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Reykjavik: Golden Circle Full-Day Tour with Kerid Crater

Reykjavik: Golden Circle Full-Day Tour with Kerid Crater

From US$ 55.61 per person

Take a full-day tour of Iceland’s iconic Golden Circle. Experience the stunning natural scenery and see the spectacular Geysir area, Gullfoss waterfall, and Þingvellir National Park.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
A pickup is offered at select hotels and official bus stops in central Reykjavik only. It is also available from the cruise port. For this, please indicate which cruise port you will be arriving into.

Experience

Itinerary
6.5 hours
  • Reykjavik

  • 40 minutes
  • Hveragerdi (break)

  • Kerid Crater (photo stop)

  • Gullfoss Waterfall (photo stop)

  • Geysir (photo stop, lunch)

  • Thingvellir National Park (photo stop, walk)

  • 1 hour
  • Reykjavik

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • See the best of the southwest of Iceland's waterfalls, lakes and geysers
  • Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet
  • Feel the spray of the Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Go to the spouting geyser of Strokkur in the Geysir area
  • Look into a volcanic crater at Kerið
Full description

See the best of southwest Iceland on an 8-hour Golden Circle tour by bus from Reykjavik. Visit the spectacular Geysir area, and go to the cascades of Gullfoss Waterfall. Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet in Þingvellir National Park. Travel to the geothermal area of Geysir. Marvel as the active hot spring of Strokkur spouts steaming water 30 meters into the air every 8 minutes.

Continue to one of Iceland’s most iconic features at the Gullfoss Waterfall (“Golden Falls“). Feel the spray of the waters of the glacial River Hvítá as it plummets down into a 32-meter deep crevice. Next, enter Þingvellir National Park, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimeters per year.

Þingvellir was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural value in 2004, and is the site of a stunning rift valley and the Rock of Law, the first Viking parliament. Marvel at the volcanic crater at Lake Kerið, and pass through the Icelandic farms of the south on your drive around the Golden Circle, before returning to your original starting point in Reykjavik.

Includes
  • Tour
  • Guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Pickup and drop-off (If option selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
Covid-19 precautions

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

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please meet the tour at Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg (on Þórunnartún).

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 4703 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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So much fun! Came for a 4 day trip and this was the best one by far! We got lucky with the weather as was not raining/snowing or windy, unfortunately no sun but wasn't an issue. Seeing it all in the snow was beautiful and the tour guide Simon was amazing. Loved all the stories and folklore, super interesting. Would recommend to anyone who doesn't have a clear idea of where to go, and travelling as a group was fun. 10/10 day:)

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January 27, 2022

The tour was incredible and the sights seen on the tour were bucket list material. Our guide (Olaf I think) was very knowledgeable and was very engaging. My only gripe would be the quality of the bus we travelled on. We were right above the back wheels and it sounded like the bus was falling apart around us and was extremely disconcerting at times. Excellent tour with excellent guide but upgrade on bus would be a bonus.

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January 24, 2022

Can’t fault this experience especially for value for money and the sites you see, the only thing I would say is that the pick up in the morning is a bit chaotic as there are lots of tours leaving from the same place so finding the right bus can be confusing for some but don’t let out you off as the trip itself is brilliant

January 6, 2022

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