Day trip

Reykjavik: The Golden Circle Day Tour

Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions
Day trip

Reykjavik: The Golden Circle Day Tour

Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions
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From US$ 64.56 per person

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Explore the geothermal areas and glacial landscapes of Iceland on a 6-hour bus tour of Gullfoss, Geysir, and Thingvellir National Park. Go to the site of the open-air assembly that ran from 930 to 1798, and see evidence of how the land was cultivated.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • See the most active geyser in Iceland at Strokkur
  • Visit the beautiful waterfalls of Gullfoss
  • Explore the Thingvellir National Park, home of the open-air assembly from the Middle Ages
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Discover the extraordinary sights and natural wonders of Iceland’s geothermal Geysir area, and see active geysers and cascading waterfalls along the way. The tour starts at Geysir where you can see spouting hot springs, including the most active geyser in Iceland Strokkur. Continue across the torrid landscape to Gullfoss, where you can stand next to an amazing waterfall as enormous quantities of water tumble violently into a deep, meandering gorge. Spend some time exploring a cross-section of Iceland's natural wonders and geological phenomena at Thingvellir National Park, an area of such historic and geological significance it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. Learn about the open-air assembly of Althing and how the landscape was husbanded over 1,000 years. See the dramatic fissures and rifts in the landscape caused by dramatic volcanic activity throughout history.
  • Transportation by bus
  • Guided tour
  • Pickup or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Food or drink

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Meeting point

The main departure point for Reykjavík Excursion day tours is from the BSI Bus Terminal. Please be ready at the BSI Bus Terminal 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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  • The tour can be canceled due to bad weather
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based on 315 reviews

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Amazing experience! Pick up was easy and well organised and our tour guide was lovely, very informative too. I just wish we had much longer at each of the sights you don’t realise how quick time flies But we throughly enjoyed ourselves and would definitely recommend this tour!

March 25, 2023

Amazing trip even in deep snow ! The driver of the bus was unbelievable. Wish we had had longer at each place as no time for viewing and eating and purchasing ! We did the 6hr trip so maybe the longer one would have given more time. The time went so quickly though and each stop was fabulous. Especially Gulfoss waterfall. Although too far for my elderly Companion to walk which was a shame. That should have been spelt out I think. A must do trip

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March 25, 2023

We had a great time. Our guide was very knowledgeable and talked about the sightings so we understand what we are seeing but also explained many things about the Icelandic culture, life, history and tradition. I don't think I would appreciate the wonders of nature if I went on the tour without a guide. It was well organised and we were able to see all the sightings whilst it was still light as there is only 7 hours of light in the day. Definitely recommend!

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March 25, 2023

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