Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Reykjavik Iceland by Tour Guide Birkir Már B. (Guide #21581)


Lyle Georgeson

Australia
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Tour: Four days around Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Aug 10/18

An amazing 4 days with Birkir. He showed us so much especially the beautiful north. And what a treat staying in the summer house. He was always punctual, professional, fun, informative and aimed to make sure we saw what interested us. Being farmers, he organised a visit and some stops at farms. He went above and beyond our expectations. We couldn't recommend him highly enough if you want to see beautiful Iceland. Thanks for the wonderful memories.

Valerie Carlson

COLUMBUS, OHIO, United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Aug 7/18

We had a fantastic day exploring Iceland with Birkir. Not only was he friendly, experienced and knowledgeable, he even provided extra coat and gloves to us when we headed out unprepared for the Icelandic weather on the day we toured. We would highly recommend Birkir to anyone visiting Iceland

Edward H.

United States
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Tour: #298162, Iceland's South Coast Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Aug 6/18

We all had a great time with Birkir. The sights just driving along the south coast were spectacular. Beautiful glaciers (from afar) and stunning waterfalls up close and we got to walk behind one of them and only get somewhat wet (not soaked or drenched!). Added bonus of tasting the famous fermented shark with a shot of "black death" schnapps (smells worse than it tastes!). Birkir has a wealth of information about Iceland and we felt we got to know him in just a day.

Lois K.

Marriottsville, MD, United States
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Tour: #298162, Iceland's South Coast Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Jul 16/18

Our tour with Birkir was great. He went out of his way to ensure our multi-generation group (ages 14 to 71) had a wonderful time. It was my 3rd trip to Iceland, and I wanted to see new places. Birkir arranged for a short ride on Icelandic ponies, which was the highlight for our grandchildren, who also got to climb to the top of one waterfall and walk behind another. The foodies in our group sampled the (extremely pungent) shark, dried fish and Brennivín. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed his tour.

Gerald Rislov

United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Jul 10/18

We very much enjoyed our tour today. We have two things that we would mention. The people in the back can not hear anything that is said in the front. There must be a system that could be used to help with that. Also, when the back windows are tinted, it is dark in the back. Our tour guide was great! He was very knowledgeable, and you could see that he enjoyed his job. It was very enjoyable!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi and thanks for a great day. I am waiting for a system for that people can hear me baeter in the back. That will be resolved next time you will come. About the dark windows i have asked my costumers and other drivers about that and this is what people want.(also the sun in Iceland is most of the time not that high in the sky) In my defense it was also a bit dark that day. But thanks for this, it always good to get feedback from my costumers so I can deliver the best service. hope to see you all again.

Norman Kronacher

United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Jul 7/18

Birkir was quite pleasant, affable and well informed. His guidance made the experience so pleasant that we hardly noticed the cold rain. He provided more than we expected.

Michael Emoff

United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Jun 26/18

Excellent, funny and accommodating - highly recommended

Diane Eden

United States
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Tour: 5 days around Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Jun 14/18

Beautiful country. Excellent guide. Absolutely the best. Prepared, knowledgeable, accommodating, & likable. Perfect trip because of Birkir. Ask for him!

Andrew Bridge

United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Jun 11/18

5 out of 5 star rating. "Birkir gave us a great tour in every way. Fun, knowledgeable, funny, flexible ! Provided extras, accommodating to everyone in our group - ages 14 - 82 ! Great vehicle to tour in ……and a safe, comfortable and efficient driver. Overall a great and memorable experience !

Evan Moore

United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: May 31/18

We found our guide, Birkir, to be friendly, engaging, extremely knowledgeable about the areas we visits as well as other subjects. The organizational timing of the tour allowed us to see a variety of things to truly experience the marvels of Iceland. We would highly recommend the tour provided, and would most certainly recommend our fabulous guide! We felt like we hit the jackpot.

John Goddard

Canada
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: May 21/18

Birkir is a terrific guide. He knows and loves his home island and is very knowledgeable. The six of us had a great day with him and came away with a true sense of the world of Iceland.

Paul Green

United Kingdom
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Tour: Golden circle tour with snowmobiling., Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Mar 30/18

TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to 5-Star tour experiences and we appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of the service we offer our customers. We take all feedback seriously and have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer if there was anything our guide, or ToursByLocals, could have done differently to have made this tour a 5-Star experience.

Sarah Gore

United Kingdom
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Tour: Reykjanes tour, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Feb 11/18

Very friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable about Iceland. In spite of bad weather and extremely short notice he still managed to plan and take us on an interesting tour. Great sense humour. Would thoroughly recommend

Stephanie Rose

United Kingdom
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Tour: Private South Coast of Iceland - an excursion out of Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Jan 3/18

If you want to see scenery this is a tour for you. Absolutely breathtaking. Very different from the Golden Circle with vast expanse of tundra, mountains, glaciers, black sandy beaches, different wanterfalls and lava. Long day but if you want to see a different part o Iceland it is worth it.

Stephanie Rose

United Kingdom
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Tour: Golden Circle with The Secret Lagoon - out of Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Jan 1/18

Amazing tour!! Thank you so much Birkir! Even though there is not much sunlight it did not matter as he timed everything perfectly. Absolutely stunning scenery and interesting geology. The tomato farm is an absolute must for a spectacular and unusual lunch.

Leonard Heflich

United States
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Tour: #300066, The Golden Circle Shore Excursion Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Dec 29/17

Birkir was knowledgeable and friendly. We had a great day.

Stephanie Rose

United Kingdom
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Tour: Airport Pickup with Reykjavik Sightseeing, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Dec 28/17

Great way to get from the airport to the hotel and learn a little as you go. Very comfortable...we even saw the northern lights.

Rohani Salleh

Malaysia
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Tour: Jökulsárlón, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Dec 16/17

Birkir is very friendly and patience guide . He also very knowledgeable about Jokusarlon glacier as well Iceland. We enjoy through the tour even though it takes 13 hours journey. We highly reccomended Birkir gor Kokulsarlon glacier tour.

Philip Haggerty

United States
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Tour: #300066, The Golden Circle Shore Excursion Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Sep 14/17

Birkir was very knowledgeable and friendly. He also was quite accommodating with respect to the limited walking ability of on member of our group.

Shirley Hutcheson

United States
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Tour: #298134, The Golden Circle Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Sep 11/17

Birkir was fabulous. We were a group of eight and he made sure we got to experience the Golden Circle at its best. He was lots of fun and did an excellent job of giving us the history and culture of Iceland. He also gave us some points of interest to ask about for another tour we were doing. Very willing to accommodate our wants and needs.

Marie Chua

United States
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Tour: #298162, Iceland's South Coast Private Tour, Reykjavik, Iceland    view tour
Date: Aug 18/17

We spent a splendid 14 hours with Birkir. We saw waterfalls, a glacier, and a volcano. He even added a stop for us, ... a soak in the secret lagoon. This was such a special treat after much walking and climbing. He then introduced us to Icelandic delicacies, fermented shark, and two types of dried fish. One is eaten with butter spread on it. Of course we washed it down with Black Death. Birkir was very knowledgeable and informative. He also dropped us off in Reykjavik at his favorite restaurant.

Bill Diggons

United States
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Tour: Golf schedule for Bill Diggons, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Jul 15/17

Very pleased with the golf tour. Played amazing courses that would be hard to find without input from an expert local.

Ruth Gilbert

Canada
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Tour: A Private Tour For Ruth Gilbert, Akureyri, Iceland
Date: Jul 12/17

I feel so fortunate to have chosen Birkir to give me a private tour from Akureyri along the Northeast, East and South to Reykjavic in 2 days. He knew what would be the best places to see and helped me get around as I have physical disabilities. It was a special experience and well worth the cost.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your kind words Ruth. I had a grate time taking you on this tour and hope that the rest of your trip will be as pleasant.

Lamonde Francis

Jamaica
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Tour: Transportation around Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date: Mar 20/17

Birkir, was flexible, prompt and considerate of the 21 travelers (including 2 kids) in our group. In my search for a guide, he was the ONLY one to offer car seats for the kids. Each day he included refreshments (water, baby juice, soda, beer, spirits) and Icelandic delicacies (dried fish & fermented shark). His daily restaurant recommendations were always excellent! For a fun trip with impromptu surprises book Birkir for all your needs! He is excellent & highly recommended for an exciting time in Iceland.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Tamar. It was so nice having you and your group here in Iceland, I had a lot of fun with you as well.