Guided Tours

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If you want to experience Skagafjrur with a personal guide, you have many different tours and categories to choose from.
You can experience a nice stroll to the town of Saurkrkur and learn all about it's history or go on a guided hike up on one of many mountains we have here in Skagafjrur or maybe you want to learn all about local handcraft, food or sights. You can also choose to experience areas which are not accessible without the right vehicle or guides, and go on a guided jeep tour.
All this and much more tours are available with certified guides here in Skagafjrur.

Tour operators

  • Bakkaflt - Private and/or multi day tours

    Bakkaflt Travel Service offers private tours during the winter.
    Popular destinations include: Mvatn, Dimmuborgir, Dettifoss, Hsavk, Akureyri, Siglufjrur, Hlar and Hvtserkur.

    Northern Iceland is an attractive destination for amateur photographers. Northern Iceland is your best bet to get a glimpse of the aurora borealis. Contact us and we will help you to plan your journey.

  • Guided Tours in Saurkrkur

    Walking around the Old Saurkrkur and its iconic houses, with Sigrn, your local guide. The tour takes around 1H30. Great way of getting to know the history of one of the most important towns of the North.

    Contact Sigrn for departure times and further informations.

  • Lambagras

    Guided tours in Hlar in Hjaltadalur We offer cultural walks from Hlar in Hjaltadalur. Day tours with a local guide enjoying the scenic landscapes of Trllaskagi peninsula and focusing on the history and culture of Hlar. A taste of typical Icelandic hiking snacks is included.
    We have a range of tours scheduled but can also organise day tours on demand.

    Contact us for more information:

    lambagrascultura@gmail.com

    www.lambagrascultura.is

    Phone: (+354) 834-8533

  • Story Sacks - In the Footsteps of Burial Rites

    A bus tour following in the footsteps of Agnes, Fririk and Natan

    While travelling around the sites of the story Burial Rites by Hannah Kent, the guide takes us through the events that led to the last execution in Iceland, in the year of 1830.

    - Duration: Whole day, departure at 9:00

    - Price: 185 euros

    - Included: Bus, guide and meals during the day

    - Difficulty: Bus tour including few short walks (500m at most). If needed, help will be provided getting on and off the bus. Blankets, pillows and camping chairs available at lunch site.

  • Story Sacks - Life in the valley

    Day tour following in the footsteps of an Icelandic female author

    Daytour around Skagafjrur visiting the places where Gurn from Lundur spent her live. Gurn was Icelands most popular author in the mid-20th century. She published her first book in her late fifties. From then on, she was a bestselling author for almost three decades.

    - Duration: Whole day, departure at 9:00

    - Price: 185 euros

    - Included: Bus, guide and meals during the day

    - Difficulty: Bus tour including few short walks (500m at most). If needed, help will be provided getting on and off the bus. Blankets, pillows and camping chairs available at lunch site.

  • Story Sacks - Mid-Day at Molduxi

    An easy hike. Hikers meet at the Saurkrkur Golf Course and walk to the top of Molduxi, a small mountain. The trip ends at Hotel Mikligarur.

    - Every Thursday, from June 1st to July 25th, and from August 15th to 31th

    - Price: 32 euros

    - Included: Guiding, refreshment

    - Difficulty: Quite easy hike that goes up to 300 meters

  • Story Sacks - Sturlunga Trail

    A half day bus tour around Skagafjrur, stopping at the place where the Sturlunga took place.

    - Every Sunday from June 1st to July 25th, and from August 15th to 31st

    - Duration: 4-5 hours

    - Price: 95 euros

    - Included: Taste of Local delicates

    - Difficulty: A bus trio, no walking required

  • Story Sacks - The sand and the Odd shores

    An easy walk from Saurkrkur town following the coast line to the Odd Shore where the ferry man Jn smann used to live.

    - Duration: 2-3 hours

    - Price: 25 euros

    - Included: Guide, refreshment

    - Difficulty: Very easy walk

Contact Us

Tel (+354) 455 6161
info@visitskagafjordur.is

It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

Map

Skagafjrur Visit Trllaskagi