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Svalvogar Circle Tour is the best tour I ever had.

We arrived with a cruise ship and Iceland Backcountry Travel was there on time to pick us up from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dutchguy020
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Just awesome! Countryside with a thrill!!!

This tour was amazing from start to finish for all of our family (me and my husband, 55 and 59... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
932tina
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Neuss, Germany
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Iceland BackCountry Travel offers tours in highly modified superjeeps driven by native Icelanders. Sightseeing tours, arctic fox and other wildlife photo safaris, northern lights tours, glacier tours, ice fishing for trout, hikes, backcountry...more
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Urdarvegur 27, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived with a cruise ship and Iceland Backcountry Travel was there on time to pick us up from the port. We had a fantastic day! We drove to Pingeyri for a short stop and continue to Svalvogar peninsula. What a beautiful trip. Spectacular. Really...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello there and thank you for your review! I'm really glad you enjoyed it so much. :) Gummi

Reviewed 12 August 2018

This tour was amazing from start to finish for all of our family (me and my husband, 55 and 59 years and our 2 daughters 16 and 20 years). With a cruise we had a stop in Isafjördur on August 3rd. As we wanted to...More

Thank 932tina
Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for your review! It was a real pleasure taking you all out there and I'm so happy you enjoyed it so much. All the best. :) Gummi

Reviewed 24 July 2018

We arrived in Isafjordur on a cruise ship and had prebooked a tour with Gudmundur. From the inital email Gudmundur responded promptly and answered all our queries. Our tour was with Jon, who was waiting for us at the pier. We chose the Svalvogar Circle...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Sarah and thank you for your kind words and recommendations. :) All the best. Gudmundur

Reviewed 21 July 2018

I’m partially handicapped walking with elbow crutches. We arrived at Isafjordur not expecting to be able to do much other than maybe a walk or hire a taxi trip. I met Gudmunder Valdimarsson of superjeep adventure tours (Iceland Back Country Travel) while looking for something...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for the review. It was a pleasure to show you the sights. If anyone reading this wants to take a tour with me, have a look at my website for tour options. Thank you! Gudmundur

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

After sent emails back and forth with Gudmundur, then I decided to the tour on my last day in Iceland. My guide, Boggi, was great. During the trip to Selatangar he even got me a short read about the arctic fox. I know I've been...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review Dwi :) I hope you will be able to visit the Westfjords and Isafjordur the next time around. Seeya then. Gudmundur

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Ísafjörður in January right in the middle of snow storm season. Was very keen on doing the Mountain View tour and BackCountry Northern Lights Adventure, however due to the weather conditions it was impossible. Gudmundur was incredibly accommodating and tailored a private tour...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you Lissy! It was a pleasure my friend! To bad we didn't have good enough weather to go northern lights hunting. Maybe next time. :) Gummi

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great tour. Our guide Gudmundur was very informative and you can tell he love his job which makes the tour even more enjoyable. The off-road driving was so much fun. He even altered the tour for us as he knew we would be traveling along...More

Thank Mhairi B
Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello there! Thank you for your review 😊 I would love to take your inlaws out on a tour! Happy that you enjoyed your tour. Thanks Guđmundur

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had one day only in Isafjordur and decided on a Svalvogar Super Jeep trip with Gudmundur. The day is one we will remember for ever: we experienced the remote outer fjord area driving part way on an exciting 4x4 track with the most magestic...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hello Owen and thank you so much for your review! Thanks for spreading the word about our tour! All the best. Gudmundur

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We did a wonderful tour with "John" He was an excellent driver and guide and make our tour anmarvellous Icelandic adventure! Dr.J.Thulie

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi there Dr. J and thank you for your review! Jon is a top notch guide and I'll tell him about your kind words. thank you! Gummi

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Gudmundur picked us up at the Cruise Ship dock. Six of us climbed into a large jeep. The back seat was very tight for adults. Four passengers would have been ideal for this jeep. Besides that we had a wonderful day even going off-road for...More

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Ibctravel, Owner at Iceland Backcountry Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hello Grifkirch and thank you for your review! :) So very kind of you to give your tour with me the highest rank of all your tours! Thank you so much. Our new cars will be more spacious so there will be no back seat...More

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Louisa G
27 June 2018|
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Response from Ibctravel | Property representative |
Hi Louisa and thank you for your enquiry. :) I can arrange a 2 hour private tour for you at either 12 or 2pm. It´s a very scenic tour and costs 40.000 isk. Please email me for further information.
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_sammylu767
14 April 2018|
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Response from Ibctravel | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry :) You can join the Svalvogar circle tour at 9am. The tour is 6-7 hours. You can also book a private tour but you would need to pay for 5 pax. The price is 28.000 isk per pax for this... More
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Californiagirl14
12 February 2018|
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Response from GRIFKIRCH | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, I did not see your question a few months ago. Contact Iceland Back Country tours. It was a private tour with 12 of us in two large jeep type vehicles.
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