We leave only footprints.


Join us on an Epic Snæfellsjökull hike... it´s an experience of a lifetime!


30 years ago we first hiked up Snæfellsjökull Glacier, 20 years ago we began guiding on the Glacier, 10 years ago we founded GoWest here in Snæfellskökull National Park.


...Now in 2018, we are very proud to receive the Gold Environmental Award from Vakinn and are excited to continue our West Iceland eco-friendly tours legacy.

We founded our company specifically to offer Eco-friendly outdoor experiences and travel opportunities here in, Iceland. This means guiding tours without compromising nature, local culture, environment or safety. The mission is to minimize impact on the environment and to maximize the guest’s experience of West Iceland's nature and culture. GO WEST offers a variety of day tours; glacier hiking, hiking, biking.... and tailor made tours just for you. Have a look at our Certificate of Excellence and the reviews left by wonderful past guests on


Check out this months most popular guided tours below

"Wear the Crown" Snæfellsjökull Glacier hike

Hike to the very summit of the incredible glacier that sits like a crown on the top of a Dormant volcano!



    "Touch the crown"  Snæfellsjökull Base Hike

Experience incredible views over the entire Snæfellsnes peninsula and find your Icelandic Wild Side!

Secrets under the Lava - Geology and Wildlife Hike

Immerse yourself in Icelandic Geology by surrounding yourself in the volcanic and icy history of Snæfellsjökull National Park.

Bicycles and Icelandic lava - Geology and Wildlife Cycle

Half-day biking tour through the Beserkjahraun lava field, cycling between moss, lava and red pseudo-craters.

Great Tour with an even Greater guide. It´s not just a hike-to-the-top of the glacier and back. It´s a day you´ll never forget.
— Wim S, TripAdvisor
Best part of my Icelandic Adventure! I joined a lovely family from France to do the Touch the Crown glacier hike. By far, it was the most memorable part of my trip.
— ctc718, TripAdvisor