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Golden Circle Route

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Golden Circle of Iceland - Private Day Tour from Reykjavik
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Golden Circle and Magical Nights
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Golden Circle Classic Day Trip 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 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time here doing the golden circle arranged via tui. saw some beautiful sites and had a great time. very well organised. wear lots of warm clothes and good walking boots / shoes (can be very slippery!!). go! you won't be disappointed !!

Thank Charlotteks88
Reviewed 4 days ago

Please see my review of the ring road, which is apparently a different much longer multi day route along the coasts.

Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The power of nature and the awe inspiring “big sky” views on this tour, seeing tectonic plates, lava fields, geysers and the largest waterfall in Europe make this a spectacular trip. Try and give yourself the maximum time you can to make the most of...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a 4x4 and did the trip ourselves,which allowed us as much time as we needed to stop at each place.We used our GPS but didn`t really need it, it is just one road, full with tourists and you can follow the road signs,...More

Thank fedalex91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The weather wasn’t great but Gillfoss waterfall was one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen- great tour saw the real Iceland- totally recommend

Thank sara s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great road conditions and the scenery made this one too remember. From Reykjavik you stop at Pingvellar, where the Tectonic plates meet of N America and the Eurasian. You can walk down the fault! Stopped to see some beautiful little Icelandic ponies on the way...More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour with our travel company, but it is easily accessible by independent tour companies. It is worth noting that even if it is above zero temperature in Reykjavik, it will be much colder up in the mountains. We left at 9pm where...More

1  Thank 52rosie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience and would recommend it! Paying £50 for the bus tour was well worth the breath-taking views.

Thank scotland30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely make an effort to do the golden circle route in Iceland. You can drive it yourself if weather is good (not windy and cold). If it's windy and cold, I suggest that you take a minibus tour, the drivers are more experienced on a...More

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so glad we drove straight to the Golden Circle after landing and getting our rental. The early drive in the dark is serene and once at Geysir you can be one of the few visiting at sunrise (~9 am in Nov). We then...More

1  Thank AmandaCQH
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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.
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Yuya1991
August 13, 2017|
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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
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Andrew S
August 7, 2017|
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Response from 482JamesS482 | Reviewed this property |
No, but they help. Some places are slippery and wet. I liked having low hiking boots.
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