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Golden Circle Afternoon Tour

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See the best of southwest Iceland on an 8-hour Golden Circle afternoon tour. Visit the spectacular Geysir area, and go to the cascades of Gullfoss waterfall. Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet in Þingvellir National Park.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Pickup offered at selected hotels, official bus stops in central Reykjavik and from the cruise port. For this, please indicate which cruise port you will be arriving to. Pickup starts at 10:30 AM and can take up to 30 minutes. Please be ready at your assigned pickup location from 10:30 AM. Please contact the local partner directly after booking in order to confirm your exact meeting point.
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the best of the southwest of Iceland's waterfalls, lakes and geysers
  • Go to the spouting geyser of Strokkur in the Geysir area
  • Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet
Full description
Take an afternoon tour of Iceland’s legendary Golden Circle on an 8-hour day trip from Reykjavik. See the best of the southwest, including the spectacular Geysir area, Gullfoss waterfall, and Þingvellir National Park.

Following a pick-up from your designated pickup location in central Reykjavik, transfer to the geothermal area of Geysir. Marvel as the active hot spring of Strokkur spouts steaming water 30 meters into the air every 8 minutes. Continue to one of Iceland’s most iconic features at the Gullfoss Waterfall (“Golden Falls“). Feel the spray of the waters of the glacial River Hvítá as it plummets down into a 32-meter deep crevice.

Next, enter Þingvellir National Park, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimeters per year. Þingvellir was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural values in 2004. Pass through Icelandic farms on your drive around the Golden Circle.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel transfer (if option selected)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

There is a blue / magenta sign saying "Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg" (Þórunnartún 6, Reykjavík). It is on the opposite side of the Storm Hotel.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 2 years old are not allowed on this tour