Reykjavík city also known as “smoky bay”, is the world's northernmost capital. It is also one of the youngest and most vibrant cities of northern Europe. Reykjavik is full of life and is colourful at any time of the year.
This Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour is a detailed and comprehensive introduction to Reykjavik's past and present and includes visits to the main landmarks, such as The Pearl and Hallgrímskirkja church.
English Speaking Guide: Daily
French Speaking Guide: Tuesdays
German Speaking Guide: Wednesdays & Sundays
3 hoursStart time
Your hotel or Guesthouse in Reykjavik.
(Please advise your hotel or Guesthouse at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Pick-up from hotels and guesthouses starts at 1230h (12:30pm)
Your hotel or Guesthouse in Reykjavik
You will be picked up from your hotel/ guesthouse and taken on guided coach tour for a Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour .
The tour will visit the following places:
• Reykjavík City Centre :Small yet vibrant, the City Centre allows for easy navigation by foot.
• The Harbour: The city's northern waterfront is a popular area, with a beautiful view of Reykjavik's landmark mountain, Mt. Esja. The striking sculpture Sun Voyager by Jon Gunnar Arnason, a massive steel creation made to resemble a Viking ship, is located here.
• Hallgrímskirkja Church: Hallgrimskirkja church is Reykjavik's main landmark and its tower can be seen from almost everywhere in the city. Hallgrimskirkja is the largest church in Iceland.
• The Pearl: The Pearl (Perlan) is a remarkable building, built in 1988, unique in Iceland and probably in the whole world. On Oskjuhlid hill, atop the huge tanks in which natural hot water is stored for heating the city, a glass dome has been constructed and under the dome is a rotating restaurant serving fine cuisine. The dome also houses a café, while around the outside is a viewing platform with panoramic 360 degree views of the city and its surroundings.
The tour ends at the original starting point.
Pick-up at hotels and guesthouses is 30 minutes before start time
Drop off after day tours may sometimes not be right in front of your hotel/guesthouse due to narrow streets and actual coach size used during the tour.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details
We took the tour on Christmas day. Unfortunately, a lot of things were closed and it was snowing so visibility was very low. To make up for this, our tour was improvised and we...Minh Nguyen, United States, 06/Jan/2017
It was nice the timing and the driver the guide everything good...Ofelia Cardona, United States, 15/Apr/2016
This tour is a must if you are only in Reykjavik for a short time as it shows you all the major sites. The guide was very informative....Mr Michael J Egan, United Kingdom, 15/Apr/2016
I like the driver who also served as the guide. Enjoyed the places we visited and the information/narrative provided