PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR – GOLDEN CIRCLE
Experience stunning natural scenery in direct vicinity of the Icelandic capital. The so-called Golden Circle route, consisting of national park Þingvellir, Geysir hot spring area and the majestic Golden waterfall Gullfoss, is the most popular day tour from Reykjavík. Your private driver guide will make sure you won’t miss the best parts!
The first stop in the morning is Þingvellir national park. Þingvellir is a historic site where the first known of parliament of the world, the Icelandic Alþingi, came together from the 10th to the 18th century. It is also one of three UNESCO world heritage sites in Iceland. Þingvellir is located in a drift valley caused by the separation of 2 tectonic plates with rocky cliffs. If you like, you can take a short hike through Almannagjá canyon, which means you are actually walking between continents!
The next stop is Geysir, a geothermal area best known for boiling mud pits and the still very active hot spring Strokkur, spouting water up to 30 meters high every 10 minutes. The nearby located golden waterfall Gullfoss is located right by, in the canyon of Hvitá.
The duration of the tour is approximately 6-7 hours, and a light picknick lunch with your guide is included.
Optional: – GOLDEN CIRCLE DELUXE (best seller)
In this deluxe version of the Golden Circle tour, we add more stops, like Efstidalur farm, where the family converted the old barn into a restaurant and ice cream shop, granting you a glance at modern farm life in Iceland. We will also visit Faxi waterfall which is a wide, serene waterfall in South Iceland.
What is included?
- private driver guide for 6-7 hours
- pick up / drop off at your hotel
- light picknick lunch
When is this tour operated?
All our sightseeing tours are operated year-round. Tours are private and adjustable to your schedule
For whom are the tours suitable?
The whole family, young and old. Groups, friends and co-workers.
What kind of cars do you offer?
We offer variety of cars in different price categories:
- Super Jeeps, 1-6 passengers (3-4 comfortable)
- Ford Excursion 46″ tires, 1 – 9 (5-7 comfortable)
- Chevrolet suburban, 3 – 6 passengers
- Mercedes V-class, 3 – 6 passengers
- Mercedes Benz Sprinter 46″ tires, max 16 passengers (10 comfortable)