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Photo of Orri, the owner and guide at Kría Adventures.

Orri puts it perfectly into words himself:

“I have always been drawn to the mountains and the rawness of Icelandic nature; it just feels like they’re calling my name! I feel very fortunate to have had the privilege of growing up in Iceland, where you have all this untouched and amazing wilderness right at your doorstep. I’m extremely grateful for being able to share my passion with people visiting us up here in the north and to be able to relive, through my fellow travelers, the amazing feeling of exploring these spectacular landscapes for the first time!

Kría Adventures was founded by Orri Sigurjónsson, a guide who has an extensive experience in the travel industry and has worked for over a decade as a freelance guide in various countries such as Iceland, Greenland, Norway and the Alps.

Orri is a born and raised Icelander who grew up in the countryside and therefore has always had strong ties to the Icelandic nature. After joining the Icelandic search and rescue teams, at 16, there was no turning back for him in dedicating his career to the outdoors and his love for the mountains and nature only grew stronger. Since then, he has had a very successful guiding career, he has guided for some of the best and most respected travel companies in the world, where he has gathered an immense experience in leading tours and taking people through some of the most amazing places this world has to offer, all with a big smile on his face.

A waterfall among moss covered rocks in Iceland


The name "Kría Adventures" pays tribute to the Arctic tern (known as "kría" in Icelandic), which embarks on the longest migration in the animal kingdom. These remarkable birds spend their summers in the Arctic and then migrate all the way to the Antarctic coast for a Southern Hemisphere summer. Naming our travel company after the Arctic tern felt fitting, given its status as the ultimate world traveler.

An arctic tern flying, which Kría Adventures takes it's name from


Kría Adventures places a strong emphasis on professionalism, sustainable travel practices, and eco-tourism. We prioritize ensuring that our travelers have the best possible experience while treading lightly on the delicate natural environment. We subscribe to the principle of "Take only pictures, leave only footprints," allowing us to traverse these beautiful landscapes while fully appreciating their beauty and serenity.

Our primary goal is to deliver professional and personalized service to each and every one of our visitors. We firmly believe that the guide leading a trip can make or break the experience and therefore we strive to make our guests feel warmly welcomed, deeply connected to our country and culture, and to share the passion and admiration we have for our country.

Woman on a kayak by the island Flatey, in Iceland.
Two girls snowshoeing with Kría Adventuresacross snow covered Icelandic landscape

We offer both private trips and small group tours with focus on more personal experience for our travelers. Whether you have a specific idea in mind or need inspiration, our website offers a selection of itineraries to serve as a starting point for your journey. These itineraries can be customized to your liking, or you can contact us directly with your own trip concept, and we'll turn it into a reality.

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