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About us

Travelling Iceland is a travel agency and tour operator based Iceland that offers a wide variety of tours throughout the country. Travelling Iceland´s focus is to give the traveller the best of Iceland by journeying slowly, with a personal touch from a local guide. The company´s travel designers create bespoke itineraries, tailor-made to each guest´s needs and wishes. By customising its trips in this way, Travelling Iceland helps to make a dream holiday in Iceland come true. 

Travelling Iceland can take visitors to all the best-known destinations, such as the Golden Circle, the South Coast and Glacier Lagoon, Snæfellsnes Peninsula or a week tour around the island. Or visitor can go on a more relaxed wellness tour, involving nature experiences and geothermal baths, such as the Blue Lagoon, Fontana spa, Jarðböð spa, Krauma spa or the Secret Lagoon. 

Travelling Iceland also offers visits to less travelled places, such as Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk nature reserves. The super jeep 4*4 tours grant guests exclusive access to destinations deep in the heart of Iceland. If visitors wish to add adventure to the trip, the company offers many options, such as: snorkelling or diving in the pristine and clear water of Silfra; a lava cave exploration tour; ice cave tour; a whale-watching and puffin-watching tour; horse riding; ATV; fishing; snowmobiling; kayaking; a journey inside a volcano; or inside a glacier; hiking in Iceland´s astonishing nature; or a walk through an amazing glacial landscape. Every tour is special, to make sure that every guest gets the very most of their visit to beautiful Iceland. Travelling Iceland´s guides are local experts who are filled with knowledge of Iceland´s history, nature, landscape and folktales.

Recently, Travelling Iceland joined forces with tour operators in Norway, Greenland, Scotland and Ireland, to make the most of your visit to North Europe. Our travel designers create your dream itinerary for your visit to the Nordic countries. May it be dog sledding in Greenland, ice caving in Iceland, bathing in one of 25 wonders of the world, Blue Lagoon, watching the dancing magical Aurora Borealis, historic medieval castles or a search for the misterious Lock Ness Monster. All the natural wonders, breathtaking ocean views, the Aurora Borealis, ghosts and elves, awaits to wrap us in its magic. 

We are nature, we are the environment!
In January 2017, Travelling Iceland signed a declaration on sustainable and responsi- ble tourism and when you book with us, we cooperate in the conservation of nature, as we donate to protect a sustainable and responsible tourism, and to maintain a healthy nature for the well-being of future generations. 

We are proud to present that Travelling Iceland won the LTG Europe award 2019, for being the winner of Private Tour Operator of the Year in Iceland!

The team

Travelling Iceland’s founder is Helga Bára, a geologist with a doctorate in micropaleontology, with special emphasis on past climatic and oceanic changes. Enthusiastic about nature and the environment and knowledgeable of her country, Helga Bára and her great team of experts, will discover with you all the gems of the North. The Travelling Iceland team is a group of adventure enthusiasts and we love travelling. We travel in small groups which gives the travel experience a more personal touch and sometimes, long lasting friendship.