Day trip

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle Private Day Tour

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle Private Day Tour

From US$ 938.06 per group up to 6

Discover the Golden Circle route where you will visit the most famous historical and natural attractions of Iceland including Thingvellir National Park, Geyser´s valley, Gullfoss Waterfall, and the Kerid crater.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Russian
Pickup included
Your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavik or suburbs. The driver will be holding a sign with your name on it.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the highlights of Iceland with a private guide
  • Enjoy hassle-free round-trip from your accommodation in Reykjavik
  • Customize your itinerary to suit your preferences
Full description
Embark on a tour along the Golden Circle route which will bring you to the most famous historical and natural attractions of Iceland. Start the tour with pickup from Reykjavik and travel to the Nesjavellir geothermal area, one of the hottest spots in Iceland, located nearby the Hengill volcano. At Nesjavellir, find the second-largest geothermal power station in Iceland, which serves the Reykjavik region with warming water. From Nesjavellir, head to the Thingvellir National Park and drive by the side of Thingvallavatn lake, offering spectacular views of the landscape. The Thingvellir National park served as parliament ground for many centuries, from the time of early Viking settlers and up to 19th century. In the valley at Thingvellir, walk along the Almanagja fissure, the place where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates diverge and move apart. Then, drive to Haukadalur, the valley of geysers, where the Strokkur geyser erupts every 5-10 minutes into the air, spewing out a mixture of hot water and steam to a height up to 30 meters. Next, visit the Gullfoss Waterfall with cascades of 11 and 22 meters of powerful water streams falling into the gorge. From Gullfoss, visit the Friðheimar Greenhouse. The greenhouse is an excellent example of horticulture in Iceland, it is open for visitors, and you can come and enjoy a unique food experience at the restaurant, with tomatoes growing all around. After lunch, make a final stop for the day at Kerid Crater. This is a 55-meter-deep explosion crater filled with water, creating a lake whose steep circular slopes resemble an ancient amphitheater. On the way back to Reykjavik, travel through the Hellisheidi mountain pass and finish with drop-off at your accommodation.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Reykjavik
  • Driver and guide services
  • Private tour
  • SUV, Minivan or Minibus transportation
  • Food costs
  • Other personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Most travelers can participate
  • Infant seats available
  • This experience requires good weather; if the tour is cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the tour
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Product ID: 344516