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Itinerary

Your tour begins with mid-morning pickup. Board a climate-controlled minivan destined for the Golden Circle route.

Over the course of the morning, stop at Gulfoss Waterfall, the Geysir Geyser, and Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates collide.

After a visit to the geothermal fields of Haukadalur, where you can stand up close to the erupting geyser of Strokkur, spend free time soaking in the thermal pools of the Secret Lagoon hot springs.

Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Reykjavik hotel.

Locations visited
Gullfoss
Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin
Golden Circle Route
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Overview
Opt for a personalized experience of Iceland’s Golden Circle on a small-group tour from Reykjavik. Eliminate the hassle of renting a car or the expense of taxis by traveling between Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and the Geysir Geyser with ease in a climate-controlled minivan. Let a guide enliven each landmark with legend and folklore, and adhere to a schedule carefully designed to avoid peak times at each natural wonder.
Highlights
  • Opt for a personalized experience of the Golden Circle on a small-group tour 
  • Travel between dispersed natural landmarks with ease 
  • Beat crowds at Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir Geyser by avoiding peak times 
  • Get free time to soak in the thermal Secret Lagoon hot springs
  • Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Great fun!

We only had 2 days to enjoy Iceland so we decided to get a big picture by taking a couple of tours. One was this tour. It had great reviews on Trip Advisor which helped us decide that the small group was perfect for us....More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent guides made a whole lot of difference on this tour

Gunnar Gunnarson from Gateway To Iceland guided us on the Hot Golden Circle tour. All through the trip he entertained us with his insights into politics and Iceland's role in some pivotal world events, including ending the cold war. The afternoon was spent soaking ourselves...More

1  Thank Nirmal M
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hae Nirmal, Those are some wonderful words on Gunnar and we will make sure to let him know about your pleasant experience on a tour with him. We hope to see you return. Best regards

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yes choose this small group excursion

This is my fifth visit to Iceland . I rate this SMALL GROUP tour excursion as the BEST of all. So many wonderful sites . I highly recommend it.

1  Thank Monique V
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hae Monique, Thank you for your words - we will proudly wear your rating and do our best to only get better! Best regards

Reviewed 1 week ago
Well Worth The Money For Small Group

If you decide to do the Golden Circle tour I'd recommend this for the experience. Small group meant not needing to wait for stragglers to return to bus and allowed questions and answers with great guide "Trond". He was awesome, informative and funny. The places...More

1  Thank Chefette
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hae Chefette, Thank you for your kind words - we are delighted to hear you hade a splendid time with Trond who, indeed, IS informative and funny. We do hope to see you return - there are many other places we'd love to take you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Highly recommandble tour

We enjoyed the trip every moment. Very well organised, very competent and friendly guide Thröstur. We don't know how the Golden Circle can be done in half a day, so we were very glad we had at least the day to see the beautiful spots...More

2  Thank stefanie_5210
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hae Stefanie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. Best regards

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Anne R
11 August 2018|
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This is a tricky question. I was there last October and we had time to do both. I'm booking my son for one or the other right now and he has decided on the golden circle tour. If you're doing the south coast, you really... More
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Vanessa P
26 July 2018|
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About an hour and a half. Plenty of time to relax.
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