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Step Back in Time with Iceland Viking Tours

Visiting Iceland is a dream trip for many.  Likely why many go big or go home!  Therefore, why not embark on an immersive journey through Iceland’s deep rooted Viking heritage?  Truly a must do if you’re a lover of history!  And good news!  With our Ice Pic Journeys Viking Tours, you’ll step back in time with a passionate local Viking celebrity.  We pair these incredible experiences with the opportunity to photograph you in authentic Norse clothing all while exploring iconic landscapes! 

History of Iceland

Viking history in Iceland traces back to the 9th century when Norse settlers, from Norway, established the first permanent settlements on our tiny island in the North Atlantic.  To illustrate, Ingólfur Arnarson was one of these Vikings who sought new lands and opportunities.  Likely spurred by overpopulation and political issues in his homeland.  They encountered challenging environments, battling harsh winters, volcanic eruptions, and extremely limited resources, yet adapted to the rugged terrain.

Iceland’s government Althing, established in 930 AD, became the world’s oldest functioning parliament.  This showcased the Vikings’ commitment to democratic principles.  Icelanders also maintain strong cultural ties to their Norse roots, preserving sagas and myths through oral tradition, which would later be recorded in writing.  Viking influence in Iceland endured for centuries, shaping the island’s identity and leaving a lasting legacy in its language, culture, and legal traditions. Therefore, why not step back in time with our Ice Pic Journeys team to immerse yourself in our Iceland Viking Tours?!

Iceland Viking Tours

Our Iceland Viking Tours offer a way back into time.  Which delves into Viking history, culture, and mythology.  Guests have the pleasure of exploring Viking sites, including historical settlements and archaeological sites, while learning about the customs and daily life of the Norse people.

The tours are led by knowledgeable Ice Pic Journeys guides and you’ll have encounters with Icelandic celebrities who provide insights into Iceland’s Viking heritage.  They weave together historical facts and fascinating stories for you to enjoy.

Additionally, adventurers can engage in activities such as dressing up as a Viking warrior, traditional Viking games, and culinary experiences, offering a comprehensive and interactive journey into the Viking age.  While all of these incredible moments are happening, our team captures you experiencing these Iceland Viking Tours!

Viking Circle

Did you know there is a new circle tour in Iceland?  Get off the beaten track and try our Viking Circle Tour!

This private Iceland Viking tour is a comprehensive experience of history and culture.  The tour encompasses visits to significant Viking sites, including:

Mink Viking Portrait Studio

Thingvellir National Park

Bruarfoss Waterfall

Hjálparfoss Waterfall

Commonwealth Farm

While visiting, you’ll immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Norse people.  Guests will also have the opportunity to engage in hands-on experiences, such as dressing up in authentic Viking attire, walking in the footsteps of settlers, and trying old-world food!  Further deepening your connection to Iceland’s Viking legacy.

With this well-rounded itinerary and expert guidance, this Viking Circle Tour promises to enrich your world and make your journey into Iceland’s Viking past a memorable one!

Ultimate Viking Experience

Our Ultimate Viking Experience tour is an all-inclusive exploration experience of Viking history and culture in Iceland.  Guests will embark on a day journey that includes visits to picturesque and historical landmarks such as the following:

Mink Viking Portrait Studio

Nauthúsagil Canyon

Kvernufoss Waterfall

Skógafoss Waterfall

Mr. Iceland’s Horseback Riding Paradise

Led by our expert photographer driver guide, the tour offers in-depth insights into Viking traditions, mythology, and way of life, supplemented by immersive experiences like touring turf houses, horseback riding and dinner with a local Viking celebrity!  Meanwhile, you can expect a focus on authenticity and education.

Custom Multi-Day Tours with Ice Pic Journeys

Between both Viking Circle and the Ultimate Viking Experience our Iceland Viking tours, promise an unforgettable adventure into Iceland’s Viking past!  But if for some reason those do not suit you, we offer a plethora of other dynamic adventures such as the following:

Glacier Tours (including the Zipline!)

Driving Tours from Reykjavik

Mulit-Day Adventures

Northern Light Tours

Lastly, we also are thrilled to fully customize any adventure for you as well!  Feel free to contact us for more information!

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