Golden Circle Private Tour with Secret Stops

Highlights

  • 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

Summary

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.

Tour info

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

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.

What’s included?

  • 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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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • 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.

About operator:

DISCOVER is a dynamic adventure travel operator in Iceland offering wide range of day and multi day tours and adventures to suit your desires with luxury. We are here to help you discover all the amazing things you can experience in the Icelandic nature. Our experienced driver guides will take you on a true adventure journeys around the most spectacular Icelandic hotspots in our modified luxury 4x4 Off Road Trucks. We provide you with personal service and make sure you have a memorable trip with us. Discover Ltd is registered tour operator by the Icelandic Tourist Board and cares about your safety on our trips.

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