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Small-Group Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik

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    What to Expect
    Your tour begins at your Reykjavik hotel, where you board a Wi-Fi-equipped minibus. Over the course of your tour, discover the highlights of the Golden Circle, a 185-mile (300-km) route home to spectacular natural landmarks.

    The first stop is Kerid, a crater lake filled with milky blue water that cascades down black and red rocks.

    Then, stop at Efstidalur farm to sample Icelandic delicacies and learn about traditional agricultural practices.

    Continue on to Geysir and Strokkur, whose boiling mud pits and erupting geysers create an incredible sight.

    See, too, the colossal Gulfoss Waterfall, whose powerful torrents of water plunge into a deep crevasse 105 feet (32 meters) below.

    The final stop is Thingvellir National Park, where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates collide. Marvel at vast landscapes littered with rock formations and geysers before embarking your vehicle and arriving back in Reykjavik.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our pickup can take up to 30 minutes so please wait at your pickup location from the time written on your ticket.

    More locations we do offer pickup service from:
    - Subway at the former Oddsson Ho(s)tel, Hringbraut 119
    - Burgerjoint (Hamborgarabullan), Geirsgata 1
    - Gamli Gardur, Hringbraut 29
    - BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 (front / taxi side)

    Many accommodations in central Reykjavik are redirected to official "Tour Bus Stops" from which we also offer pickup:
    - Tour Bus Stop 1, Ráðhúsið - City Hall, Vonarstraeti (64.146316,-21.941491)
    - Tour Bus Stop 2, Tjörnin - The Pond, Maedragardur on Laekjargata (64.145763,-21.938547)
    - Tour Bus Stop 3, Lækjargata, Laekjargata 4 (64.14678,-21.937296)
    - Tour Bus Stop 5, Harpa, Austurbakki 2 (64.14678,-21.937296)
    - Tour Bus Stop 6, Safnahúsið - The Culture House, Hverfisgata 15 by Arnarholl (64.147454,-21.932894)
    - Tour Bus Stop 7, Traðarkot, Hverfisgata 20 (64.146706,-21.930425)
    - Tour Bus Stop 8, Hallgrímskirkja, by Eiriksgata (64.141548,-21.927973)
    - Tour Bus Stop 9, Snorrabraut, Snorrabraut 24 (64.143497,-21.916289)
    - Tour Bus Stop 10, Hlemmur, Laugavegur 105 (64.143155,-21.915414)
    - Tour Bus Stop 11, Austurbær, Snorrabraut 37 (64.142364,-21.917228)
    - Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 6 (64.144389,-21.910327)
    - Tour Bus Stop 13, Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120 (64.142658,-21.913866)

    Skarfabakki Harbour, Reykjavik
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels and official bus stops in central Reykjavik)
    • Professional guide
    • Horse-show and visit of the Greenhouse at Friðheimar
    • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater
    • Entry/Admission - Fridheimar
    • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This was our favorite tour on our recent 14-day cruise around northern Europe. Our driver and guide, Howser, was so knowledgeable about Iceland, both the history and current events, that we learned a lot over the course of our day. He was very funny as...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank BeckyW296
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    First, we were lucky with the weather. Second, I saw all this beauty with my son. I have already been to these places, but in the winter. In winter, these places are very beautiful. In the summer they are very beautiful, but they are different....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank Владимир Л
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I have to admit, I am not a big fan of tours. But I was told by others that this was the best deal to be able to see a lot of top tourist attractions in Iceland. Booking was easy, and our guide, “Frosty” was...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank David G
    Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

    This has to done. It’s says it’s a mini tour but you pack so much into it. First all all the tectonic plates with all the gorges, cracks, and rifts. Then onto the national park with the geysers and hot pools. Last but not least,...More

    Thank RodT2000
    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    Howzer was our tour guide and we had an amazing day! Relaxed tempo, lots seen, informative, entertaining, light hearted, jokes but not dumb tour ones, we loved it!!!. Howzer’s style is awesome - speaks to adults and kids (10 and 11 year olds).

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank E6044LWelenal
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    • Duration: 8h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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