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The Golden Circle Tour with Gullfoss Waterfall

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Key Highlights

  • Iceland’s number 1 tour – the Golden Circle allows you to discover the wild landscape of Iceland in a day
  • See nature at its most powerful at the Gulfoss Waterfall and Geysir Hot Spring
  • Visit Þingvellir National Park, a place of extraordinary natural beauty
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide
  • Overview

    The Golden Circle is Iceland’s number 1 tour and a must do when in Reykjavik.

    You will be taken on a 300km round trip which showcases the power and beauty of Iceland’s natural environment. You will have opportunity to visit an active Geysir, experience the ferocity of the Gulfoss waterfall and visit Þingvellir National Park which is steeped in both history and beauty.

    This version of the Golden Circle tour includes entrance to the idyllic Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation centre, where you can explore the warm and bright greenhouses and see varieties of cucumbers and tomatoes.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    English Speaking Guide: Daily
    German Speaking Guide: Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat
    French Speaking Guide: Thu & Sun
    Spanish Speaking Guide: Wed & Sat (01 Jun - 28 Sept)
    Scandinavian Language Guide: Friday

    Duration

    8 hours

    Start time

    Tour departs at 9am.
    If you opt for transfers, pick-up from hotels and guesthouses starts at 8:30am.

    Meeting Point

    Without pick-up: Make your way to BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, 101 Reykjavik.

    With pick-up: Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in Reykjavik, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don't worry if you haven't booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator once you are ready.

    Click here for the list of Pickup Points

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

    Itinerary

    You will be taken on a guided coach tour of Reykjavik’s famed Golden Circle.

    The tour will visit the following places:

    Gullfoss waterfall: This is the queen of Iceland's waterfalls, tumbling down a deep gorge.

    Geysir hot spring area: You can walk around the world-famous Geysir area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble.

    Friðheimar Greenhouse Cultivation Centre: Learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of the geothermal heat that Iceland has in abundance.

    Þingvellir National Park: This is the place of the most historic events in Iceland and exceptional beauty. Þingvellir is the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world, the Alþingi. The Great Atlantic rift is clearly visible, a rift which is slowly pulling Iceland apart along tectonic plates.

    The tour returns to the starting point after approximately 8 hours.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Entrance fee to the Friðheimar cultivation centre
    • Pick-up and drop-off (optional)
    • Transportation by coach
    • Guide available in English, German, French, Spanish & Scandinavian language

    Exclusions

    • Lunch & refreshments
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    The visit to Þingvellir National Park is subject to road and weather conditions.

    Pick-up at hotels and guesthouses 30 minutes before start time.

    Drop off may sometimes not be right in front of your hotel/guesthouse due to narrow streets. Click here for the list of Pickup Points

    We offer free access to Geysir Museum with this package, however we cannot guarantee the same.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Amazing

      We went in extreme cold - watch the weather and wrap up well so you can enjoy this amazing phenomena - the tour operators were slick and the guides were friendly and helpf...

      Jean Mitchell, United Kingdom, 16/Feb/2018
    • Best tour ever with Yonnas Reykjavik Excursions

      Booked the tour from Isango and their local tour operators in my case Reykjavik Excursions executed this daily trip. We were in a small van, me personally preferred this compact...

      Desislava Rusekova , United Kingdom, 04/Feb/2018
    • Varied tour, well organised and educational

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      David rudd, United Kingdom, 01/Jan/2018
    • First class and well organised with an excellent guide

      Mr Saunders, United Kingdom, 28/Feb/2016
    • The guide is duty as a book speaker but not interesting. Haha~

      Wing Hoh, Hong Kong, 06/Oct/2015