Premium Small-Group Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik

Day Trips & Excursions in Reykjavík
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Tour description

Enjoy a more premium experience of the Golden Circle: With a maximum group size of 18, this tour provides a more intimate experience, more flexibility and more free time to see the things you want to see. When it comes to enjoying unique historical and local cultures, traveling in a small group is the best way to experience them. Our local guides are experts on the region and local customs and will share not only the must see sites with you but their local knowledge as well. This tour includes free wifi and pickup/drop off at selected locations in Reykjavik.

Start your tour with pickup at selected hotels and official bus stops in central Reykjavik between 9am and 9:30am and then head out for a Golden Circle Adventure. The Golden Circle includes the greatest sights in Iceland, Thingvellir, Gulfoss and Geysir. Covering about 300km looping from Reykjavik into central Iceland and back again.The highlights of the tour include:Thingvellir: This pivotal landmark connects all the major events in the founding of the Icelandic commonwealth. It is also considered the best place on earth to view the North Atlantic divergent ridge.Fríðheimar farm, which has been owned by the same family since 1995 and focuses on tomato and cucumber growing, tourism and horse breeding. Enjoy their horse show which show you the different gaits. This stop is the perfect opportunity to see the Icelandic horse up close. Lunch (at your own expense) will be held in the greenhouse where you will have the possibility to purchase local products on the menu after a visit of the stables.Geysir: The highly active Geysir Hot Spring Area with boiling mud pits, exploding geysers and the lively Strokkur geyser which spouts water 30 meters (100 ft) into the air every few minutes.Gullfoss (the Golden Waterfall) is an iconic waterfall in Iceland offering a spectacular view of the forces and beauty of untouched nature. Located in South Iceland near the second largest glacier in Europe Langjokull Glacier.Kerid is a striking crater-lake filled with milky blue-green water amid stark black and deep red slopes. Geologists now believe it to be a collapsed magma chamber at the end of a volcanic eruption that occurred more than 6,000 years ago.We are always prepared to make an extra stop for photos along the way, and if we’re lucky, we’ll get to pull over to feed any Icelandic horses we pass at the side of the road.You can expect to be back to your drop off location in Reykjavik (same as pickup location) between 5pm and 6pm. There is free WiFi on board so that you can share your images with friends and family instantly!

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels and official bus stops in central Reykjavik)
  • Professional guide
  • Horse-show and visit of the Greenhouse at Friðheimar
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Strokkur
  • Entry/Admission - Gullfoss
  • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities