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There’s a lot to see in Iceland, and the grand Golden Circle (Gullni Hringurinn) is your ticket to easily hitting multiple popular sights, especially if you only have one day to venture outside Reykjavik. Departing from the city, Golden Circle tours showcase a number of Iceland’s main attractions and natural wonders—think geysers, waterfalls, lava fields, volcanic craters, and Icelandic horses. There are few other places in Europe where you can see so much topographical variety on one short trip.

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Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

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Witness the three wonders of the famous Iceland Golden Circle on this day trip from Reykjavik. Travel by air-conditioned vehicle with an expert guide and learn the history and geology of each site. See the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, the bubbling pools and Strokkur waterspout at Geysir and the incredible tectonic rift at Thingvellir National Park. On route, drink in Iceland’s stark beauty and learn how islanders are using its natural steam and geothermal waters to produce sustainable energy.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.23
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$64.23

Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik

Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik

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Enhance your experience of Iceland’s extraordinary Golden Circle on a full-day tour of the country’s natural highlights from Reykjavik. With a professional guide, feast your eyes on spectacular sights like Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and the Geysir hot spring. Gain fascinating insight into the geothermic nature of the area at Strokkur, an erupting geyser, and gaze at the majestic Secret Lagoon hot spring bath before submerging yourself in the healing waters of the natural bath.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00

Full-Day Small Group Golden Circle Waterfall Tour with Volcano Crater Lake

Full-Day Small Group Golden Circle Waterfall Tour with Volcano Crater Lake

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Visit top Iceland Golden Circle sites in just one day on this guided tour from Reykjavik. Travel with a small group to must-see attractions such as Thingvellir National Park, famous Geysir, Gullfoss Falls, and Kerid volcanic crater lake, all while enjoying the free onboard Wi-Fi and commentary from your guide. Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Reykjavik hotel.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.81
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$86.81

Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik Including Gullfoss and Geysir

Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik Including Gullfoss and Geysir

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See the natural wonders of Icelandic scenery in a short space of time. This express afternoon tour visits waterfalls, geysers and must-see Icelandic sights in just half a day. Walk with a guide around UNESCO-listed Thingvellir, pose for photos by Gullfoss waterfall, visit the Geysir hot spring area. Reykjavik hotel pickup and drop-off is also included.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.93
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$74.93

Golden Circle and Sky Lagoon Geothermal Spa from Reykjavik
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Golden Circle and Sky Lagoon Geothermal Spa from Reykjavik

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Combine two top Iceland experiences in just one day tour from Reykjavík. Start your day with a guided tour of the Golden Circle and check off three of Iceland's top natural attractions: Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and the Geysir geothermal area. After that, round-off your day Icelandic-style by soaking in a geothermal pool at the Secret Lagoon.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.80
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$148.80

Golden Circle Super Jeep Tour and Snowmobiling

Golden Circle Super Jeep Tour and Snowmobiling

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Enjoy exciting outdoor adventure and discover top natural attractions in the Land of Ice and Fire on this 10-hour Golden Circle jeep and snowmobiling tour from Reykjavik. Hop into your jeep and head deep into the Thingvellir National Park. Listen as your guide details the park’s fascinating geology and enjoy panoramic views over the rugged landscape. Head along mountain tracks past bubbling mud pools and shooting geysers, and discover top attractions like the Gullfoss Waterfall. Take a thrilling snowmobile ride on Langjökull, Iceland's second largest glacier, then return to Reykjavik.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$338.17
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$338.17

Small-Group Golden Circle Tour by Superjeep from Reykjavik

Small-Group Golden Circle Tour by Superjeep from Reykjavik

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Explore Iceland's Golden Circle on this day tour from Reykjavik by 4x4 vehicle. You'll travel along a route that features three of the country’s top natural sights: Thingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall. Transport is by Land Rover Defender 'super jeep,' which is equipped to navigate Iceland's rugged terrain.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$351.12
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$351.12

Viking Horse Riding and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Viking Horse Riding and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

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For a day out with horses and hot springs, look no further than this full-day tour from Reykjavik. After a horseback ride on a unique Icelandic horse, take an express tour of some key Golden Circle sights: Gullfoss waterfall, the Geysir hot spring area, UNESCO-listed Thingvellir, and the village of Hveragerdi. The ride is suitable for all levels of experience, and takes in the rugged countryside on the capital’s outskirts.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.76
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$193.76

SuperSaver: Small-Group Lava Caving Experience and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik
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SuperSaver: Small-Group Lava Caving Experience and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

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Discover natural attractions in the Land of Ice and Fire above and below the ground on this 8-hour lava-caving and Golden Circle tour from Reykjavik. Travel to an ancient lava field located deep in the Blue Mountains with your guide. Put on your helmet and head underground, where beautiful rock formations and volcanic craters await. Afterward, take the Golden Circle route to famous sites including Gulfoss Waterfall, Geysir and the UNESCO–listed Thingvellir National Park. During your tour, gain insight into Iceland’s unique geothermal qualities then return to Reykjavik.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.73
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SuperSaver: Small Group Golden Circle Tour and Silfra Snorkeling Adventure
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SuperSaver: Small Group Golden Circle Tour and Silfra Snorkeling Adventure

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Visit two of the Golden Circle’s most impressive highlights and snorkel in Thingvellir National Park’s Silfra Fissure on this day trip from Reykjavik. Depart from the Icelandic capital by minibus and head to the UNESCO-listed national park, where you’ll snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of the Silfra Fissure, a rift between the European and North American plates. After, continue to Haukadalur, a geothermic valley, to see Gulfoss waterfall and the Geysir hot spring.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.53
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7-Day Complete Iceland: South Coast, Golden Circle, Akureyri & Snaefellsnes
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7-Day Complete Iceland: South Coast, Golden Circle, Akureyri & Snaefellsnes

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Many visitors to Iceland only take 1- or 2-day trips from the capital. This 7-day experience from Reykjavik offers the opportunity to get a less rushed and more in-depth experience of the country. Travel around the entire island, from the south coast to the East Fjords, to Akureyri, the capital of the north, and Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the west, without the hassle of driving or arranging accommodation.
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  • 7 days
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Private Tour: Golden Circle Tour by Luxury SUV from Reykjavik
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Private Tour: Golden Circle Tour by Luxury SUV from Reykjavik

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Tour Iceland’s Golden Circle at your own pace, and enjoy the freedom to go further afield, on a private day trip from Reykjavik by luxury SUV. Trace the Golden Circle trail around the famous sites at Thingvellir, the Geysir geothermal field, and Gullfoss waterfall. Plus, stop at sites often missed by visitors, such as Laugavatn and Faxi waterfall. Your flexible itinerary includes a break for lunch (own expense), plus hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$500.00
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$500.00
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City Sightseeing by Minibus and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

City Sightseeing by Minibus and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

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Discover Iceland’s city sights by morning, and its waterfalls and geysers by afternoon. This full-day combo tour is a great way to experience Reykjavik and its surrounding sights. Start with a coach tour around urban landmarks like the Bessastadir presidential residence, and then swap the city sights for the natural wonders of Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot springs and UNESCO-listed Thingvellir.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.75
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SuperSaver: Golden Circle Afternoon Tour and Northern Lights Adventure by Minibus from Reykjavik

SuperSaver: Golden Circle Afternoon Tour and Northern Lights Adventure by Minibus from Reykjavik

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Make the most of your time in Iceland on this guided tour from Reykjavik that combines three of the country's most spectacular sites with a northern lights tour. During the day, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Thingvellir National Park, marvel at the teeming waterfall of Gullfoss, and watch Geysir spout steaming hot water into the air. After being dropped off back at your hotel, there is time to rest before you are picked back up to go hunting for the northern lights.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.74
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8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast

8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast

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For an in-depth experience of Iceland, one that is richer than taking quick day trips, this guided tour from Reykjavík spends eight days journeying around the Ring Road. See the country's best attractions, including waterfalls, glaciers, geysers, and whale watching while soaking up its culture and heritage. Forget the hassle of driving and arranging hotels: This tour handles all logistics, including seven nights' accommodation with breakfast.
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  • 8 days
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$2,018.95
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Private Day Tour Golden Circle | Blue Lagoon & Thingvellir National Park

Private Day Tour Golden Circle | Blue Lagoon & Thingvellir National Park

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Enjoy the natural wonders of Iceland's Golden Circle without the hassle of traveling with a tour group. This private guided tour is just for you and your chosen travel companions and takes you to Thingvellir National Park, the Geysir geothermal area, and the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Afterward you can relax in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$706.53
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$706.53
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Golden Circle Glacier Super Jeep Tour / guided private tour

Golden Circle Glacier Super Jeep Tour / guided private tour

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The Golden Circle route takes travellers to some of Iceland’s most impressive natural features, but there are plenty of remote areas the big coaches can’t reach. On this private tour, spin to top Golden Circle attractions including Gullfoss waterfall and the Strokkur geyser, and reach far-flung sites including the Langjökull glacier that the tourist busses can’t access. With round-trip travel from your Reykjavik hotel included, see the best of Iceland with ease.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,445.17
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6-Day Private Tour of ICELAND

6-Day Private Tour of ICELAND

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Many tours in Iceland offer only a day trip from the capital: Fully immerse yourself in the country's natural wonders and enjoy an intimate, unrushed experience on this private six-day tour. In the company of just your party and a guide, travel from black-sand beaches and UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the south coast to waterfalls and volcanoes in the remote northwestern corner of the county, all without the hassle of driving or arranging accommodation.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$5,127.66
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Private Lake and River Fishing Tour from Reykjavik
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Private Lake and River Fishing Tour from Reykjavik

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Delve into the unique tranquility of Iceland on a private, full-day angling tour from Reykjavik. With an experienced guide, travel to a secluded lake or river to fish for fish species such as brown trout and Arctic char. Enrich your fishing knowledge with tips from your expert guide, and opt to fish with fly, spinner or bait during your experience. Revitalize throughout the day with complimentary snacks and choose to purchase professional pictures to help remember your special day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$471.02
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Golden Circle and Laugarvatn Fontana Private Tour from Reykjavik

Golden Circle and Laugarvatn Fontana Private Tour from Reykjavik

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Experience Iceland’s Golden Circle sights and bathe in thermal lakeside pools on this private, 10-hour tour from Reykjavik.  Travel through Thingvellir National Park to see its tectonic rift and Viking parliament site, and admire the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir geothermal field, and more. In between, soak in the hot springs pools and steam baths of the Fontana Spa, overlooking Laugarvatn Lake. Spa entrance fees, and private transport with onboard WiFi and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$711.87
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$711.87
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Your private golden circle tour with a personal guide

Your private golden circle tour with a personal guide

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This is your personal tour with a private guide that can be modified to your schedule to make your travel comfortable and efficient.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,279.24
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Private Golden Circle Daytrip (1 - 8 person)

Private Golden Circle Daytrip (1 - 8 person)

The Golden Circle is Iceland's most-traveled route. Swap the crowded tour buses for a more personalized experience by booking this private tour, exclusively for you and your group of up to eight people. Enjoy hassle-free hotel pickup then journey to Gullfoss waterfall, the Geysir geothermal area. and Thingvellir National Park, as well as some lesser-known spots off the route.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$952.74
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Midnight Sun Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Midnight Sun Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Experience Iceland's midnight sun on a 8-hour night tour of the Golden Circle, where you can admire some of the country's top natural attractions during this annual phenomenon. Traveling by 'super jeep,' you'll visit Thingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall. Hotel pickup and drop-off are provided.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$351.12
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Guided Golden circle with hidden spots Private Tour in Iceland

Guided Golden circle with hidden spots Private Tour in Iceland

Jump on an adventure where you will get to know Icelandic most famous places and will see the beauty and power of Mother Nature in Iceland. You will get experienced local tour guide, try typical Icelandic food and enjoy places as long you want.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$740.00
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$740.00
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