Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

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  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2970AH12

Want to see some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland on a day trip from Reykjavik? From spouting geysers, tumbling waterfalls and ancient volcanoes, the popular Golden Circle Classic full-day excursion by coach will introduce you to Iceland's world-renowned pristine natural beauty surrounding the capital.


Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Led by a local guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

The tour begins with a visit to the Nesjavellir power plant, a geothermal area in the picturesque landscape of Lake Thingvallavatn (this part of the tour may not be included in winter). This really is "green" renewable energy, as more than half of Reykjavik's population gets its energy from the Nesjavellir geothermal plant.

Your tour also includes a visit to Thingvellir, where the Icelandic parliament Althingi was founded in 930, making it the oldest functioning parliament in the world. It is here that the slowly diverging tectonic plates of America and Europe meet.

Your tour continues to the beautiful waterfall of Gullfoss, a highlight of any visit to Iceland, along with the incredible spouting hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur. You will also visit Skalholt church, the ancient seat of the Icelandic bishops.

On your way back to Reykjavik you'll travel through fertile agricultural areas to the charming village of Hveragerdi.


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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Centrally located Reykjavik hotels or Reykjavik Cruise Port
Departure Time:
  • 8:30am
  • 10:30am

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:00pm

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8:30am Departure
Code: AH830

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10:30am Departure
Code: AH1030

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Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Francis A, August 2014

Satisfied to our expectations. They delivered what they promised on the brochure. Good value for money. We were on a cruise and expected that the tour operator would wait for the booked guests with their name on it in a prominent area. We had to look around for the coach.

Reviewed by: Ann J, August 2014

What a fantastic trip and good value too. We were picked up from our hotel at 10:00 am and did not return until after 7:00pm. The scenery you see on this tour is stunning. The guide was informative and friendly as was the driver (who also collected us from our hotel the following day to take us to the airport!). We never felt rushed and had plenty of time at each stop to take photos and explore. We loved Iceland and plan to return to explore more.

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Tour code: 2970AH12