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Golden Circle of Iceland - Private Day Tour from Reykjavik
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Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik
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Ideal for short-stay visitors, this scenic driving route through southwestern Iceland features excellent scenery and major sites.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an awesome experience and I believe it was probably because we had a private tour guide with a modified four-wheel drive Ford Excursion that REALLY made the trip to the glacier AWESOME during November and heavy snow drifts! My son and I REALLY...More

Thank Douglas P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ok, ok, I hate being negative nancy, and overall EVERYTHING on Iceland is absolutely breathtaking, but the Golden Circle tour was without a doubt the lowlight of our tour around the entire country. Yes, you see geysirs, mountains, boiling mudpits, horses, lakes, waterfalls galore, craters,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A fairly quick slice of Iceland. Great for tourists with limited time in Iceland looking for a quick taste of the country, close to Reykjavik.

Thank VAPilot
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great day. We have been lucky with the weather, beautiful sun and blues skies. Lovely light for sightseeing and photography. Tour is really well organised, pick up was prompt. Tour guide (Julia) and bus driver were great. Saw loads, packed day and just about...More

Thank TallSteveG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is one of the best trips I have ever made in my life. I have traveled many places but this one is not to be missed! Iceland is so unique and this is one easy way to discover its gems. We rented a...More

Thank Dolly D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been on an awful Northern lights tour with another company on Saturday, we decided to try Grayline for the Golden Circle Express Tour. First point is this 6 hr trip was way cheaper (40% less) than the 3 hr shambles the night before where...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This route covers most of the major attractions around the city of Reykjavik: Hot springs in Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall, and Continental Divide inside Thingvellir National Park. Easy drive and enjoyable along the whole route.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would recommend this trip while visiting Iceland, you get to visit the Geysir the waterfall and also the tectonic plate site which gives the clearest waters. Really enjoyed this trip.

Thank joannec050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main sites are incredible, easy to drive, though sites are crowded with tourists, and after spending days in the south I was not that very impressed. But, this is a must in Iceland, specially if you only have a couple of days. Drive it...More

Thank MarcelaPortillo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An easyc drive around the Golden Circle route which takes you to all the major sights. Mainly paved roads, but with a few short gravel stretches.

Thank simonannitsford
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Faith R
14 September 2017|
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Response from NHFamilyORBound | Reviewed this property |
We rented a vehicle from Blue Car Rental upon departing our hotel the next morning, adjacent to the airport as well as to the hotel. We DID NOT do the guided tour itself...and glad for that, in fact.
14 August 2017|
Response from Sara B | Reviewed this property |
The Golden Circle is basically starting in Reykjavik stopping at Pingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss and then looping back. It is a day trip. If you have 7 days, the way better experience is the Ring Road. THAT shows you... More
Andrew S
8 August 2017|
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Response from 482JamesS482 | Reviewed this property |
No, but they help. Some places are slippery and wet. I liked having low hiking boots.