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Saga Travel

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Saga Travel is creative and dynamic family company. The core goals of Saga Travel is to provide exceptional tours and guided experiences that are fun, safe, exciting and educational. All our guides are local professionals that are highly qualified...more
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Kaupvangsstraeti 4, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We started our day with a tour of Southern Iceland. In Iceland in two hours the weather can change from good to horrible and that’s what happened. The winds where crazy so our tour guide Siggi decided to be safe and shorten the tour. Not...More

Thank 553danm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a small group Northern lights tour with Stefan as our driver and guide. The tour was a wonderful experience. Stefan was knowledgeable and friendly and made us feel very welcome. The visit to the Aurora Experience before we headed out was informative...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I led a study abroad trip in Iceland and had Saga Travel help organize my day trips in conjunction with Geo-Iceland. Our contact at Saga travel was fantastic and very accommodating at organizing our various private group trips to sights such as the Golden Circle,...More

Thank Mike G
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review Mike! We are so glad to hear that the group enjoyed their tours and very proud of Dagur and the sales team! Hopefully you will find your self in Iceland again one day, we would be happy to have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to join the Northern Lights guided tour from Saga Travel during our stay in Akureyri, and it was just great! The guide of our tour, Thora, was amazing: very kind, funny and full of energy! We spent more than 3 hours in the...More

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Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this fantastic review Lidiane! Thora is truly amazing and we are so happy to have her on our team, I will make sure she sees this. Hope to welcome you again in Iceland.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would not recommend doing this trip. While the guide was successful in finding a clear spot in the sky to view the lights, our "tour" consisted of standing in the guide's aunt's field in the howling arctic wind for 2 hours. It was so...More

Thank Beth F
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Beth, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are very sad to hear that you did not enjoy your tour with us. We will take the time to review the operation of the tour that evening to see what...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The trip is cancelled at first and luckily they helped me rescheduled on the next day so I didn't come to the city for nothing. Thank you to our tour guide Uri. He is very professional. Everything was perfect. My mom and I had a...More

Thank Beatrice Y
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your review, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour! Hope to see you again in Iceland one day!

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Right tour for everyone looking for adventure! Since the entrance is very narrow and also there are some further obstacles in the cave, it is definitely nothing for people with claustrophobia or handicaped people. Apart from the ice sculpures you can also get a feeling...More

Thank Diana M
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for this fantastic review! Lofthellir is truly amazing :)

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Our tour guide Jon was the absolute best. Great day seeing all the highlights with an excellent guide on a small group tour. Excellent shore excursion!

Thank Sapiensjp
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for this great review! From Jón and the rest of the team, we hope to see you in Iceland again one day!

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My husband, sister, and I signed up for the northern lights from Akureyri and had the most amazing time with our guide, Gísli! Even though the activity of the lights was high, due to the clouds we could only see some faint lights; however, the...More

Thank Divya S
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for this fantastic review. We will make sure that Gísli sees it, I am sure he will thoroughly enjoy your praise :)

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We did the Golden Circle Tour with Saga Travel and had a great time. It’s the one tour you cannot miss when in Iceland. Our tour guide Oscar was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of Icelandic history. The staff at the office was also...More

Thank Steve T
Guðrún E, Director of Marketing at Saga Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for this great review, we will make sure that Óskar sees this :)

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672jenw
21 May 2018|
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Response from BaldvinE | Property representative |
Hi 672jenw We offer tours from cruiseships, both in Akureyri & Reykjavik. When are you arriving?
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Virginia N
9 April 2018|
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Response from Bryndis93 | Property representative |
Hi! The Northern Lights Season is from the end of August until mid-April so anywhere inside that time-frame is good :)
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lsw1691
7 January 2018|
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Response from SharonWongHK | Reviewed this property |
You could be walking on snow on the way to Dettifoss waterfall in Feb/March, but the scenery is nice. With the Detifoss tour you will still have a short photo stops at Lake Myvatn but you will probably miss the Myvatn... More
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