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Ideal for short-stay visitors, this scenic driving route through southwestern Iceland features excellent scenery and major sites.
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Too much driving for a lot better placs in Iceland. It's ok I guess but I think it's overrated and if I had to go back that'S not where I would go.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dominique572
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rented a car and drove ourselves around the golden circle in a day. We stopped off at Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss and Kerid Crater. We were on the road for 8 hours and had plenty of time at each location. At this time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bethmaryclayton
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm usually a very solo traveler who meticulously plans every detail of my trips to the minute. I like following my own schedule and have never gone on a group tour before. However, I knew that Iceland would be a different beast and I wanted...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Yushavia_R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a fabulous day out. The sights are amazing. Unlike anything I have seen before. A must do when in Iceland. You won't regret it!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hlj1717
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow- I couldn’t let anybody go to Iceland without recommending the golden circle tour! I travelled with Tui which meant we had a guide who new lots of information and tips to see the best things. We saw some amazing sites and can not wait...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magic and Bogi our tour guides were brilliant! We saw Geysir, a magnificent waterfall finishing wit a spectacular view of the tectonic plate separation. Awesome, well worth the money.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Timbowhimbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely gorgeous, serene, peaceful, and a must see! We stopped at the geyser, and were blown away at this natural wonder. Make sure you give yourself a few hours to explore everything! There are places to eat, or pick up a sandwich a have a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kenziemarie77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very pleased with this tour. Picked up and dropped off on time. Tui also provided lunch. The Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir park were absolutely beautiful! The geysers were also amazing to see too! Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lauradH5815LF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on Reykjavík Expeditions. Well run and we keep on time The bus was totally full and the tour was in both German and English. I still would recommend this tour highly.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank P6405YXrobertm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this trip with Reykjavik Excursions for 4 people. The trip started at about 9am and we got back at about 5pm (yeah you read correctly!) Check out how far you are from the BSI terminal because we discovered we could walk it in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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vrvaid
25 February 2019|
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Response from shanc590 | Reviewed this property |
Weather was good in February so I think you should be OK in may, the historical average show between 7-12 C
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refugee1046
7 January 2019|
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Response from LesD890 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you won't be doing any shopping in Reykjavic given the prices!!. My recommendation if you only have a couple of days is the Golden Circle tour, about 8 hours duration and you will see Volcanic Craters, Waterfalls... More
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