With the increased popularity of Iceland as a tourist destination there is one downfall. The tourist traps. Most people want to experience something unique on their trips to Iceland. Therefore we have put together this list of tours where you will not be doing the exact same thing as every tourist in Iceland. These are unique experiences where you go off the beaten track and experience Iceland´s hidden gems.
The criteria for the tours is: Unique experience, low prices and close to Reykjavik
Hiking in Reykjadalur – Hot springs tour |14.155 ISK (~110 EUR)|
This tour takes you hiking in Reykjadalur and swimming in a natural geothermal river. Located only 40 minutes away from Reykjavik this tour is the best way to start of your day. Click here for more details and booking.
The Heritage tour – Riding Icelandic horses | 11.875 ISK (~93 EUR)|
In this tour you will be riding through meadows, lava fields and a small river. This gives you a chance to experience the Icelandic horse which is unique in many ways. First of it is really small, at times pony-sized almost. However he makes up for his small height by having a special ability. The Icelandic horse displays two gaits in addition to the typical walk, trot, and canter/gallop commonly displayed by other breeds. Click here for more details and booking.