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Adventure Coordinators A-list: Iceland

As part of our commitment to giving you unbiased adventure travel advice, here is our A-list of the best adventure tours in Iceland.

Nature in Iceland is designed to make you feel insignificant - volcanoes covered by ice loom over a verdant green coastline,, glaciers grind their way to the ocean, geysers erupt and the northern lights dance in the sky. All the while culture blooms - from medieval sagas to modern pop-musicians and Nobel-prize winning authors. And then there is the glorious food and the warm, quirky people - what is there not to love about Iceland?

Best overall sightseeing trip

Exodus wins in this category with their Grand Tour of Iceland. If you are looking for a lower cost alternative, consider Intrepid's Iceland Discovery.

Best cycling trip

Exodus has a great trip in their Cycle Southern Iceland.

Best hiking trip

The best hiking trip in Iceland is Exodus Iceland Walking Explorer. The big drawback is that it is a camping trip. If that is not your thing, consider CW Adventures' Iceland: Reykjavik & National Parks

Best trekking trip

For trekking you'd want to be in the fantastically multi-coloured Landmannalaugur area. G-Adventures offers Trekking in Iceland.

Best multisport trip

Backroads' Iceland Multisport Adventure Touris a great active discovery of the South Coast.

Best center-based trip

Ask us about out Viking Challenge, staying in Reykjavik for a week, doing a different activity each week.

Best for Northern Lights

On your way to Europe and you just want to see the Northern Lights enroute? Then Intrepid's Northern Lights Escapes is your trip.

Best budget trip

Best for your budget, especially in low season, is On the Go's Iceland Circle.

Best quickie trip

If you don't mind simple accommodation and only have a week to spare, G-Adventures Best of Iceland is the trip for you.

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