Take a 9 hour tour from Reykjavik to see all the highlights of the famous Golden Circle route, with an additional visit to the historic site of Skálholt.
What to Expect
The 9 hour Golden Circle plus tour from Reykjavik starts with pick-up from your accommodation before taking you to the first attraction of the famous Golden Circle route. The route consists of three major attractions, Þingvellir National Park, Geysir hot spring area and Gullfoss Waterfall. On this plus version of the Golden Circle an additional visit to the historical site of Skálholt is added to give the popular sightseeing a bit of a historical twist.
The first attraction of the popular Circle is Þingvellir National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage Site. There you will be able to see the geological and historical importance of Þingvellir National Park. See where the first parliament of Iceland was founded, Silfra Fissure and the rift valley which has been formed due to the movement of the tectonic plates.
Next up is Geysir hot spring area. Walk around the bubbling mud pits and spouting geysers at this phenomenal geothermal site before heading towards Gullfoss, golden waterfall. Located in the canyon of Hvíta River, Gullfoss in all its glory marks up one of the most popular attractions in Iceland. We will make sure that you will get enough time to take in the magnificent landscape of each and every attraction that forms the popular Golden Circle. The last stop of the day will be at the historic site of Skálholt.
- Pick-up & drop offer service to/from Reykjavik
- Certified guide
- A visit to Þingvellir National Park, Geysir hot spring area, Gullfoss waterfall and Skálholt
Know Before You Go
• It is recommended you bring:
• Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing
• Hat, gloves and sturdy shoes
• The minimum age for this tour is 6 years old