of the local area is incredible. The drive up to the glacier is smooth and bumpy. There are three ice caves that we explored and managed to take amazing photographs. The colour of the glacier is very unique with layers. I... More 

Thank JamesKMTan
Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

We spent 2 nights at the Volcano Hotel and were lucky enough to be able to book a trip with Johann who also runs Mountain Excursions. This was certainly worth the cost and made our trip. Johann was able to take myself, my husband and my daughter out onto the glacier. There was no on else around and the scenery... More 

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