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Game of Thrones Tours in Iceland

Walk in the footsteps of Jon Snow on a self-guided Game of Thrones tour in Iceland by Nordic Visitor. See where many “North of the Wall” scenes were filmed on a tailor-made adventure.

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Go on an epic Game of Thrones Tour in Iceland

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? For an incredible Game of Thrones tour, Iceland is hard to beat. Come see real-life landscapes that are just as magical as Westeros, and visit Icelandic nature sites that star as the lands beyond the Wall on a Game of Thrones tour in Iceland from Reykjavik.

What can you see and do on a Game of Thrones filming locations tour in Iceland? Join a guided trek on Svínafellsjökull glacier, where the White Walkers roamed north of The Wall. Follow Arya and the Hound on the trail to “The Bloody Gate” at Thingvellir National Park. Explore the unusual volcanic terrain of North Iceland, where Jon Snow and the wildlings camped out and formed some memorable alliances.

Many of the filming sites are easily accessible by doing a road trip around Iceland or via day tours from Reykjavik, so you can walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite characters.

For the best Game of Thrones tour in Iceland, look no further than Nordic Visitor. Our Icelandic local travel experts specialise in crafting tailor-made holidays in the Land of Fire and Ice, such as holiday packages based on the TV series Game of Thrones.

What’s more, we’re based in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital city, so our staff have insider knowledge on where to find the settings of your favourite scenes in Iceland. Whatever tour you pick, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits including access to our 24/7 helpline while in Iceland. This way, if bad weather causes delays or closures, our friendly staff will modify your itinerary for you.

Scroll down to see which tour packages we recommend for your Game of Thrones adventure. When you're ready to start planning your trip, get in touch and we'll help you see all the best filming locations in Iceland.

 

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Why book with Nordic Visitor

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Go on a Road Trip in Iceland

Take a journey around Iceland’s Ring Road and visit some of the most famous Game of Thrones filming locations. You do the driving, we handle all the accommodation booking, route planning and more.

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Enjoy a city break with day tours

Stay in Reykjavik and split your time between planned excursions and your own sightseeing. Visit Game of Thrones sites on day trips to the Golden Circle and the glaciers of South Iceland.

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Travel with your own expert guide

The ultimate tour for Game of Thrones fans! Let a local driver-guide take you behind the scenes at filming locations and enjoy more cultural insights on a privately guided tour.

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Local travel agency

As a local travel agency, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Iceland. We offer a variety of tours—both independent and guided—that include the must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own Icelandic travel experts. To ensure a stress-free trip, we handle all the local details for you—accommodations, activities, rental car (for self-drive tours) and other services.
 
Oh, and all of our itineraries can be customised! So if you decide you want to spend more than the number of days specified in the packages or add some activities, for example, your personal Nordic Visitor travel consultant will be happy to make suggestions and modify your itinerary.

Different ways you can experience Iceland

We have tours for all varieties of travel styles and interests. See our options for exploring Iceland below.

Game of Thrones filming locations to see on a tour in Iceland

Wondering which Game of Thrones scenes were filmed in Iceland? Check out our list below of top Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland from seasons 2-7.

Svínafellsjökull - “North of the Wall” (Season 2, multiple episodes)
This formidable glacier in South Iceland is the stomping ground of the White Walkers. As an outlet of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier, Svínafellsjökull is easily visible from the Ring Road, the highway that loops around Iceland.

Note: just as it’s perilous for mortals to go beyond the Wall, it is extremely dangerous to explore a glacier on your own. Thankfully there are plenty of day tours, many with departures from Reykjavik, that include a guided glacier walk at Svínafellsjökull -- with crampons, an ice axe and incredible photo ops provided.

Thingvellir - “The Bloody Gate” (S04E05, S04E08)
The narrow Öxarárfoss trail in the Almannagjá gorge at Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park stars as the entrance to the Eyrie, where Sansa Stark fled with Littlefinger after King Joffrey’s assassination. In a later episode, Arya Stark and the Hound travelled this same path on their unsuccessful mission to see Lysa Arryn. The castle and gate are computer generated, of course, but you can walk on the path between the rock walls just like the Stark sisters.

Part of the popular Golden Circle tourist route in South Iceland, Thingvellir sits in a rift valley between tectonic plates, resulting in unique geological formations such as deep fissures that visitors can snorkel in on guided day tours.

Reynisfjara - “Eastwatch-by-the-Sea” (S07E05 & S07E06)
This dramatic black sand beach in South Iceland stands in for Eastwatch-by-the-Sea, where the guards of the Night’s Watch keep an eye on the Wall. Visible from the beach are the jagged Reynisdrangar sea stacks, which -- we assure you -- do not need any digital enhancement to make them look like part of a fantasy world. Reynisfjara beach is near the town of Vík and is easily accessible from the Ring Road.

Þjórsárdalur - “Olly’s village” (S04E03)
This beautiful valley in South Iceland is the site of some of Game of Thrones’ greatest massacres, in which elaborate scenes of a wildling attack on a farming village were filmed. The lone survivor of this bloody raid, a small boy named Olly, escaped to Castle Black to inform Jon and the Night’s Watch of the carnage.

At Þjórsárdalur you can visit a replica Settlement Era Viking lodge that was used on the film set. The traditional turf structure was actually modelled after Stöng, a medieval farmstead believed to have been buried by volcanic ash after an eruption of Hekla in 1104.

Grjótagjá - “the love cave” (S03E05)
Think back to the scene when things got steamy between Ygritte and Jon Snow. Yes, this is the place! The small Grjótagjá lava cave near Lake Mývatn in North Iceland is literally a steamy place as it contains a natural thermal pool inside. Decades ago it was a popular bathing spot for locals, but unfortunately the water has since become too hot.

If you want to bathe (safely) in a similarly magical geothermal lagoon with soothing water and great scenery, we recommend the nearby Mývatn Nature Baths that are open year-round.

Dimmuborgir - “the wildling camp” (S03E01, S03E02 & S03E05)
Also located in the Lake Mývatn area, Dimmuborgir is perfectly suited for an otherworldly Game of Thrones setting with its bizarre rock formations. You may recognise this eerie looking lava field as the site of Mance Rayder’s wildling camp, where Ygritte steals Jon’s sword to lure him into the aforementioned cave.

Though lacking in trees, Dimmuborgir was also used in a scene as the corner of the “Haunted Forest” where some of the Night’s Watch were attacked by White Walkers. Dimmuborgir (“dark fortresses” in Icelandic) is equally mythical in Icelandic folklore, as it’s the alleged home of a blood-thirsty troll named Grýlla and her sons, the naughty Yule Lads who visit children at Christmastime.

Kirkjufell - “Arrowhead Mountain” (S06E05 & S07E06)
Located on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland, Kirkjufell is the most photographed mountain in the country. This uniquely shaped mountain can be seen in the background of the flashback scene in which the Children of the Forest created the first White Walker. It also appears covered in snow in the episode aptly named “Beyond the Wall”, when Jon and his fellow warriors journey north.

Good to know: this is not an exhaustive list of every single GOT filming location in Iceland, but if you’re interested in specific locations from the show we can tailor an adventure in Iceland according to your wishes.

Take a Game of Thrones-inspired road trip in Iceland

Want a do-it-yourself Game of Thrones tour in Iceland? If you want to pretend you’re on a journey through the kingdoms of Westeros, we can’t think of a better adventure than a self-drive tour in Iceland. A classic road trip around the Ring Road is perfect for enjoying a Game of Thrones self-guided tour in Iceland at your own pace.

Start your driving tour in Reykjavik and make a full circle of the island, taking in stunningly diverse scenery such as waterfalls, icebergs, volcanic craters, hot springs and other places that look ripped from a fantasy drama. You can even do an Iceland road trip in winter, when the whole country resembles the land of Winterfell.

Enjoy a Games of Thrones tour in Iceland from Reykjavik

Don’t want to do the driving? Enjoy a GOT tour in Iceland with Reykjavik as your base, and see some filming locations via day trips. Venture “beyond the Wall” on a guided glacier hike. Go day touring around the Golden Circle to see Thingvellir and other fascinating sites, like Gullfoss waterfall. Join a day tour to ride Icelandic horses, just like some of the Game of Thrones actors.

Do all this and more on a multi-day tour package in Iceland, which includes accommodation at one of our hand-picked Reykjavik hotels and bookings of all day tours included in your itinerary. Want to travel with your own personal guide to the filming sites? We can also arrange fully customised private tours.

Nordic Visitor offers a wide range of tours in Iceland that can be customised to your liking, such as with extra nights and optional activities added to your itinerary.

 

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What's included in tour packages?

  • Accomodations selected by our local experts
  • Map of Iceland and detailed personal itinerary
  • Rental car with free GPS for road trips
  • Nordic Visitor's Iceland Travel Guide
  • Airport transfers & 24/7 helpline

What do our customers say?

The reviews speak for themselves. See what Nordic Visitor travellers said about their experience with us.

Mike, United Kingdom

Iceland Full Circle Classic, August 2020

A fantastic experience

We loved our trip to Iceland and found it a beautiful and dramatic landscape full of unique places to visit. Nordic Visitor provided us with all the information we needed on our tour, and suggested highlights particularly suited to what we wanted to see and do. Overall it was a fantastic experience which has left us keen to revisit Iceland again one day. 

Suzanne, United States

South & West Iceland Classic - Winter, January 2020

Loved everything about Nordic Visitor!

Everything was top notch! The tours were great and I loved that they were never overbooked, or crowded. Only one comment....we LOVED hotel Magma! Loved everything about Nordic Visitor! Everything was done perfectly. Never once was there an error with any of the reservations! Check-ins were seamless - never once was there a question or fumbling for papers. Each destination was ready for us and exactly what we requested! 

William, Germany

Iceland Ultimate Adventure, August 2020

Excellent service!

Due to the SARS-CoVid-19 conditions, the trip was more than expected. Unfortunately for Iceland itself, not many tourist were there to help with the economy. The service and communications with Silja and the others of Nordic Visitor was excellent and could tell they were trying their best to keep us informed of the consistently changing conditions due to SArS-CoVid-19. It was a shame that we did not have time at the end of the trip to stop by the office again and discuss the trip.

Karen, United Kingdom

Iceland Full Circle Classic - Winter, March 2020

Fantastic from start to finish

Would highly recommend Nordic Visitor to anyone wishing to visit Iceland. The itinerary, and information provided before the start of our tour was excellent and took care of all our concerns. Despite travelling in some of the worst weather conditions Iceland could throw at us we were only a phone call away from Nordic Visitor and the in car WiFi was a real bonus. All our concerns-snowed in, in the south, at Saeluhus I Landbroti with breakfast 4 km away and again snowbound at Gauksmýri in the north and unable to travel on- were dealt with rapidly and became part of the adventure rather than a worry.  Thank you Nordic Visitor for a memorable visit to your stunning country. Thank you for keeping us updated with the Coronavirus news and how it may have impacted on our travels. A big thank you to all the accommodation owners who went out of their way to make sure we were kept as safe as possible given the exceptional circumstances.  

Jane, United Kingdom

Iceland Full Circle Classic, August 2020

Very well planned trip!

We would definitely recommend Nordic visitor. It was very well planned and easy for us to simply enjoy ourselves and take in what Iceland has to offer! Thanks for organising our trip! During Covid times it was touch and go about whether we could actually go, but we did get there and it was amazing! 

Michelea, United States

Northern Lights Adventure in the Westfjords, February 2020

Flawless experience

Nordic Visitor made our entire experience flawless. From the planning and booking to the holiday itself. I cannot speak highly enough of our experience

Brenda, South Africa

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, January 2020

Wonderful experience!

It's intimidating visiting a foreign country where you don't speak the language. Our fears were put to rest the moment we started our tour, the whole experience was just wonderful. Everything was wonderful, our tour was carefully planned and made the maximum use of our time.

Cindy, Switzerland

Iceland Ultimate Adventure, July 2020

Everything went super good!

Nordic Visitor is a great company and I definitely recommend booking with them. You may pay a bit more than if you would plan your trip yourself, but in my case, booking last minute and having no time to do my researches, I was really happy with this solution. Iceland is a very big country and you need to have some information before you get there. Nordic Visitor gave me all the important information and everything went super good! 

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Whether you choose a guided tour or a self-drive vacation, all customers receive personalised service with a designated travel consultant, tailor-made quality travel documents, and our self-drive clients receive a hand-marked map that outlines their route, overnight stays and highlights along the way. Furthermore, Nordic Visitor has long-standing professional relationships with local tour operators, which are carefully selected by our staff and are recognized for consistent, quality service.

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