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From Reykjavik: Small Group Golden Circle Day Trip

From Reykjavik: Small Group Golden Circle Day Trip

From US$ 113.27 per person

On this small group or private Golden Circle tour, you will explore 4 of Iceland’s most popular attractions: the National Park Thingvellir, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area and the volcanic crater of Kerid.

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Duration 9 hours
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  • Discover Thingvellir National Park
  • Admire the Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Be amazed by the beauty of the Kerið volcanic crater
  • Feel thrilled by the Geysir hot spring area
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Enjoy this popular Golden Circle day tour! Spend a full day discovering what Iceland has to offer, led by excellent local guides. You will take the tour in a small minibus and enjoy a real small-group experience. During your day, witness the best of Iceland, at Thingvellir, see the birthplace of the Icelandic nation, as well as the foundation site of the first Viking Parliament or Alþingi and visit the visual rift between the Eurasian and American Continents. You will explore the gorgeous waterfall Gullfoss, one of Iceland's most beautiful sights. It is not a coincidence that its name translates as the Golden Waterfall. This is all followed by an amazing visit to the Geysir geothermal area, where the hot spring Strokkur erupts every 3-7 minutes. Geysir's hot spring's neighbor, Strokkur, will blow steam high in the air a few times per hour for your delight. To finish the day, you can marvel at the volcanic crater of Kerid, filled with a milky blue-green lake.
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  • Transportation by minibus
  • Small-Group guaranteed (19 passengers)
  • Entrance fee to Kerid volcanic crater
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Pick-ups start at 8:30AM and take up to 30 minutes.
  • Same mini-bus is used for pick-up and the tour.
  • The total duration of the tour is 8-9 hours.
  • The size of the group is limited.
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4.7 /5

based on 165 reviews

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Our golden circle tour was such a great day! Oscar our tour guide was really informative and friendly, he also took us to some additional stop off points on the way as the sun came out for a bit which were beautiful. The tomato farm where we ended was a great surprise as the food and tomato mulled wine was delicious. Really great day and we look forward to coming back to Iceland and doing some more tours with Oscar.

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November 24, 2021

Superb day trip from Reykjavik, covering the main sights of the Golden Circle. The trip was the right duration, crampons were provided due to the ice and we had a terrific guide in DAGUR; who happened to be an expert on Icelandic history, politics, geology, geography, culture and just about anything else! He made it a highly entertaining trip, we would recommend this tour.

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March 16, 2020

I enjoyed this trip. Unlike other tours most time is spent at the points of interest, rather than on the bus. The bus was comfortable enough for the trip and our guide was really lovely and had lots of interesting information to tell us whilst he was driving us around (he was called Wally I think!). He also had crampons available for us to use whilst walking around the volcano, geysir and waterfall and national park as it was slippy which we thought was great. We were picked up promptly and got back to reykjavik at 16:30. Was a great tour in my opinion and decent value for money

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February 17, 2020

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