Agency

Alkemia is a local travel agency, a tour operator and Destination Management Company (DMC), authorized by the Icelandic Ministry of Tourism, offering a liability insurance and a bankruptcy insurance to ensure you any possible refund. Iceland is a part of the European Economic Area, therefore ensuring high standards of security and insurance to our travellers. Building a travel with us is a guarantee of security and quality with the benefit to be in direct contact with the people who will travel with you on site.

We organize trips and placements always with in the goal of helping you meet this fascinating land, with our knowledge and our way of travelling and enjoying Iceland.

Harpa and Jean-Marc have associated their life path and their abilities (see the individual info) to offer you a unique and authentic experience. The local travel agency and DMC Alkemia is a member of numerous DMC networks such as WATA (World Association of Travel Agencies), VVE (association des Voyageurs et Voyagistes Eco-responsables), Leave no Trace… and is recommended by the French travel guide Petit Futé 2013. The Icelandic airline Icelandair has described us as “the most alternative travel agency in Iceland”.

Where are we ?

Our travel agency is located in the fjord called Eyjafjördur close to Akureyri and in the region of Myvatn, both in north Iceland, were we live all year round. We organize many trips around lake Myvatn and in Eyjafjördur because this region offers a large range of things to discover while remaining on a scale of short travels, but we also offer trips in the hole country.

Legal notice

Alkemia Travel is a travel agency authorized by the Ministry of Tourism in Iceland, with a bankruptcy insurance to guarantee your refund and liability insurance civile.Iceland is part of the European Economic Area and it is a guarantee for safety and insurance. Building our trip with our agency is a guarantee of safety, quality with the advantage of being in direct contact with those who accompany you on site.

The agency is a member of ATN networks (Adventure Travel Network), WATA (World Association of Travel Agencies), ASTA and SVV (Association of Tour Operators and Travelers Eco-Responsible).

Harpa Barkardottir

Harpa Barkardottir is Icelandic and a graduate of anthropology, she has a guiding licence and assists travellers’ groups for 12 years with her sharp knowledge of geology.

Harpa is a teacher of Kundalini Yoga and is specialized in assisting pregnancy.

She also has a musical formation focused on cello and voice that we enjoy often during the travels through Icelandic folk songs (the cello is then used as a guitar).

Harpa loves helping us reach a relationship with the sacred dimension of nature. She always guides with sensitivity both to the invisible worlds and a strong knowledge of the visible world.

James Smith

Chief Technology Officer

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HR Manager

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Senior Engineer

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Chief Financial Officer

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Alan Cooper

Vice President

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Jeanette Kingston

Chief Executive Officer

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