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Golden Circle Private Tour with Secret Stops

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US$ 1,514.10
per group (up to 7)
2 adults
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Avoid crowds on Iceland's popular Golden Circle route during this full-day tour from Reykjavik. Enjoy hassle-free round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned minivan and visit popular attractions outside of their busiest times—plus discover other, lesser-known spots. Your guide will provide helpful narrative while you admire the famed Gullfoss waterfall, the spouting fountain geyser of Strokkur, and Thingvellir National Park, as well as geological oddities such as a black-sand beach and a 5,000-year-old cluster of red pseudocraters.
  • Visit popular attractions outside of their busiest times, and discover lesser-known sites
  • Guide provides helpful narrative while you travel to picturesque geological sites
  • Entrance to Thingvellir National Park included
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from downtown Reykjavik
What to Expect
Your morning begins with pickup from a convenient meeting point in downtown Reykjavik. Meet your guide and settle into the air-conditioned minivan for a short journey. Your first stop is at the Rauðhólar, a cluster of red pseudocraters. Learn about volcanoes before heading to a black-sand beach, where you can take time to enjoy the open spaces and solitude. Next, head to the picturesque volcanic crater lake Kerið (entrance fee at own expense), and then to Faxi waterfall. The mighty 2-tiered Gullfoss waterfall is the next stop. Continue on to Strokkur geysir and watch as it spouts a fountain of water every five to eight minutes. The final stop is Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the location of Iceland's first parliament. Here you can see the site where the North American and Eurasian continental plates are currently splitting apart. Your tour concludes with drop-off back to downtown Reykjavik.
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Important Information
  • Pickup and drop-off from Reykjavik down town (Bus stop 7 Traðarkot)
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Luxurious transport for max 7 pax
  • National Park fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entrance fees (approx. maximum $2.00)
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater
  • Entry/Admission - Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Windproof and waterproof clothing, as well as a hat and gloves are recommended for winter
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mark J wrote a review 20 Jan
17 contributions4 helpful votes
Spent 4 days with Stefan visiting Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon, South Coast and Northern Lights. We are 2 families of four and were blown away by this experience. Our guide Stefan was fantastic! Incredible knowledge of icelandic history, geology and weather... and also the
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Parmjit S wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The whole experience from start to finish has been excellent. Georg and Karen have been extremely helpful and our driver Tryggvi superb and professional, really made our trip. Took us to some hidden places too ;) I would definitely recommend to friends and family!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Rinky Sundriyal wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions19 helpful votes
I came across Discover Iceland through their Instagram page.I was really attracted towards the amazing pictures they had on their page,so I decided to visit their website as well. Their website is so informative and after spending a little time on it, I was convinced to book my
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Date of experience: December 2019
James Freed wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I came across Discover Iceland Tour Operators on Google. I explored their website and got in touch with them. I must say that they were very polite and helpful, answered every question I had at the back of my mind. They have a wide range of day and multi day tours and
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sara N wrote a review Nov 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
My friend and I just got back from our two day private tour with Discover Iceland. We did a private superjeep tour so we could combine the Golden Circle tour and the South Coast in order to see geysers, national parks, waterfalls, black sand beaches- inc. diamond beach, glacier
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Date of experience: November 2019
Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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