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Jón Marinó Sævarsson

Jón Marinó Sævarsson was born and raised in Akureyri, the "Capital of North Iceland." He has explored many parts of Iceland and loves sharing his culture with other travelers. When he is not guiding, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and fly fishing.

Upcoming Trips: TBA

Past Trips

Client Testimonials

Jon was a superb trip leader. We truly enjoyed his knowledge of the history, culture, and traditions of Iceland. He was a great storyteller!
— Anna H., Corvallis, OR
Northern Iceland: Off the Beaten Path
Jon was genuinely concerned that each participant experience the best that Iceland and the hiking experience could offer. He is warm, gentle, and quite the professional.
— Natalie S., Howard, PA
Iceland: Off the Beaten Path
What a character—full of energy, enthusiasm, knowledge, competence, expertise, fantatastic sense of humor, and kindness. I don't know what else one could ask for in a guide/leader. He immediately sets a tone of fun and adventure for the trip that permeates the group and makes everyone feel like they belong.
— Christine M., Vista, CA
Iceland Expedition
What a kind, caring man. He has deep knowledge and love of the area. He truly went out of his way to accommodate everyone. He was superb.
— Lisa W., St. Simons Island, GA
Iceland: Off the Beaten Path
Jon is such a kind, caring individual. He knows Iceland so well and was frequently running into people he knew. His stories helped embed in my brain the history of Iceland.
— Marianne V., Chagrin Falls, OH
Iceland: Off the Beaten Path
Jón is a terrific guide. In addition to his guiding ability, he is a genuinely nice person, gracious, has a good sense of humor and has a wealth of information to share including one saga after another.
— Luisa F., Westport, CT
Iceland: Off the Beaten Path