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Golden Circle Classic Day Tour from Reykjavik

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    What to Expect
    Following a morning meetup at Reykjavik Terminal or pickup at your hotel, board the climate-controlled coach and embark on the Golden Circle tour of Iceland's most remarkable natural landmarks. Along the way, learn about the history, ecology, and geology of the area through the onboard audio tour, available in 10 languages. 

    In Thingvellir National Park (Þingvellir), see the fields of verdant moss and the gash in the earth where the Eurasian and American tectonic plates are pulling apart. Learn about this UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to the world's oldest existing parliament, founded by the Vikings.

    Stop at the Geysir geothermal area, home to the Strokkur geyser, which erupts with a 98-foot (30-meter) column of boiling water every 4 to 8 minutes. Continue to Gullfoss, one of Iceland's most impressive waterfalls, where the Hvítá River cascades over three precipices into a 105-foot (32-meter) crevasse. 

    Conclude the tour at your original departure point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Reykjavik Terminal, Skógarhlíð 10, Reykjavík, Iceland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Because of traffic limitations, customers staying in postcode 101 might have to make their way to the closest pick-up spot. Your hotel receptionist can help you find out which one that is. If you are staying in a private accommodation, please contact the local supplier to know
    Please note: pickup is not available from Airbnb or private housing. Please contact the operator for information information on the nearest pick up location to your accommodation
    Pick up is also available from the following hotels:
    - Apartment K - Ingólfsstræti 1a
    - AR Central Apartments
    - Best Western Hotel Reykjavík
    - Black Pearl Hotel
    - Domus Guesthouse
    - Flying Viking Guesthouse
    - Grettisborg Apartments
    - Guesthouse 101
    - Guesthouse Aurora
    - Guesthouse Summerday
    - Laugavegur Apartments
    - Reykjavik Domestic Airport
    - Villa Guesthouse
    - Black Tower
    - Gray Tower
    - Stay Apartments Einholt
    - Stay Apartments Laugavegur
    - Stay Brilliant
    - Skarfabakki cruise terminal
    - Reykjavík Terminal
    - Elding Whale watching center
    - Frakkastígur Apartments
    - BSÍ Bus terminal
    - Thomsen
    - Brilliant apartments
    - Apartment K - Lindargata 60
    - Reykjavik 4you Apartments - Laugavegur 85
    - Bergstaðarstræti Aparments
    - Hotel Reykjavik Center
    - Sandhotel
    - Apartment K - Skólastræti 1
    - Apartment K - Laugavegur 74
    - Apartment K - Laugavegur 85-86
    - Apartment K - Laugarvegur 46
    - Apartment K - Hverfisgata 37
    - Apartment K - Thingholtsstraeti 2-4
    - Apartment K - Hverfisgata 14
    - Phoenix Hotel
    - 1912 Guesthouse
    - Pávi Apartments
    - B14 - Rooms and Apartments
    - Konsulate Hotel by Hilton

    Ports
    Skarfabakki cruise terminal
    Duration
    7h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Finnish)
    • On board free WiFi
    • USB charger available in every seat
    • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Geysir
    • Entry/Admission - Gullfoss
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Headphones / earbuds for the on-board audio guide (please bring your own; or, they are available for purchase on site)
    • Hotel pickup is not included with your purchase. SmartBus™ hotel pickup is available at extra cost.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Audio-guide languages available: English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Finnish
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The pickup and driving was very streamlined. There is wifi and charging outlets on the bus! I was not expecting an audioguide to be used in adjunct with a tour guide - I wasn't sure how to feel about this. The audioguide was very informative...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Caitlin J
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Hello. I would like to share information on the great skills of the driver who amazed us with experience and professionalism in driving a bus on narrow Icelandic roads and in terrible weather. As well as Baldur (I do not know if he spelled the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Spain68
    Reviewed 25 August 2019

    It did not start very well, the pick up was 25 minutes late and offered no apology after arriving. But the tour began on time and being a lovely day it was a joy to look out of the window of the comfortable bus. Our...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank AndrewMile
    Sara_Hardardottir, Director of Sales at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2019

    Hi AndrewMile Thank you for your feedback of the Golden Circle tour you took with us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the day :-) Regarding the pick up process,we have a 30 minute window to pick up all customers. It is stated...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

    Really informative tour of Thingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir with excellent intelligent useful commentary from our guide Alvar. I liked the fact they gave you an hour or so to explore each place by yourself (so I got I. About 8km of walking too - not...More

    Thank louiseg97
    Sara_Hardardottir, Director of Sales at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

    Hi louiseg97 We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We are very happy to hear that you had a great time during the Golden Circle tour you took with us. We are also sorry to hear about your issue regarding the WiFi....More

    Reviewed 8 August 2019

    This was a very relaxing nice tour. The tablets were great for the xtra info and all the stops had adequate time to take in the sights. The guide was knowledgeable. We were lucky to have exceptional good weather. A must tour to do and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 364bettinaf
    Sara_Hardardottir, Director of Sales at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

    Hi 364bettinaf Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for your kind words. We are very happy to hear that you had a good time and hope to see you again in the future :-) Kind regards, The Reykjavik Sightseeing Team

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    traveller19582601
    24 May 2019|
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    Response from CeeViolet | Reviewed this property |
    The questions go to the traveller who wrote the review, not the bus company. I believe there are two cruise port terminals in Reykjavik. So best thing to do is to find out which port you will be getting in then ask the... More
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    14 January 2019|
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    Response from BJesus11 | Reviewed this property |
    They do not pick up from Airbnbs but they pick up from various bus stops around the city. There are a ton of bus stops (1-10). It's actually pretty convenient and all are usually within a short walk.
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