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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 1 May 2013

This tour was a part of an Iceland Air excursion. There were 15 of us in a van with Jon from Mountain Guides as our driver and guide. We had an opportunity to do some walking, swim in hot springs pool, enjoy an outstanding dinner...More

1  Thank TVTAmember
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Amazing, amazing, amazing! One of thise "must see before you die". April is month between season so you can see both snowy and springish landscape. Aparently its great in full summer therfore I plan to come back to Iceland to see it again.

1  Thank Magdalena84354
Reviewed 1 May 2013

wow! great tour. This was the reason why I wanted to go to Iceland. Great waterfalls- gulfross, great geysers at a place called geyser, got to see the separating plates at Pingvillir national park. These sites by themselves are very awesome. What made it even...More

1  Thank mel7155
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Great trip. Lasted for hours so was well worth the money. Several stops as well for toilet and eating. We went with Reykjavik tours and the guides are all lovely.

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We did the GC with Fontana Baths. My 8 year old said the Fontana Baths were the best part of the trip. I would have to disagree. I liked the strokkur Geysir better. If you have the time, eat at the Gulfoss cafeteria, so that...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Totally a must if you visit Iceland. Lots of organised tours but, armed with sufficient guidebooks and a large enough scale map we were confident enough to do this independently. Main attractions, Thingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss worth the drive alone, but spectacular and ever changing...More

3  Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We went on a couple of tours and this is a must for those going to Iceland. The areas we saw were Thingvellir National Park (parliment), Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring & Haukadalur thermal area, Kerid crater and waterfall Faxi. All the sites were amazing...More

1  Thank Denzal23
Reviewed 27 April 2013

This is one of the MUST do when visiting Iceland. Hubby and I went on the Golden Circle tour via Reykjavik Excursions and it was fabulous, an all day adventure. We had lunch at the Geyser Hotel in main restaurant and that was fab -...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 26 April 2013

What an amazing place Iceland is and the natural wonders it has make it the most unique place i have ever been. The golden circle route reminded me of the Great Ocean road in Vic Australia , as around every corner there is another natural...More

Thank Spencer501
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Excellent tour, saw amazing sights and the tour guide was really entertaining and informative. Well worth the £55 pp cost as its a complete day. Some walking/ steps involved so mobility key. Only downside is you change buses at "feeder stations".

Thank dumbo77
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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.
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Yuya1991
14 August 2017|
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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
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Andrew S
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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.
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