Let's take a walk and get acquainted with life of the Reykjavikians
How is Life in Reykjavik? How is Life in Iceland? How big are the families? Where do they live? What kind of jobs do they have? What are they thinking about? During this tour we are walking through one of the best known and biggest suburbs in Reykjavik called Breidholt meeeting some of the locals on the way.
We'll take the local bus from your hotel and walk through the area for up to 2 hours. On the way you'll see different kinds of apartment buildings, supermarkets, fish gourmet shop, bakeries etc and get to know how the Icelandic families have been living and how their life is today.
You'll get a chance to meet some of them on the way and have a chance to chat if you like. We'll take a break at one of the local bakeries or cafés to have some refreshments, rest our feet and maybe chat to some locals.
Pick-up at hotel in centre of Reykjavik. Bus to Mjodd bus centre. From there we walk through the suburbs seeing apartment houses, schools, supermarkets, cultural centre talking about life in the suburbs and in Iceland in general on the way. We'll meet some locals on the way. Our walk leads us back to Mjodd where we take the bus back to your hotel in Reykjavik centre.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Centre of Reykjavik city or according to your wishes, e.g. at your hotel.
End location: Centre of Reykjavik city or according to your wishes, e.g. at your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours
The duration of the tour is approximately 3 hours depending on how fast we go and what you want to see. The time back and forth in the bus included (approximately 15min+15min).
We'll take the bus to the suburb and walk from there. A tour by car is quite possible but you would have to contact me for a special offer if you would like to do the tour in a car.
The bus fare is not included in the price of the tour. You can download the local bus app, the straeto app, buy tickets back and forth through the app and pay with your phone. This is an outdoor tour so there is no other costs or entrance fees unless you want to buy a bottle of water or sit down at a bakery or café.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 1USD=ISK100 - You need 2xISK440 per person in coins for the bus fare. The currency is 1 USD = ISK 100. 1 bottle of water is ISK 450, 1 cup of tea or coffee is ISK 450, 1 pastry is ISK 500.
The bus fare. Your own refreshments, e.g. water or coffee and or some pastry at a local bakery.
If you need to take your wheelchair or other special equipment with you then I might need to rent a special vehicle. Please let me know about this at the beginning of our communications.
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We learned so much about contemporary Icelandic culture from Gudren Helga on her suburb tour that we felt we had lived there for considerably longer than our short stay. I can recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn about contemporary Icelandic life.