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From Reykjavik: Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon Guided Tour

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon Guided Tour

Activity provider: Gateway to Iceland (GTIce)
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See the sights of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle on this bus tour from Reykjavik. Marvel at waterfalls, watch geysers erupt, and and soak in the hot springs at the tranquil Secret Lagoon.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from most hotels and from designated bus stops (in case the hotel is located in the restricted area) within the greater Reykjavík area. You will be picked up from your hotel between 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM. Please make sure you board on a minibus with Gateway to Iceland and not with any other company.


  • Discover the natural wonders along Iceland’s famous Golden Circle
  • Stop to see the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, the most spectacular in the country
  • Stand next to Strokkur geyser as it spouts water 30 meters high
  • Enjoy bathing in the Secret Lagoon hot spring
  • Walk between tectonic plates in Thingvellir National Park
Full description

Experience Iceland’s Golden Circle on a relaxed bus tour from Reykjavik. Explore the Thingvellir national park, admire the Gullfoss waterfall, and view the Strokkur geyser. Relax the Viking way in the warm waters of a natural hot spring.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavik. Take in the countryside on the scenic drive to Thingvellir, the site of the world’s first parliament, which met outdoors annually from 930 AD until 1798.

Head to one of Europe’s largest waterfalls and Iceland’s pride, the beautiful Gullfoss. Next, in the geothermal fields of Haukadalur you’ll be able to stand close to the erupting Strokkur geyser. Make your way to the popular geothermal waters of the Secret Lagoon, Soak in the warm relaxing waters while admiring views of of the countryside. Have the option of purchasing a drink while you soak. Return to your accommodation in Reykjavik at the end of your tour.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Secret Lagoon
  • Round-trip transportation by bus
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
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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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hiking shoes
  • Cash
  • Outdoor clothing

Know before you go

  • Please bring a bathing suit and towel for the Secret Lagoon bath
  • Warm, windproof and waterproof clothes and outdoor shoes are highly recommended.
  • The tour operator reserves the right to delay, alter or cancel any tour due to extreme weather or any other unsafe conditions for the safety of our clients.
  • Please carry cash for lunch
  • Food and drinks are not included but there will be stops where you can purchase both
  • Please notify the operator if you need a child seat or booster seat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 134 reviews

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Ian our guide was so informative about everything to do with Iceland. Excellent personality and went above and beyond to make sure everyone had an excellent experience. Also as our cruise had to change the itinerary at last notice the company changed everything to accommodate us without us even having to get in touch. So professional and efficient. We would definitely book again with them.

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March 18, 2022

Date of tour: March 10th 2022 I was attracted to this small group tour because it starts a little later (10 a.m) than the myriad others on offer. And good job I did! This later start means that most of the crowds had moved on. Gummi owns the company himself and is a brilliant guide - an absolute mine of information. The tour rounds off with a visit to the secret lagoon (more authentic and less crowded than the blue lagoon). When next in Iceland I’ll be using the same company - I can’t recommend them highly enough.

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March 11, 2022

Golden circle is a classic Iceland tour so I recommend it to anyone who’s visiting for the first time. Our guide Ian taught us so much about the history and culture of Iceland. The views were had snowed heavily a few days before so some parts were icy but it was still beautiful! We also had the secret lagoon added in which was a perfect way to end the tour

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February 26, 2022

Product ID: 66550