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Hike or Bike

Do you want to hike steep mountains or have a nice little walk around the town? Or do you want to explore the region on a bike? Well you can of course do both! Here are some companies that can help you with your adventure.

Hornstrandir
This territory of the Arctic fox has been uninhabited since the 1950s. As isolated as it was then, it attracts the casual half-day visitors and serious gore-tex hikers alike. Its main attractions are three. First, the bird cliffs surrounding the bay of Hornvík, are a magnet of gigantic proportions. On the eastern side of the bay the cliff reaches a height of more than 500 metres, and the birds are teeming. Second, as there are no infrastructure and the tourists few in relation to the sheer size of the area, the sense of remoteness is strong. You can hike days on end without seeing a single person. The nature is pure and the tranquillity unmatched. Third, as the area is a haven for the Arctic fox (think hunting-ban and bird-packed cliffs), the chances of spotting one are high. Most tours, especially day tours, depart from Ísafjörður. Hikers wanting to go on their own can also take boats from Bolungarvík and Norðurfjörður.
Hiking Tours - Hiking
Hiking with or without a guide is always a popular mode of travel, the Westfjords have an abundance of hiking trails all around. 
West Tours
West Tours is a well-established travel agency and tour operator based in Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords. West Tours has more than 20 years of experience in the Westfjords tourism sector and is formed by shareholders and partners all around the region and wider. The agency is run by a young, encouraged team all year round and aims on selling activities and other touristic services all around the region. We gladly assist individuals, groups, couples or families with their travel plans to the Westfjords peninsula, no matter if a longer trip, weekend trip or day trip with or without guide is on your wish list.   Follow us on social media: FacebookInstagramTwitter
Borea Adventures-Iceland
Borea Adventures is a fully licensed adventure and wildlife guiding company based in Ísafjörður. Borea offers guided multi day tours in the Nature Reserve where guests overnight in tents, our private base camp in Hornvík bay or at the abandoned farmhouse in Kvíar.  Borea Adventures also offers a great variety of day tours from Ísafjörður, 2-6 hours kayak tours in the peaceful fjords in the area and hiking trips suitable for most people. Borea can also customize tours for private groups of different sizes.  Borea is also highly recognized for their amazing ski tours in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve and in the mountains around Ísafjörður.  The Company owns an runs the Bjarnarnes ferry boat, an 18 passengers speed boat on scheduled and private trips to Hornstrandir Nature Reserve.  Borea Adventures tours are guided by experienced local guides that insure that everyone leaves with smiley faces and stories to tell. 
Westfjords Adventures
Westfjords Adventures offers various travel services and leisure activities in the scenic, spectacular and picturesque Southern Westfjords (planned to be Iceland’s next natural park for its astonishing natural beauty).   We offer guided bus tours to the majestic Látrabjarg Cliff, Rauðasandur Beach, Dynjandi Waterfall and other scenic places. As well we offer super jeep tours in the area including one of the most thrilling off-road trail in Iceland, guided hiking and walking tours, scenic boat trips and bird- and seal- watching in the nearby fjords. We also rent mountain bikes and cars for the travelers who like to enjoy the moment on their own.   We tailor our services to the interests of different travelers, nature lovers, photographers, birdwatchers, wildlife spectators, hikers, bikers, adrenaline kickers, sea anglers, seal watchers and those seeking to inhale the tranquility of unspoiled nature.    The tour can start in Patreksfjörður, where we are based, or in Keflavík International airport and Reykjavík Domestic airport (or any other place in Iceland). In Patreksfjörður we offer all kinds of accommodation as well as other travel services.   Don’t forget to check out our summer bus schedule between Patreksfjörður – Brjánslækur and Ísafjörður!!  
City walk
Fancy a little stroll around town in the company of a guide, then a city walk just might be your thing.