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The Traveling Viking

Akureyri, Iceland
+354 896 3569
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Had an incredible time... I got quite lucky because I booked on a day when no one else was there so... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile

I book myvatn mystery & magic with this coming, they pick up me from hotel on time at 9 pm v CM... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Mumbai (Bombay), India
via mobile
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Akureyri, Iceland
+354 896 3569

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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

2  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

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 23 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

Thank unisshaikh
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Too many tourists, overflowing and poorly organized by those who try to attract trawellers to these places they do not get 2 points, tourists are actually ruining very delicate surroundings and still we do not dislike them but this overflow is not good for this...More

1  Thank B. K
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Topline: They didn't respond to emails or phone calls. They charged my credit card for booking my ice fishing trip. They did not let me know that they had canceled all ice fishing trips for the month of February until I called them while we...More

3  Thank KristiniP
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We booked for the Game of Thrones Tour whilst in Akureyri for 3 days. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed not just her GoT stories but also her own personal stories about Iceland in general. The places of interest included in this...More

Thank Kai111
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Thank you travelling Viking! I took part in the GOT tour and northern lights tour. The GOT tour was informative, lots of lovely viewpoints. I enjoyed hearing about other movies and series which were filmed in the area. The stop off at the thermal pool...More

1  Thank sadie o
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Jon was the best guide ever! He shared so much knowledge about the filming of game of thrones in iceland. We visited the sites where they filmed Jon first meeting Mance Rayder, Sam running through a blizzard and being grabbed by a whitewalker, the cave...More

1  Thank 905kaylah
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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.
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.
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 :)