Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik

Summary

Enjoy pickup from the Reykjavik port or hotels in town. Meet your guide and depart for your full-day tour of the Golden Circle's most popular attractions. This tour ensures flexibility and personalized attention; be sure to let your guide know if there are any attractions that interest you specifically.  On the way out of Reykjavik, take Nesjavellir Road and stop in the Nesavellir geothermal region. The volcano here makes the area the warmest in the capital. Continue to Þhingvellir National Park, which includes the fault line between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The park is also home to the world's oldest democratic parliament and an ancient church.  Drive through the town of Laugarvatn on the way to visit the Strokkur geyser, which erupts every 6 to 8 minutes. Here, take a break for lunch or coffee (own expense) before proceeding to see the lovely waterfall called Gullfoss.  Stop at the Kerið crater, then visit the town of Hveragerði before continuing down to the Reykanes peninsula. Bring your swim suit for the visit to the famous Blue Lagoon, located near Grindavík. Take a dip in the bright blue geothermal waters, set against a dramatic backdrop of lava. Slather on some geothermal mud, rich in silica and minerals, to end your tour with a healthy glow.  Optional: a visit to Hafnarfjörður (additional price).  Your tour ends back in Reykjavik with hotel or port drop-off.

Tour info

Duration
10 hours
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Why take this tour?

This is an ideal tour for those who want to see the two most visited places in Iceland in one day.  The Golden circle named by the Golden waterfall or Gulfoss. On the same route we will visit Thingvellir national park which is located in the middle of the Euroasian and American tectonic plate. Enjoy a walk between both plates down to valley where the oldest democratic parliament is based.   We will stop at Geyser hot spring and enjoy one of Icelands most visited tourist attraction, geyser Strokkur which blows up every 6-8 minutes. Next stop will be place such as Kerið crater, Hveragerði town. From here we are heading to Reykjanes peninsula and finally catch the Blue lagoon (entrance fee not included). This tour is nearly always private. Even if we have two or more bookings for same day, tour still will be highly privately so customers have enough time to research wonder of Icelandic nature. Mercury Grail company do not share travellers with other companies

What’s included?

  • Professional photographer guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Private tour nearly in any single booking. In case of 5 person on one booking we block down tour for other travelers. 95% travelers of this tour are traveling as private. Mercury Grail - Icelandic Adventures are not sharing travelers with other local operators since our work is very personalized.

  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Food and drinks

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

  • Tickets to Blue lagoon or Secret lagoon

  • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater

  • Entry/Admission - Blue Lagoon

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Before you book

  • Duration: 10h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Mercury Grail is small company located in heart of Icelandic capital, Reykjavik. Company was established 2008 by Andres Zoran Ivanovic original from Slovenia, living in Iceland in since 1988. Our experience is rich of services for different types of tourist, but mostly are our customers family people, business people, seniors, private and organized groups. Other type of groups or individuals are welcome of course. Iceland can be your country to travel in case you are nature lover so here are thousands of waterfalls, lakes, mountains and mostly is country wild, so you can´t find all in one so easy as in Iceland. We are organizing custom made tours to several adventures country offering. Whale watching, day riding tours, nature researching, photo tourism, northern light hunting, caravan riding as many of you have only seen in films with John Wayn..

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