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Iceland is called the Land of the Sagas because of our incredible Saga tradition and passion for weaving tall tales.

Meet Iceland’s legendary monsters and spirits on this Reykjavik trip inspired by Icelandic folklore. Explore the dark, supernatural secrets of Reykjavik’s history in the company of an expert, local tour guide.

On this private Reykjavik tour, you’ll be introduced to our nation’s fascinating folklore, with the chance to hear interesting sagas involving the ‘Elves of Iceland’ (known in Iceland as 'the hidden people') and other creatures, like the trolls whose existence is shrouded in mystery. You'll also learn about ghosts like the Deacon of the Dark River, monsters unique to Iceland, and the entertaining tale of the 13 Icelandic Santas or Yulelads, their wicked mother Grýla, and the monstrous Christmas Cat!


  • Available tour dates and departure times available to view during the booking process
  • Stroller and wheelchair friendly
  • Local, professional and expert guide


  • Online offer only
  • Tour duration: Approximately 1.5 hours
  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements once a tour starts
  • Not included with this tour: Transfer to the tour starting point of Ingólfstorg Square in downtown Reykjavík
  • Tour operated by Your Friend in Reykjavík
  • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, must be submitted online.
  • Terms and conditions, including changes and cancellations to your holiday, vary depending on your country of departure. Please refer to the applicable Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.


Personal travel insurance is not included and is highly recommended.

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