New On Site
Due to our rapid growth—and the many new smiling faces on our team—we’re packing up and moving to a bigger and better head office at Bríetartún 13, just a 10 minute walk from downtown Reykjavik’s main shopping street, Laugavegur, and two blocks from Hlemmur, the main city bus station.
NEW: Updated version of our New Years Adventure in Finnish Lapland
Check out our latest addition to our Lapland tours!
Ring in the New Year in Finnish Lapland! Visit the Santa Claus Village to see how the elves are holding up after the busy Christmas season and meet Santa's furry helpers at a reindeer farm. Feel the thrill of snowmobiling over the snowy meadows a..
New video! Customer recommendations for travelling in Iceland
Are you visiting Iceland soon? Or just thinking about it?
If you’ve never been here before, it’s only natural that you have some questions. What is the food like? How are the roads? Are there any language difficulties?
That’s why for our latest video, we asked our customers, “What advice would y..
NEW: The Magic of Scandinavia and the Norwegian Fjords - escorted tour
Check out our latest addition to our Nordic Combo tours!
Enjoy 11 days in Denmark, Norway and Sweden with the expertise of a local tour guide, comfortable accommodations and travel by first-class motor coach. Along with some scheduled sightseeing tours and two group dinners, you will also have a b..
NEW: Norway in a Nutshell® Railway Journeys
Do you like travelling the old-fashioned way—by train? You’re in luck! We just added five new Railway Journey packages to our Norway tours, all featuring the Norway in a Nutshell® route from Oslo to Bergen, a trip though some of Norway’s most spectacular mountainous terrain and fjord scenery.
NEW: The Classic Fjords Route – self drive & cruise tour
Check out our latest addition to our Norway tours!
The Classic Fjords Route Starting and ending in Bergen, this 10-day journey takes you along some of Norway’s most famous fjords with amazing views on your way to the cities of Ålesund, Kristiansund and Trondheim. You’ll drive over impressive road..
NEW: The Complete Norwegian Fjord Tour with Pulpit Rock – train & cruise tour
Our great selection of Norway tours just got a little better!
The Complete Norwegian Fjord Tour – with Pulpit Rock
Like our 8-day Complete Norwegian Fjord Tour, this new 11-day version takes you from Oslo to the dramatic west coast, but with extra time to enjoy Stavanger and the southern part of t..
NEW: Norway Explorer - self drive tour
We’ve just added a brand new package to our Norway tours!
This exciting self-drive package takes you to some of the best-known attractions in Norway, including the stunning fjords, the central highlands and historic cities such as Bergen, Trondheim and Røros. Accommodation is includ..
NEW: Ultimate journey of Norway – self drive, cruise and train
We’ve just added a brand new package to our Norway tours!
Ultimate journey of Norway
If Norway is on your bucket list then this self-guided 16-day tour will cover many of your must-sees! Starting and ending in Oslo, you will travel by rental car, cruise, ferry and train on an incredible journey tha..
NEW: Around the Baltic Sea
We’ve just added a brand new package to our Nordic Combo tours!
Around the Baltic Sea
With two overnight cruises and one scenic ferry ride, this self-guided 8-day tour around the Baltic Sea takes you to the historic capital cities of Stockholm, Helsinki and Tallinn. Enjoy comfortable accommodation..
NEW: Sweden Self-Drive Tours with More Stockholm
Combine the best of Stockholm's sophisticated city life and Sweden's idyllic countryside!
Our two newest tours, both starting and ending in Stockholm, offer you free time to explore the capital city as well as a leisurely drive through the surrounding provinces with such sights on the way as Viking ..
Free GPS with All Self-Drive Tours in Iceland!
It’s easy to lose yourself in the beauty of Iceland, but do you want to feel lost on the roads? Probably not.
Nordic Visitor is proud to be among the first—and only—travel agencies in Iceland to offer GPS navigation as a standard feature, at no extra charge, in all of our self-drive vacation package..
Iceland: The place to be in 2012
Located just below the Arctic Circle, Iceland is by no means the most northerly landmass on earth. But as a unique and adventurous travel destination, it‘s on top of the world.
Iceland was recently voted as the Top Country in Lonely Planet‘s Readers‘ Choice Best of Travel 2012 awards, edging ..
Announcing the Iceland Photo Contest Winners!
What do friendly horses, lava formations, windswept beaches, steaming fumaroles and continental rift valleys all have in common? They’re all featured in the winning entries of this summer‘s Iceland Photo Contest!
Congratulations to Amy Norris, John Spiro, Henri Guze and Emily Rishel. (Their winning..
NEW: Arctic sensations tour
Our brand new Arctic Sensations tour takes you to Nuuk, the world’s smallest capital city, and Ilulissat, a town bursting with opportunities for unique excursions like dog-sledding, helicopter tours, iceberg cruises, guided hikes and cultural demonstrations. To top it off, the package includes a ..
Daytours in Finnish Lapland
Are you travelling to Finnish Lapland this winter? Make the most of your Arctic getaway! Take part in the national pastime, cross-country skiing. See if you‘ve got what to takes to master a team of sled dogs. Get revved up with a snowmobile safari. Learn all about reindeer, Santa‘s faithful helpers..
Day tours in Svalbard
Want a little extra adventure while you’re in Svalbard? With the expertise of a local guide, we offer exciting summer day tours in Spitsbergen that give you an authentic Arctic experience, bringing you up close and personal with the nature, wildlife and traditions of one of the planet’s most remote ..
NEW: The Heart of Scandinavia
We’ve just added two brand new packages to our Nordic Combo tours! These escorted group tours offer the ultimate Scandinavian experience by land, sea and air...
Heart of Scandinavia with Norwegian Fjords
This comprehensive 14-day tour lets you experience the heart of Scandinavia, from famous fjord..
NEW: Geiranger Fjord and Majestic Railways
Enjoy an adventure by land and sea! Starting and ending in Oslo, this tour takes you over Norway’s mountainous rooftop by train to the rugged western coastline, where you’ll sail among the famous fjords. Along your journey, you’ll experience Norway’s great history and culture with overnights in char..
Cool as Ice: New Greenland Page & Vacation Packages
The world’s largest island, Greenland boasts the second largest ice sheet on the planet. It’s also home to the northern hemisphere’s most productive glacier, Sermeq Kujalleq, which continually feeds icebergs into the Ilulissat Icefjord at a rate of 20 million tons per day. As if that weren’t impress..
Celebrate your love in the North
Struggling to find that perfect surprise for your valentine?
Whether you’re looking for a dream honeymoon, a special anniversary trip, or just a cosy weekend for two, a romantic getaway in the North is sure to be an experience to remember! No matter the season, the Nordic countries have something fo..
Iceland - Still Shining in 2011
Iceland couldn‘t stay out of the spotlight even if it tried.
Indeed, this remote island in the North Atlantic was quite the diva in 2010. First, Lonely Planet named Iceland as one of the Top 10 Value Destinations for 2010, a welcome addition to the list of usual suspects like Mexico and Thailand. T..
Have you ever experienced the Nordic region?
Happy holidays from all of us at Nordic Visitor! We thank all those who traveled with us in 2010 and we hope to see you here again. As for those who haven't had a chance to visit us yet, we hope 2011 will be your year for a great Nordic adventure...
We wish you a safe and happy holida..
Svalbard ahoy! Exciting offers
Natural changes in icy Svalbard may come about slowly. However, its popularity has swiftly risen among travellers looking to explore the North with Nordic Visitor. To celebrate the launch of our new website dedicated this northernmost location of adventure, we have a range of new tours, and special ..
New season new packages
The busy summer travel season is over but that doesn’t mean we can relax just yet! We’ve been busier than ever creating exciting new vacation packages for all of our Nordic destinations. By popular demand, we have many new packages in our “off the beaten path” destinations like Lapland, Faroe Island..
Return of the northern lights
Besides the beautiful fall colours, there's another good reason to love autumn: the northern lights.
Also called aurora borealis, the northern lights lights are visible mainly between October and March, with peak visibility from December to February. The Nordic countries are among the best places in..
New City Break packages
Designed for travellers who crave variety, convenience, and comfort, our City Break packages give you the chance to experience the amazing history, culture, and charms of the Nordic capitals and their surroundings all in a week or less. Whether you seek a luxurious spa weekend, an action-packed iti..
Love is in the air
In honour of the recent royal wedding in Sweden, we thought it was the perfect time for you to experience your own fairytale romance in Scandinavia. So for the month of July, look for special offers on our “honeymoon and romance” vacation packages, featuring a blissful blend of luxury, adventure, tr..
We’re on Facebook!
We’ve got a lot to say about the Nordic countries and all the amazing adventures that await you here, but it's not as much fun if it's only a one-way conversation. (Plus, some people might think it’s a bit strange if we’re talking to ourselves.) We want to include you in the discussion, so we invite..
Volcanic activity subsides
The volcanic activity at Eyjafjallajökull has subsided as of May 23rd, and all flights are once again proceeding normally with no unusual delays or disruptions. Although the eruption has not been formally declared as finished, the Icelandic Civil Authority will continue to closely monitor seismic ac..
Volcanic Ash Insurance Coverage
Due to the success of our new, flexible booking terms for travelling to Iceland, we are extending our special “Volcanic Ash Insurance Coverage“ for new bookings through June 15th 2010. When you book with Nordic Visitor, you can have confidence knowing that if your travel plans change due to unforese..
Book with confidence
Book with confidence - New and flexible booking terms for ICELAND
At Nordic Visitor, we are enthusiastically looking forward to summer and, as always, welcoming travellers from around the world to our beautiful country. Despite the temporary air-space closures and subsequent flight delays due to the..
Up to 40 percent off trips to Iceland
Small Iceland made it into world headlines due to the ash cloud stemming from a volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull (Yes, we know it´s a tongue-twister!). Now, things are more or less back to the way they were on the ever changing island - except for the prices. Nordic Visitor is cutting 40% off s..
New volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajokull
Announcement: 14th of April 2010
The eruption near Fimmvorudhals, in Eyjafjallajokull, may have stopped last Monday, but early this morning (14th of April 2010) a new volcanic eruption started under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier. At this moment it is difficult to estimate the size of the eruption. Ai..
Announcement regarding the volcanic eruption
A volcano has erupted near Eyjafjallajokull glacier in south Iceland. The eruption is being described as small and the amount of ash created is also small at this time. As one of Iceland´s geologist said, “this is the best possible place for an eruption” as it does not take place under..
Swedish castle hopping and the fittest royal wedding
Once Europe´s greatest empire, the avant-garde of fashion and arts, with the most lavish castles, the Swedish royal house has now re-emerged to the international limelight. Sweden is holding its breath in anticipation of a forthcoming royal wedding. On the 19th of June, Crown Princess Victoria is se..
Iceland a Destination to Watch in 2010
Once again, Iceland has been firmly placed on the map as one of the world´s top destinations, according to USA Today. Travel agency Nordic Visitor takes great pride in promoting Iceland as a travel destination, and is therefore extremely happy to see Iceland being included more often as one of the w..
Waterfalls out of the clouds
The Norwegian Fjords top the charts as world´s best sustainable travel destination.
Anyone who has seen the Norwegian Fjords, will know the feeling of combing their mind for suiting adjectives when trying to convey this spectacular sight to those who haven´t yet had the experience. Unless you are ..
It´s lonely at the top
Iceland named best value destination by Lonely Planet guide book. Of course we knew it already, but it´s always good to be reassured. Lonely Planet, the world´s largest travel guide book publisher, has included Iceland on its top 10 list of best value destinations for 2010. The list appears in Lone..
The true whereabouts of Santa
For some strange reason, the international scientific society has ignored one important question: Where is the actual habitat of Santa Claus?
There are even a handful of people who fervently and flat out deny his existence. The locals of Rovaniemi, in the northern part of Finland, pay little atten..
Follow the north arrow - new logo
Nordic Visitor proudly presents a new company logo. The logo depicts an arrow pointing towards the North - in our direction - on a compass indicating wise and exciting travels.
Since the founding of our company, in 2002, we have undergone many changes. We have gone from focusing on Iceland..
Travel sale of the century
With its spectacular natural phenomena and the über-trendy capital Reykjavík, Iceland has long been one of the world´s top travel destinations. But if you’ve ever been put off by its notoriously high prices, it’s time to think again. Despite last years meltdown of the Icelandic financial system,..
New and Improved Website Launched
Welcome to Nordic Visitor’s new and improved website! Our new look, includes images and video, customer testimonials, and special offers to name a few.
Some things haven’t changed. We still offer wonderful tours with unprecedented service, but by better organizing the information in one comprehens..