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Golden Circle of Iceland - Private Day Tour from Reykjavik
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Ideal for short-stay visitors, this scenic driving route through southwestern Iceland features excellent scenery and major sites.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the Grey Lline tour of the Golden Circle. They were flexible and helpful to us in every way possible. We missed our scheduled tour time and they rebooked us for later the same day. We drove through a blizzard at one point on...More

Thank Georgia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect route for a short Iceland stay. This is an easy drive that gives you a fantastic overview of the beauty of Iceland. Waterfalls, glaciers, sheep, ponies, great vistas...

Thank fishersgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was well worth it and we had the prefect day of sunshine with plenty of snow around so that we could enjoy the trip along with the scenery. It was a packed day as we had to fit daylight in January but it...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day out singing all geysers and hotsprings snow and much more. Travel to the glaciers and over some very rough terrain the guys of the was excellent

Thank philoneill0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started at the Pingvellir National Park , don’t hesitate to walk in all the areas possible. The walking is reasonably easy and their are many fascinating unique landscapes. By the bridge over the river we saw the largest brown trout. They’re waterfalls, a little...More

Thank peggy b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My middle daughter decided to pick Iceland for her 21st birthday venue; so I started planning back in October for this event. We only had a short window of two full days; please also note none of the birthday group had been to Iceland before....More

3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We mainly stayed in the golden circle area and there’s so much to do! So much beautiful nature to take in. We saw the northern lights every night! But even without that, truly amazing things to see and do. A must!

Thank ex123981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Golden Circle is nice, don't get me wrong, but it would be best to visit it either at the start of a road trip or if you don't have time to go to the rest of Iceland. I visited it at the end of...More

Thank Elli_Traveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got 18h stopover from USA to Europe on our way back, on purpose. We flew with WOW airlines and they offer a lot of this extra time in Iceland, so we decided to rent a car and drive at the Golden Circle. We went...More

Thank Nathalia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A popular routes for tourists with good reason. Stunning natural beauty, no entrance fees (although need to pay for parking (500ISK) at Thingfeller national park. Very cold and would recommend a good pair of walking boots if going in the winter.

Thank Jackie C
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December 28, 2017|
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Response from BarbieMegaTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Ordinary trainers means you'll be slipping around with no traction. Perhaps you don't plan to walk around much at the various destinations on the Goldern Circle route and if this is the case, then trainers will be fine. If... More
Faith R
September 13, 2017|
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Response from OntarioTrekker | Reviewed this property |
I went with a cruise tour but I can tell you that gas stations are few and far between and the same goes for restaurants etc. It's a long day so just a few things to consider if you're planning on a self drive thing.
August 13, 2017|
Response from Sara B | Reviewed this property |
The Golden Circle is basically starting in Reykjavik stopping at Pingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss and then looping back. It is a day trip. If you have 7 days, the way better experience is the Ring Road. THAT shows you... More