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Discover the Golden Circle's Treasures: A Journey of Wonders.

Want to see the sites of the Golden Circle but have a limited amount of time? Consider this express Golden Circle tour! Experience the landmarks of the classic Golden Circle in South Iceland on this unforgettable day tour. The Golden Circle encompasses the must-see sights of Þingvellir National Park, the golden Gullfoss waterfall, and the bubbling geothermal region of Geysir.

If you ask a local which tour you should take if you want a taste of Iceland near Reykjavík, they will most likely recommend the Golden Circle. Comprising the three most visited sights in South Iceland, the Golden Circle gives you a slice of Icelandic history at Þingvellir National Park, a view of Iceland’s geothermal activity at Geysir, and a peek at a roaring, powerful waterfall at Gullfoss. This tour is tailored for those that want to see the landmarks but are short on time, as the tour is just 6,5 hours long. 

Departing from Reykjavík, guests will visit the geothermal region of Geysir, a powerful reminder that Iceland is very much alive, with steam and water erupting meters into the air from the Strokkur geyser every few minutes. This is where the word geyser comes from! The tour continues to Gullfoss, Iceland’s most famous waterfall, where two tiers of water crash and tumble meters below. Be sure to walk down the ladder to see a different view of the waterfall! 

The final stop is at Þingvellir National Park, known for its exceptional beauty, geological significance, and historical relevance. Þingvellier is where Icelandic democracy was born, as it’s the site of the island’s first parliament. Additionally, guests can visit where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet in Þingvellir, a unique Iceland experience.

 

Availability
All year
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
6 hours
Minimum age
1
Meeting Point
BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

TourID: RE24

Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions by Icelandia

Meeting point

BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

The meeting point is the location from where the tour begins.

Need to know

Remember to dress according to the weather. Warm clothes, a waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes are recommended.

We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, a scarf, gloves, and warm socks for colder days.

From €64/person
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • No Booking Fees

Tour itinerary

Golden Circle Direct

What’s included and what to bring on this tour

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Included

Not included

  • Food and drinks

Tour highlights

Gullfoss Waterfall
Geysir
Þingvellir National Park
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