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Mountain Excursion

| ., Vik 871, Iceland
+354 897 7737
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Johann is very friendly, experienced and a really adventurous explorer! We stayed in his very cozy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
Amazing experience - HIGHLY recommend!!!

Our family of 5 (with 3 kids aged 8-14) did the glacier tour with Johann and it was easily the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fran C
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| ., Vik 871, Iceland
+354 897 7737

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Johann is very friendly, experienced and a really adventurous explorer! We stayed in his very cozy Volcano Hotel right outside of VIK for a few nights and he took us out to a very mountainous area with a massive glacier in the middle. We climbed...More

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MountainExcursion, Owner at Mountain Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Glad to hear your had such a nice time, both on my Hotel and on the tour. Hope to see you soon again for new adventures :) Johann

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 5 (with 3 kids aged 8-14) did the glacier tour with Johann and it was easily the highlight of our trip to Iceland. From beginning to end, Johann was fantastic -- from answering my many questions before the trip to taking such...More

Thank Fran C
MountainExcursion, Owner at Mountain Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to review our tour. I also had a really nice time with your lovely family :) I´m glad to hear you vote our Glacier walk tour as your highlight in your visit to Iceland. Everyone booking a tour with...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

My glacier walk and ice climb with Mountain Excursion was the highlight of my time in Iceland and perhaps life experiences so far! Johann is an amazing guide! He truly loves what he does and enjoys sharing the beauty of his homeland. He was very...More

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Tainan, Taiwan
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We booked both tours from mountain excursion and we enjoyed them a lot. Our guide Ingo is funny and knows everything about Iceland. He really took good care of us and we also thank God for the beautiful weather. Volcano hotel is also worth of...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We wanted to go ice climbing but wanted to go in the morning in order to get to our next hotel in a timely manner. So so happy I found Johann through trip advisor and he met our expectations and went beyond!!!! We are a...More

Thank snorkletoday
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our glacier hike with Johann was amazing! He was very responsive ahead of our trip, responding to several questions about logistics and payment promptly via email. On the day of our hike, he arrived punctually. The hike itself was incredible! He is very knowledgeable about...More

Thank atmass
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We only found out about this company when we booked a room at the Volcano Hotel and realised they ran their own tour company also. Excellent trip onto the glacier, just our guide, my wife and I. A little scary at first, but by the...More

Thank IanR961
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had an incredible experience hiking on a glacier with Johann. We (two adults and a 15 year old boy) really wanted to go onto a glacier while in Iceland, and had never worn crampons before. We have a basic level of fitness, and we...More

Thank CJS1000
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I never thought I'd be walking on a real glacier, let alone one as interesting as the one on top of Karla volcano. Our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable that our small group of seniors loved every minute of our cross country ride on...More

Thank britron
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Highly recommend this tour. Our driver/guide (Ingo) was friendly, knowledgeable and funny. Sixteen seat vehicle was comfortable (you do need to wear your seat belt). We made two stops to experience the landscape (reminded us of photos of the moon) and the glacier. We walked...More

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23 November 2015|
Response from lolli30 | Reviewed this property |
The Mountain Excursion SuperJeep tour we took was 23000 ISK per person. There were 6 of us in the SuperJeep with Johann who was an excellent guide. It isn't necessary to stay in the Volcano Hotel, although we did, but the... More