Wide Open is a young tour operator based in Akureyri, in the north of Iceland. We guide travellers on beautiful hikes in the North or through winter landscapes on snowshoes. Wide Open is all about hiking, nature and exploring new horizons.
Our travellers value the sincerity of a small company and treasure being out there in the mountains away from the crowds.
OUR CHERRY-PICKED SNOWSHOE AND WINTER HIKES
Snow is coming and going. Days are getting longer again, we have magical winter days again in our fjord. Wide Open can take you on snowshoes or trail crampons in the mountains. Our tours start from Akureyri, where we pick you up and drive to the starting point of the hike.
There's a hike for every mood and every season of the year.
The winter months are ideal for snowshoeing in magical surroundings.
In June we go north in the fjord for a hike late in the evening to catch the light of the midnight sun. During the summer we guide longer day hikes.
We love hiking and nature
Tourism has a huge impact on Iceland as it is increasing very fast. We all play an important roll in taking good care of this place. When we go out hiking or snowshoeing we leave nothing but our footprints. The respect for nature you feel best being submerged in it.
We speak ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH and DUTCH. ICELANDIC is pretty well on the way.
Rain or shine
Almost the whole year round beautiful and refreshing day hikes are possible, for most types of weather and varying degrees of challenge.
Creative and flexible
You can contact us for a tailor made tour, we will make a trip that fits you perfectly.