Golden Circle Afternoon Tour

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Duration

6 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

All year

Minimum age

6 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Operator
Tour starts

Reykjavik

Duration

6 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

All year

Minimum age

6 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Days

Day Tour

Departures

Reykjavik

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Explore the famous Golden Circle with all its magical locations and get to know the unique Icelandic horse on this tour from Reykjavik.

Highlights

About Tour

Experience Iceland’s natural beauty on a Golden Circle afternoon tour. Discover the stunning Þingvellir National Park, home to the ancient Viking parliament. Explore the powerful Geysir hot spring area and witness the erupting Strokkur geyser. Finally, marvel at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, one of the most iconic sights in Iceland. With a knowledgeable guide, you’ll learn about the geological and cultural history of these unique sites. Don’t miss this opportunity to capture incredible photographs and create unforgettable memories on an afternoon tour of the Golden Circle.

Itinerary

Þingvellir National Park

Þingvellir National Park - Golden Circle Iceland Tour Booking

Explore Iceland’s natural beauty and rich history on a Golden Circle afternoon tour. Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most incredible geological wonders in the world. See where the Icelandic Parliament, Alþingi, was founded in 930, making it the oldest continuously existing parliament in the world. Marvel at the stunning rift valley formed by the separating Eurasian and North American tectonic plates, and capture incredible photographs of the rugged cliffs. Learn about the significance of the law rock (lögberg) and the role it played in Iceland’s history. This tour offers an unforgettable opportunity to experience the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Iceland, in one of the most iconic and photogenic locations.

Geysir Geothermal Area

people watching Geysir erupt

Visit the Geysir geothermally active area on your Golden Circle afternoon tour and witness the power of nature. Though Great Geysir is inactive, you’ll still be able to see the nearby Strokkur geyser erupt every 8 to 10 minutes. These eruptions send huge volumes of superheated water spouting into the air, often reaching heights of 25 meters or even 40 meters, making for a truly incredible and awe-inspiring moment. Don’t miss the chance to see this natural phenomenon and capture the moment with a photograph. Experience the geological activity and power of Iceland in this geyser hotspot and make it one of the highlights of your trip.

Gullfoss waterfall

Iceland Must See - Sunset at Gullfoss waterfall in Golden Circle Iceland, midnight sun at Gullfoss

Conclude your Golden Circle afternoon tour with a visit to Iceland’s most famous waterfall, Gullfoss. This magnificent “Golden Falls” is formed by the powerful Hvítá river, which originates from Langjökull glacier – the 2nd largest glacier in Iceland. The water thunders through a canyon, dropping 32 meters in two stages, creating a spectacular display of water and mist. The golden-hued spray around Gullfoss adds to the waterfall’s already mesmerizing beauty and will provide an opportunity to capture an iconic and stunning photographs. Gullfoss is a must-see destination, known for its natural beauty and being a highlight of any trip to Iceland. Make sure to experience the power and grandeur of this waterfall.

Included

  • Guided tour to the Golden Circle.
  • Knowledgeable and professional local guides.
  • Admission to all sights. 
  • Pick up and drop off from Reykjavik.
  • Tour in a minibus and small groups. 
  • Free Wi-Fi on board your minibus.

Highlights

Þingvellir National Park - Golden Circle Iceland Tour

What to bring

  • Dress according to weather.
  • Waterproof and warm jacket and pants.
  • Headwear and gloves.
  • Good outdoor shoes. 
  • Camera

Good to know

  • This tour is ideal for everyone – solo travelers, families, kids, groups and friends.
  • The minimum age for this tour is 6 years.
  • Lunch is not included in the tour. We will make stops at Gullfoss and Geysir where you can purchase food and drinks. 
  • The tour is operated in a minibus and small groups. 
  • You will have free WiFi and USB charging ports in the bus.
  • A local guide will be with you on this tour.
  • It is enough to have the ticket in digital form.
  • We will stop approximately 30 minutes at Geysir, Gullfoss and Þingvellir National Park. 
  • Pick up  is at 12.00 pm from your hotel or nearby meeting point in Reykjavik. The pick up takes approximately 30 minutes so your patience is much appreciated. 
  • The tour returns to Reykjavik around 19.00.

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