1. Iceland
  2. Capital Region of Iceland
  3. Reykjavik
  4. Gullfoss Waterfall

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Northern Lights

Product ID: 72106
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Explore the dramatic landscapes of Iceland's "Golden Circle" in the morning and see the Northern Lights in the evening on a 2-part tour from Reykjavik. Visit the Þingvellir National Park and admire the Arctic tundra, go to Gullfoss Waterfall and more.
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Duration: 10 hours
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English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean

Pickup optional

• Pickup begins 30 minutes prior to the departure time. Please be ready and on the lookout for a green Smartbus. • As each driver sometimes has a few stops prior to yours, there is no need to worry if the bus is not there exactly on time. • Pickup is available from most hotels, hostels, and guesthouses. Please note that in the city center some areas are restricted for buses, and therefore pickup will only be available from certain bus stops. If you need directions to the nearest bus stop, visit the city's website: www.busstop.is. • Pickup is not available from Airbnbs or private residences; if this applies to you, it is recommended to select the hotel address or bus stop nearest to you and request pickup from there.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See a hot spring erupt before your eyes
  • Admire the cascades of the Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Walk through history in Þingvellir National Park
  • Hunt for the elusive Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
Full description
Experience the dramatic scenery and natural phenomena of Iceland on a 2-part combination tour, starting with a morning tour of the legendary "Golden Circle."

Depart Reykjavik to visit Iceland's 3 iconic natural treasures, including the Þingvellir National Park and Gullfoss Waterfall. Discover where the earth's North American and Eurasian plates pulled apart at Geysir and watch the geothermal waters and steam spout skywards from the geyser. Admire the cascades of Gullfoss Waterfall, where a glacial river thunders 32 meters into a canyon.

Then, take a 3 to 6-hour break and grab dinner before your evening Northern Lights tour. When night falls, search for the elusive Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) in the Icelandic wilderness, depending on the weather forecast and visibility conditions. Only visible during the winter months, the spectacular phenomenon is one of Iceland's biggest and most magical draws.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Specially-trained Northern Lights guide
  • Free Wi-Fi and USB charger for each seat
  • In-bus audio guide (available in 10 different languages)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick-up from your accommodation (unless you have chosen the tour option with hotel pick-up)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your tour starts from Reykjavík Terminal, centrally located at Skógarhlíð 10, 105 Reykjavík. please be at the terminal 15 minutes before your departure time.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that the Northern Lights are only visible during the winter months
• Children aged 12-15 are entitled to a 50% discount. Children aged 0-11 can travel for free
• This activity runs from August 28 to September 30 and April 1 to April 15 at 22:00, and from October 1 to March 31 at 21:00 daily
• Departures are dependent on the weather
• There is no minimum number for this activity and no age limit
• Please wear warm and waterproof clothes as the weather can change suddenly. Expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, and headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended
• The total travelling time is around 10 hours, including a minimum 30-minute stop at Geysir Hot Springs, Gullfoss Waterfall and Þingvellir National Park and an approximate 3-hour Northern Lights tour
• You are advised to bring your own headphones for the audio guide as they will fit you best and it's better for the environment

From US$ 101.94 per person

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Product ID: 72106