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The Icelandic horse is a favorite of many and known around the world as an excellent steed. There are many horse rentals throughout the Westfjords offering short or longer rides.

Iceland Travel
Since 1937 Iceland Travel has been the leading travel company, tour operator and destination management company (DMC) in Iceland, offering top-quality services. We take great pride in our diverse product categories that suit world-wide agents, such as escorted tours, daytours and self-drive tours. Our active product development is built on cooperation with our licensed suppliers, on feedback from clients and guests and on ever-changing new trends. Our dedicated, hand-picked team are passionate about what they do and are constantly coming up with innovative ideas to tackle small and large scale projects.  We have the expertise and flexibility to service high-volume clients. In addition, we appreciate that the success of our long running existence is based on our respect for the delicate and unique Icelandic nature. Iceland Travel is a subsidiary of Icelandair group, which owns and operates profitable and dynamic travel and transport companies delivering safe, reliable and convenient services. Iceland Travel is a member of many domestic and international associations, e.g. the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, the Iceland Convention and Incentive Bureau, the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA), and many more. Now that’s why Iceland Travel makes the ideal business partner!
Helga Ingeborg Hausner - Ísafjörður Guide
Something special - Nature and Cultural Walks with a view of Ísafjörður Ísafjörður Walk - An Interesting Journey Through Time Our guide is located at the Tourist Information Centre, dressed as a woman from the 19th century, and takes you on a walk through the city and up to the slopes above Ísafjörður. On the way you will visit interesting places, such as historical houses and trade centres from the prime time of Ísafjörður. You will get information on history and learn about the people and their living conditions, their beliefs and their culture, which is reflected in the legends. You might experience a slight shudder when told of ghosts and be fascinated about our mystical creatures like elves and trolls. You will also visit the places the stories are told about. On the way she shares her lunch box with you. It is possible to extend the walk by one hour on the following walks or book them separately: Geology or Plants Other Walks: Culinary Explorations (2hours) A walk full of culinary surprises! Our guide is dressed as a woman from the 19th century, and takes you on a walk through the city. We then invite you to taste yourself through the history and culture of Iceland and Westfjords. Local people serve you a big variety of traditional and modern foods. Along the way the participants meet locals and are invited into an Icelandic home. They are offered to sample a lot of different food. Geology (3 hours) Plants or Autumn Colours (3 hours)Please Taste! (3,5 hours)Nature Walk (5 hours) Special tours on request
Wild Westfjords
Let us show you the Westfjords! We offer exciting & efficient travel experiences in our wild natural environment and take great pride in providing a friendly, flexible & responsible service.  We offer various day & multi-day tours, with the option of making your own private tour or joining a scheduled departure: - Self drive around the Westfjords with a personalised travel plan. - Explore highlights and hard to reach places alike in our super jeeps. - Trek with us to mountain peaks for the most panoramic views. - Enrich your visit by getting introduced to local culture. Or check out the rest of our comprehensive selection of Westfjords tours from our Isafjordur office and all over the region.   We are also a fully licenced travel agency specialising in self drive & private tours and customised holidays all over Iceland. We customise tours starting from Reykjavik and make any travel arrangements required within Iceland when a complete package solution is preferred. Contact us for the best solution for your trip!
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
Hotel Heydalur
Hotel Heydalur is located in the beautiful valley of Heydalur, around 320 km from Reykjavík and 130 km from Ísafjörður. The hotel offers 59 beds in 19 rooms (all with private WC) as well as three summer cottages. The hotel restaurant is renowned for its delicious, local food which is served in the old barn. The hotel also operates a campsite (open from June 1 until the end of October) with warm showers, flushing toilets and ample electricity plugs for RVs and trailers. Heydalur has recently been nominated as the best bathing site in the Westfjords area.  Near the hotel you will find two outdoor, geothermal hot tubs, as well as a small pool inside a tropical greenhouse. On the other side of the river Heydalsá you will find yet another natural hot tub. The opportunities for recreation and activities are almost endless. The hotel has a playground for children and youth, but also offers guided kayaking and horse riding tours that are suitable for most people. There are numerous hiking routes available, birdwatching is excellent during summer and freshwater fishing is also possible. During winter, visitors can enjoy snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, of course, the magic of the northern lights.  

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Arctic Advanced Þorláksgeisli 47 113 Reykjavík 777-9966
Fosshestar Kirkjuból 400 Ísafjörður 862-5669
Simbahöllin Fjarðargata 5 470 Þingeyri 8996659
Victor Örn Victorsson / Strandahestar / Horse Rental Víðidalsá 510 Hólmavík 862-3263
Svaðilfari Laugarholt 510 Hólmavík 456-4858