Recommendations by AN Iceland Expert

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Iceland Experts

tips from a local to a keen explorer :)

We are excited to welcome you to Iceland. Here are our personal recommendations for some great and affordable tours and activities in Iceland along with transport, where to eat, what to do with a short layover to help with your planning. Hope you will enjoy your time in Iceland!

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👍Top Tours

Top tours for seeing our beautiful country. These are my best suggestions and the pricing is really reasonable too. :)

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$ 87
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Golden Circle & The Secret Lagoon
Iceland:A western classic :)
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$ 115
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Snorkel Between Continents In Silfra | Free Photos
Iceland:A absolute must for snorkeling lovers!
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$ 46
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Northern Lights Tour By Bus
Iceland:An accessible way to see the northern lights!
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$ 363
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Inside the Volcano Tour | Free Pickup from Reykjavik
Iceland:An absolute must over the summer months. Don't miss this unforgettable experience!
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$ 889
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4 Day Blue Ice Cave, South Coast, Golden Circle, Snæfellsnes And Northern Lights
Iceland:Everything you could want to do in the South West Region of Iceland!
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$ 91
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Whale Watching Reykjavik
Iceland:Another summer classic and easily done from Reykjavík :)
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$ 189
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Northern Lights And Stargazing
Iceland:Book ahead for your winter adventures in Iceland with this bucket list item!
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$ 4,861
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Volcano Explorer Private Helicopter Tour
Iceland:An unforgettable experience that is a must do if your budget allows!
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$ 140
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Northern Lights Explorer / Northern Lights Superjeep tour
Iceland:Plan your winter adventures a head of time with a private tour :)
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✈️Reykjavík Tips

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How to Spend 3 Days in Reykjavik
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24 hours in Reykjavik, Iceland
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Image - How to Spot the Northern Lights + Some Photography Tips
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How to See the Northern Lights in Iceland
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💸Budget Friendly

Awesome experiences under $100 and articles on how to stretch your dollar in Iceland

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Iceland on a Budget: Reykjavik Travel Guide 2017
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10 Free Things To Do In Reykjavik
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Image - A Lesson in Kindness While Hitchhiking Through Iceland
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A Lesson in Kindness While Hitchhiking Through Iceland
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Image - Fly & Drive: Itinerary for a road trip to remember
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How to Budget for Iceland!
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19 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Trip to Iceland
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⭐️The Essentials

Supermarkets, parking, pharmacies, alcohol, banks! All the things you don't really think about until you arrive, I've got it covered :)

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Bónus
Iceland:The ´cheapest´ supermarket, great for the essentials
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Krónan
Iceland:A little bit of a larger range than Bónus
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Vínbúðin
Iceland:The only place you can buy off licence alcohol in Iceland, watch out for open hours and plan ahead!
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Nettó
Iceland:Another supermarket chain, lightly healthier selection
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10-11
Iceland:Watch out for the prices here, if you think Bónus is expensive wait until you enter a 10-11!
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Landsbankinn
Iceland:Bank of Iceland
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Lyfja
Iceland:Pharmacy chain
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Ráðhús parking
Iceland:Carparking near the pond
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Laugavegur parking garage
Iceland:Downtown parking
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Traðarkot - Parking House
Iceland:Downtown parking
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Image - All You Need to Know about Iceland's Swimming Pools
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How to Go Swimming in Iceland
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What to Pack for a Trip to Iceland
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Weather Forecast in Iceland
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🍻Drinks, Restaurants and Nightlife!

It might be cliché but that’s why we love it!

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Where to Eat in Reykjavik Iceland (and what to order!) | Savored Journeys
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A Guide to Laugavegur, Iceland’s Single Coolest Street
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The 10 Best Bars In Reykjavik, Iceland
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Cheap Eats in Reykjavik
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5 Places for the Best Coffee in Reykjavik
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🚌Transport

It's important to know how you're getting between all your awesome adventures! I've put a collection together to make it easier for you. I can also book a taxi for you if that is easier for your group, sometimes it can be worth it than getting the bus at 4am! ;)

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  1. Into the Glacier Classic Tour | Meet on Location
  2. Golden Circle & The Secret Lagoon
  3. Best of Iceland Tour: Golden Circle, South Coast and Northern Lights
  4. Snorkel Between Continents In Silfra | Free Photos
  5. Northern Lights Tour By Bus
  6. Inside the Volcano Tour | Free Pickup from Reykjavik
  7. 4 Day Blue Ice Cave, South Coast, Golden Circle, Snæfellsnes And Northern Lights
  8. Whale Watching Reykjavik
  9. Northern Lights Explorer / Northern Lights Superjeep tour
  10. Snorkeling Silfra Group Tour
  11. Glacier Wonders - Glacier Hiking in Iceland
  12. Sólheimajökull Ice Climbing & Glacier Hike
  13. 2 Day Tour To Jokulsarlon With Glacier Hike, Boat Tour & South Coast Waterfalls
  14. 2 Day - South Coast, Ice Cave, Skaftafell & Jokulsarlon Ice Lagoon
  15. Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
  16. Snorkel Between Continents In Silfra | Free Photos
  17. South Coast Classic: Guided in 10 languages
  18. The mysterious Snæfellsnes National park
  19. Reykjavík Classic Whale Watching
  20. South Coast Classic: Guided in 10 languages
  21. Bónus
  22. Krónan
  23. Vínbúðin
  24. Nettó
  25. 10-11
  26. Landsbankinn
  27. Lyfja
  28. Ráðhús parking
  29. Laugavegur parking garage
  30. Traðarkot - Parking House
  31. The Funky Food And Beer Walk
  32. Airport Transfer w/Hotel Pick Up - Reykjavík To Keflavík
  33. Airport Transfer w/ Hotel Drop Off - Keflavík To Reykjavík
  34. Transfer Keflavík - Blue Lagoon
  35. Lagoon Car Rental - Reykjavik Office

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