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We are Tröll Expeditions

Passionate about Adventure Travel in Iceland

Ever wish that you had a friend in every country to show you the secret spots, share the inside stories and venture off-the-beaten-path with? Tröll Expeditions is exactly that: your reliable friend and local expert in Iceland.

We’re passionate adventure travel involving close encounters with the tremendous forces of nature that the land of fire and ice is so well-known for.

We provide knowledgeable and adventurous experts and all the safety equipment and gear you need. All you have to do is bringing a strong dose of enthusiasm and an appetite for life-changing thrills.

 

Our Team Tröll

We are fortunate to have a team comprised of the best professionals in the tourism industry with vast experience in providing high quality and safe travel adventures. Our tröll family is very diverse and it includes professional guides, certified glacier guides, dive masters and instructors, advanced drivers, and other highly qualified staff members.

Be certain that you will have a fun, informative, and helpful friend to guide you through your Icelandic experience. We operate on minibuses where you will have a small group of new friends and as you explore this vast country. You will be able to listen to Icelandic music, hear interesting stories, and one or two jokes to get a taste of Icelandic humor.

Everyone at Team Tröll is committed to providing an excellent experience for all of our friends visiting the island. All the members of our team are getting great reviews on TripAdvisor, Facebook, Instagram, and all the platforms where sell our tours.

 

Our Qualifications

All of our staff and guides possess extensive education in Tourism, Geology, Adventure and Leisure Studies, and other relevant areas to their field. Our guides are constantly improving their skills through training and courses on Mountaineering, Alpine, Avalanche, Glacier, First Aid, and more, to be qualified to guide you safely.

All glacier guides are certified with Hard Ice 1, the necessary training to guide on glaciers in Iceland. Other certifications our team has are Hard Ice 2 and 3, Wilderness First Responder, Alpine 1 and 2, Mountaineering and Avalanche certifications. They also go through crevasse and mountain rescue training under the supervision of a UIAGM-IFMGA certified guide.

All our snorkeling guides are certified PADI Divemasters or certified PADI Dive Instructors.

All our driving guides have Meirapröf (Icelandic Advanced Driving License).

 

Our Fleet

Our fleet of couches is comprised of minibuses to make your travel with us is comfortable and safe. All of our vehicles have air conditioning, an extra heater and Wi-Fi on board.

Our buses meet all the highest of standards of comfort and safety as they are either Mercedes Benz Sprinter or a Ford Transit. You can find our buses marked “Troll Expeditions” been driven safely around the country by our highly experienced and advanced drivers and guides.

 

Our Story

Troll Expeditions started with the endevors of its founder. The inspiration for the name came from the mythological creatures of Icelandic folklore: the trolls. Icelandic trolls live in the mountains and are, contrary to popular belief, kind and welcoming of visitors.Troll Expeditions began with one guide, one bus and little by little it grew to become our great Team Troll.

Our journey continued and was fueled by the passion and hard work of young professionals that love and cherish Icelandic nature. Team Troll is now comprised of more than 70 staff members from Iceland and all over the world. All members of Team Troll have one thing in common: passion for adventure travel in Iceland.

Today, thanks to travelers like you are one of 
Iceland’s Highest Ranked Tour Operator

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Dear traveler

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Tröll Expeditions has taken the disappointing, but necessary, decision to limit most tours from now until August but will operate the tours possible so if you have a booking with us the tour will be operated. The dates listed as available on our website are correct and those tours will be operated as planned, hopefully there will be a way for our travelers to reach Iceland and join the tours, if you have to cancel your booking please send us an email with your booking number to [email protected](Opens in new tab) and our team will assist you.

We are of course taking extreme measures to make sure that our clients are safe and can travel with us without worrying about the pandemic, all our buses are sanitized after each tour and all equipment cleaned and sanitized according to strict regulations and of course sanitizers available on hand on all tours and departure locations.

We have also offered health care staff in Iceland to join some of our tours for free this summer in an effort to give back to them for their amazing work through out this period.

We wish all our friends out there the very best and look forward to seeing you on our tours as soon as possible.

Best regards,
The Troll Team

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