Take time to explore our favourite little city before escaping the city buzz for your countryside adventure. Our Reykjavik Guide is all you need!
Reykjavík restaurant scene is at an all time high where the delicious Icelandic ingredients are highlighted in a wonderful way, often influenced by our neighbouring culinary traditions. Diners from far and wide have plenty to choose from. Listed are our go to best restaurants in Reykjavík!
Hidden Iceland package trips cater to everyone, from comfort level to luxury style trips. What’s included? How do I start planning? What’s the difference between a private tour and a package tour.
Virtual educational seminars are a great way to be inspired for future travel or just a really fun way to learn all about different parts of Iceland. From volcanic eruptions to moving glaciers to the Northern Lights. Our seminars cover them all!
A volcanic eruption in Iceland began on the 19th of March 2021. Dr. Holly Spice discusses the science while Hidden Iceland answers your burning questions. Pardon the pun.
The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach are the two most requested spots in Iceland. Read on to learn everything there is to know about them. From how it was formed, how to get there, the best time of day and the best time of year.
Learn all about the volcanic activity in the Reykjanes Peninsula. Dr Holly Spice discusses the earthquake swarm and the potential eruption at Keilir.
Not sure which small group tours to take, or how to best organise the tours? Mix and match with this handy guide of all our Hidden Iceland small group tours.
In recent days (March 2021), the news has been buzzing about volcanoes, earthquakes and a potential volcanic eruption in Iceland. The area in question this time is the Reykjanes Peninsula.…
Get ready for your glacier hike with this glacier hike guide. What are the best glaciers to hike on? How difficult is the glacier hike?
All of these questions and more are answered here!
It may come as no surprise to you that July and August in Iceland are the most popular months of the year for travelling. Yes, the weather is generally warmer and sunnier than most other months but there’s much more to these two exciting months than just the sunshine.
Is travel about to return for many of us? Is Iceland 2021 no longer a dream? Could it actually be a reality? For many of our customers it is certainly feeling that way. So with the summer just around the corner we thought we’d give you a snap shot of some of the things to look forward to in 2021.
Iceland’s Ring Road includes most of Iceland’s main attractions but allows you to go off the beaten path at the same time. It can be a perfect self drive tour or you can be led by an expert guide, who will delight in sharing their own experiences and favourite spots. One things is for sure, by the time you finish you will have ‘seen’ Iceland.
To talk about the highlights of 2020 in Iceland, or anywhere for that matter, is a strange feeling. However, if there was ever a year to celebrate the good stuff, it’s 2020. And despite all that is going on, there are things to be thankful for this year here in Iceland!
Visiting Iceland over the magical holidays is the perfect way to spend Christmas and New Years where you can experience adventures by day and celebrate by night.
I need to come back to Iceland to see more! We hear this phrase more than any other from our customers at the end of our trips. So this, Returning…
Here’s the best coffee shops in Reykjavik and the surrounding areas. Focusing on well made coffee and unique venues, these are our favourites!
With not just one but two positive announcements on a COVID-19 vaccine, and with Iceland again doing well in its efforts in reducing domestic cases, we are finally (cautiously) optimistic…
To describe Iceland as Empty Iceland is a phrase I didn’t expect to ever get to write. Iceland has never been overcrowded, despite what the media may suggest. But, it…
Last updated: 27th of June, 2021 Things are changing rapidly in Iceland and around the world. It’s hard to make sense of it all. New quarantine measures, border testing and…
The Reykjanes Peninsula is hidden in plain view, just one hour from Reykjavík. The perfect day trip location!
Það hefur aldrei áður verið betri tími til að ferðast um Ísland! Við höfum tekið saman brot af því besta sem er í boði í gistingu, afþreyingu og mat!
A list of the 5 key differences to be expected in Iceland for travellers in a post COVID-19 world.
Iceland’s glaciers are being affected by climate change. They are melting fast. Come to Iceland and experience them, while you still can.
A comprehensive update on Hidden Iceland and the country at large during the COVID pandemic. Start getting excited about future travel now and help small companies in the process.
Beyond the most popular destinations there are plenty of activities available during the bright summer months. Here’s our top picks!
Make the most out of your days in Iceland with our three-day itinerary!
What to wear in Icelandic summer if you plan on spending your days outside of Reykjavík exploring the sights, hike on glaciers or walk behind waterfalls? Let’s talk through the essentials.
Seven ways to avoid the crowds while travelling in Iceland. Finding hidden gems, joining small groups and picking the right moments can help avoid the crowds.
Here are the Top 5 places to see the northern lights in Iceland, focusing on the best locations and activities during your search.
When in Iceland, all kinds of weather is to be expected, even within the same day! In winter the transition from calm and sunny to horizontal rain or hail storms…
There are 3 ice cave tours that Hidden Iceland can take you on during your time with us. Find out which one is best for you here.
Grandi harbour area in Reykjavík has transpormed from an industrial area to a cultural hot spot. Find the best of what Grandi Harbour Area has to offer!
If you want to experience a real Nordic winter, visit Iceland in February. There is just something about the darkness, the harsh weather conditions and the atmosphere that makes it different from other months.
The Vatnajökull National Park is Iceland’s 3rd UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was added in July 2019. It’s possible to travel to all 3 in 4 action packed days.
Discovering ice caves each winter is no easy task. Find out what a good ice cave looks like and how we pick which one to take you to every winter.
Are September and October good months for spotting the Northern Lights? Here are a few hints and tips to help you avoid disappointment.
Family travel in Iceland. 5 tips on how best to explore Iceland with kids.
What is the best puffin tour to join? When is the best time to see puffins? Where is the best spot to see puffins? These are the types of questions…
What makes Hidden Iceland a sustainable tourism company? We care deeply about the environment we celebrate with our guests. Being Carbon Neutral is just one of the ways we maintain a sustainable company.
If you are preparing for a visit to Iceland during winter prepare for an experience of a lifetime! There is something magical about experiencing Icelandic winter. Racing against the few…
Whether you are coming to Iceland for the first time or you already visited, and fell in love with Iceland so hard that you can’t help but come back for a second visit. We know the feeling! Here is our list of incredible places that are a little more off the beaten path.
There is something magical about experiencing Icelandic winter outside of the city. Here’s you complete itinerary for your 4 day winter stopover in Iceland!
Ryan, our in house glacier expert, teaches you all about these fascinating icy giants, that happen to make up 11% of Iceland!
Sparkling fjords, dramatic sea cliffs and endless lava fields make up the fascinating landscape of the 100 km long Snæfellsnes peninsula.
The Midnight Sun is a phenomenon in the extremes during the peak of summer. The sun sets so late, if at all that it never gets dark. Sunset and Sunrise merge and you end up with the most beautiful and dramatic light that lasts for hours – a photographers dream.
What are the the Northern Lights? Why are the Northern Lights important? We’ve got your questions answered!
Are you visiting Reykjavík for the weekend to attend Iceland Airwaves and not sure how to go about it? Let’s talk you through it step by step.
Stuck in Reykjavik but still want to hunt for the Northern Lights in Reykjavík? We’ve got some tips to help. It’s still possible, we promise.
Wondering what to get up to in Iceland during the cold November? We’ve got you covered!
Hints and tips on how to get the most of your short time while docked in Reykjavik without joining a big bus tour or worrying about missing the boat.