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18 Aug 2018
“Stick to your money and run”
12 Jul 2017
“No need to use Esja Tours”
The Esja Travel team specialises in unique quality tours, which fulfil the travellers desires whether that desire is sightseeing, adventure, photography, sea angling, wildlife watching or slow tourism, just to name a few. Our experienced Esja Travel...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Reykjavik 201, Iceland
+354 560 2020
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a 15 days tour around Island. On the website: we are planning an individualized tour, we speak your language - we are good! And then they took the money („sorry you have to pay everything right now, hope you understand“). That was it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ulrike W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Before traveling to Iceland I picked Esja tours to set up a 9 day 8 night tour to include the blue lagoon, snowmobiling, a glacier lagoon boat tour, and horseback riding. I was set up with a local who booked everything, but once I paid,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Julianna72
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Just got back from the knitting trip! Best trip I've taken. We had just 6 on the tour and it was perfect. Ragga is a well-known and accomplished knitter in Iceland, and with this size group we received individual attention with our sweaters, no matter...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I travelled solo, a retirement present to myself. Everything was planned and ran smoothly, we had Ragga teaching us and as tour guide. She was very patient with me learning to knit the Icelandic way. The Borgarnes B&B was super and Bertha looked after the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was not a day tour but a 5 day trip to Borganes experiencing the knitting and natural dyeing of Icelandic sweaters. Included in the package was transportation, accommodations and meals at the Borganes B&B and of course knitting workshops with Ragga. After morning knitting...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We booked a Northern Lights Dinner Cruise with Esja. We were supposed to have the welcome drink on an old fishing vessel. They changed plans and we met at a restaurant near the pier for a definitely poor dinner. The announced multimedia northern lights show...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank dimitris462
EsjaTravelIceland, General Manager at Esja Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Dear dimitris462 we are truly sorry that your experience was this bad. We offered this tour as a part of the post programme for Nordic Translation Industry Forum, NTIF 2015 on request from the hosts. Originally there were hopes for more participants than signed up...More

Reviewed 28 May 2015

Contacted Esja Travel and several other travel agencies about an Iceland tour. Since I was planning a solo trip and not overly familiar with overseas travel, I was a bit nervous about dealing with a foreign travel agency. Esja was very quick to respond -...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Megan S
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