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“Thanks, David!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Iceland Horizon - Golden Circle Tour

Iceland Horizon - Golden Circle Tour
Granaskjol 38, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 866 7237
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Owner description: Operating only a few select daily scheduled tours which are always in small groups, Iceland Horizon is a small, family run tour operation with no intention of becoming a large bus company. Our philosophy has always been that you are travelling on a guided tour and the bus is just a means of transport, keeping the experience more personal, friendly and fun for both travellers and guides. We also arrange tours for groups wanting a private or individual arrangement.
Roslyn, New York
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“Thanks, David!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Can't speak highly enough of Iceland Horizon's Golden Circle Tour. Iceland Horizon's amiable owner David, who was our guide, offered a wealth of fascinating commentary along the way; we're still talking about some of the interesting nuggets of information he provided, about everything from Icelandic energy and land management, to the language, to Icelandic tax laws and much more. He is very good at his job. And as an Englishman who has lived in Iceland since the early 1980s, he offers a unique insider/outsider perspective on the country that you probably won't find elsewhere. Groups are small - 15 or so - and the tour included ample time at the locations where we stopped. To top it all off, when we left a camera on the bus at the end of the tour, David delivered it in person to our hotel the next morning.

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Toronto, Ontario
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“Great way to see the Golden Circle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Iceland Horizons isn't one of the bigger tour operators in Reykjavik, but based on other reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to give them a shot. I'm very glad we did. David's narration was informative and quite humourous, and the day just flew by. We'll certainly be checking out one of their other tours the next time we're in Iceland.

Visited August 2012
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Southend, United Kingdom
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“Experience of a Lifetime!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I'm going to keep this relatively short as words cannot express how exceptional this tour really was! All the other comments say it all and I would urge anyone going to reykjavik to choose David as their guide on the Golden Circle excursion. He was outstandingly knowledgeable and is a born public speaker. He was prompt for pickup and has an extremely friendly and warm manner about him. I cannot praise this tour enough and it represents fantastic value for money. You can pay for this tour via debit card or cash on your way round which was very convenient for us. Thank you so much David for the experience of a lifetime on my surprise 30th birthday trip to Iceland!

Visited August 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Trip Advisor led us in the perfect direction to Iceland Horizon.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

David's knowledge, humor, and storytelling was a refreshing take on the typical "tour" experience. As all of the others have said, this is hands-down the way to go and the way to see the truly majestic sites that the Golden Circle holds. Buy a sandwich from the small bakery on the way out of town... I want to clone everything about it! Thank you so much for such a great day and wonderful memories.

Visited August 2012
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“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We took the Golden Circle Tour with David and had an excellent time. David provided great insight into not only icelandic history but it's culture and contemporary politics. The tours are less than 15 or so people, which makes it feel much more intimate than the large bus tours and the sights, well, just look at some of the photos online.

If you want to do the Golden Circle Tour, Iceland Horizon is the place to book it with!

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