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Wake Up Reykjavikhas all tours running!

We're excited to say that all of our tours have been and will continue to be operated in 2021 and 2022. We can't wait to see you for your Iceland adventure ahead!

We offer a small group experience on all our tours. The guides are all vaccinated and tested frequently to ensure that the tours are as safe as possible.

Our most popular tour Reykjavik Food Walk has a maximum capacity of 13 guests per tour.

The driving/sightseeing tours have a maximum capacity of 19 guests per tour (although the average tour is from 5-10 guests).

You can join all our tours without having to worry about Covid-19.

Click here to view our (awesome) tour selection!

Covid Statistics

Is travelling to Iceland safe?

See all the latest information on Covid-19 in Iceland here.

Iceland is one of the safest countries in the world to travel to during the Covid-19 pandemic. With a vaccination rate of just under 90% of people over the age of 12, the residents are very aware of the safety measures active in the country.

Here you can find everything you need to know about Covid-19 in Iceland. This information was last updated 20. december 2021.

For more detailed information visit these websites:

Island.is - Are you traveling to Iceland?

Covid.is

Vaccine statistics

COVID-19: Further easing of local restrictions in Iceland

Below you'll find frequently asked questions.

    What do I need before entering Iceland?

    You will need to present a negative COVID-19 test, that is not more than 72 hours old at boarding. Can be either a PCR or an antigen.

    Children born 2005 or later are exempt from these requirements.

    Do I have to pay for my PCR test?

    Vaccinated travellers that take a PCR test at the airport will do so free of charge. You will have to pre-register for entry and the PCR test before arriving in Iceland.
    Here is a link to the pre-registration.

    Will I need to quarantine upon arriving in Iceland?

    Those who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 and have a certificate to that effect can travel between countries without having to go into quarantine when they arrive in Iceland.

    Please note that the vaccination certificate will not be valid at the border until two weeks after the full vaccination (1 dose of the Janssen vaccine but otherwise after the second dose).

    Is the usage of face masks mandatory in Iceland?

    Face masks must be worn indoors wherever the 1-metre social distancing rule cannot be observed between people who are unrelated, including at events where attendees are seated in assigned seats.

    Social distancing rules and the mask obligation do not apply to children born 2006 or later.

    How much is the risk of contracting the Coronavirus in Iceland?
    Iceland in one of the safest countries in the world to travel to during the Covid-19 pandemic. With a vaccination rate just under 90% of people over the age of 12, the residents are very aware of the safety measures active in the country.
    Where can I get a PCR test before return back to the US?

    PCR tests are available at Suðurlandsbraut 34.
    You can register on this website.

    Is everything still open (restaurants, bars, concerts etc.)
    Face masks must be worn indoors wherever the 1-metre social distancing rule cannot be observed between people who are unrelated, including at events where attendees are seated in assigned seats. Social distancing rules and the mask obligation do not apply to children born 2006 or later.
    Which rules apply to me?

    This link takes you to the official Government website which takes you through your situation and which rules apply to you! It is very simple to use. If you are not sure about your status, simply click this link.