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Guided Day Trip to Golden Circle from Reykjavik by Minibus

Highlights
  • Tour some of the best sites of Iceland in one day
  • Visit Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir Hot Springs
  • Discover the birthplace of Iceland at Þingvellir National Park
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Guided Day Trip to Golden Circle from Reykjavik by Minibus
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Guided Day Trip to Golden Circle from Reykjavik by Minibus
From $108.91
Overview
Experience the must-sees of the Golden Circle on this full-day trip from Reykjavik. Aboard a minibus with a small group of other travelers, learn about Iceland's cultural history, geology, and environment. Stops include the famous Gullfoss and Geysir; pickup and drop-off included.
What to Expect
This Golden Circle tour begins with hotel pickup by minibus between 8:30am and 9am. Your first stop will be at the Earthquake Center in the small town of Hveragerði, an approximate 20-minute stop. Next, head to the Gullfoss, "The Golden Waterfall" where it is possible to walk down to the waterfall to truly experience and feel the power of nature. After about 45-minutes, you will move on to Geysir geothermal area where you will stop to admire the hot springs and the boiling mud pits. You will have about 1-hour and 15-minutes at this stop, offering you the chance to get lunch or snacks (at your own cost) at one of the restaurants located next to the hot springs. On the way to your next stop at Þingvellir national park, you will drive trough an agricultural area and a small university campus at Laugarvatn. You will spend 30-45 minutes at Þingvellir national park, a birthplace of a nation and one of the most important historical sights in Iceland. This park is also one of the filming locations of Game of Thrones. The stop at Þingvellir is your last stop of the day before heading back to Reykjavik City where your guide will get you back to your hotel or accommodation.

The tour duration is approximately 6-8 hours. Depending on traffic, you should be arriving back in Reykjavik City between 4pm and 6pm.
Reviews (42)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Brilliant day trip!

We booked on the recommendation of a friend, now I see why the tour was recommended! Honestly it’s a must do, we’re only sorry we could’ve have been in Reykjavík longer to take advantage of the other tours. Our tour guide was lovely, very chatty,...More

Thank Aileenmce80
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous guide!!!!

I did the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tour and it was really interesting and full of various experiences. But the best of it all was our driver and guide: Hjörtur Howser. I am 67 years old and I have experienced many guided tours in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sweden008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good communication and guides--Winter Package

Three nights, I planned to take the Northern Lights tour, but Mother Nature was not on our side. My other two tours, Golden Circle and South Coast were awesome. There were not enough people for my South Coast tour, so IGT got me paired with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Anna B
Reviewed September 26, 2018
Golden Circle by Minibus

We chose this tour because it was shorter than other Golden Circles offered and cheaper than those offered by NCL and had a later start time. We were picked up at the port with no problem, guide was a student from France who gave us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Vicki S
Reviewed August 24, 2018
Golden Circle Tour

I chose IG tours after reading positive feed back on this company and I was not disappointed. The driver was punctual and the mini van spotless. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and also included a couple of extra stops that were not part of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank bljl1862
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