reykjavik Walking Tour Small Group

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About The Reykjavik Walking Tour Small group

The Reykjavik Walking Tour Small Group is designed especially for those who wish to get a more personal touch to their day in Reykjavik. Famous landmarks are visited, history of the city is brought to life and you are introduced to local culture. The tour starts on the highest elevated point in town, is wheelchair accessible and all downhill, also ideal for children.

The small size of the group makes it flexible for stops indoors in cold weather and the lengthy tour makes it relaxed as if you are with a new Icelandic friend. The tour culminates with traditional lamb soup in a cozy authentic restaurant

Famous sites covered on this tour are the Parliament building, The Concert Hall Harpa, The Old Harbor, Hallgrímskirkja, lake Tjörnin and the City Hall. Along with plenty of non-touristy sites. Our guests are encouraged to visit the tower of Hallgrímskirkja before the start of the tour.

Furthermore, we visit an Iconic coffee house, a Christmas shop, a traditional restaurant and see the insides of the oldest theater in town. Due to long distances, we cannot cover the Sun Voyager sculpture, Höfði House, The Pearl and The Botanical Garden.

You’ll also see some of Reykjavík’s best hidden street art as we introduce you to local habits, do’s and dont’s. You’ll get the history of Iceland in a nutshell as well as recommendations on restaurants, bars and museums.

The idea is to lay the foundation for the ideal trip to Iceland or to wrap up a journey of a lifetime with answers to the questions that have arisen during your stay. By the end of the walk, you’ll have a local friend and you’ve felt like you’ve seen the city in a different light.

This Reykjavik walking tour is the perfect alternative for those looking to transform a city walk into a personal an exclusive Reykjavik experience.

Availability

Daily at 10:00 am
Sometimes at 2:00 pm

Duration

3 hours approx. 

Price

ISK 4,500 per person
Maximum 10 people in the group

Free of charge for children 16 years old and younger

Included

Lamb soup in a roll
Vegetarians, please let us know, we will try to offer an alternative

Children share delicacies with their parents if they don’t choose to add a soup which is ISK 1,000 extra


About the hosts

We are a team of guides with background in history studies. We are a mixture of performers, mentors and stand up artists with solid educational background. We realize that we are representing our country, hence we choose our words carefully and show the utmost respect we can to everybody. Whilst still trying to walk the thin line of humor.

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Booking

Instant booking is available for this experience. Just choose your date, number of people, and add it to your cart. Review your items and proceed to checkout for payment. Or, add more experiences and tours and pay everything at once.

Minimum number of participants on this tour is 6 people, which is our “break-even” point. In case that number is not reached 24 hours earlier, you will be notified, refunded and offered an alternative time the same day.


Why booing with us

  • No booking fees or any hidden cost

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Good to know

Language

English

Weatherproof

This activity takes place rain or shine

Recommendations

Dress for the weather and wear comfortable outdoor walking shoes

Our guests are encouraged to visit the tower of Hallgrímskirkja before the start of the tour, which is just in front.

Other booking options

Available as private. Please contact us to arrange it, details and price.

Plan a great day

Combine the Reykjavik Walking Tour with a fun and delicious Chocolate Factory Tour and Tasting starting at 2:00 pm for an incredible day full of culture, history and food!

Meeting at/location

Downtown Reykjavik. Meeting location will be provided after booking.

Reviews

"VIP tour – the best experience!"

"Marteinn is an excellent guide and owner of the company. We did the tour with coffee and lamb stew. It was the best bargain in town with a 3 hour tour and food that was included that on its own cost more than the tour! He is so knowledgeable and loves sharing his knowledge. Whatever you do never tell him to “Þegiðu” – he has so much to say! "


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