Golden Circle Direct Day Excursion

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The Golden Circle Bus Tour

The Golden Circle bus tour takes you on a day trip to see the world-famous Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss, the queen of Icelandic waterfalls, as well as Thingvellir National Park.

Geysir Geothermal Park

The Geysir geothermal area boasts spouting springs, including Strokkur, the most active geyser in Iceland. 

Gullfoss Waterfall

At Gullfoss you are given the opportunity to stand next to the amazing waterfall, watching enormous quantities of water tumble violently into a deep, meandering gorge.

Thingvellir National Park

Whether you take the morning or the afternoon tour, you will spend your time encountering a cross-section of Iceland's natural wonders and geological phenomena at Thingvellir National Park, an area of historical and geological significance. 

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Attention! 

  • Please take into account that this is an express version of The Golden Circle, which gives less time at each location. 
  • Optional pick up available at extra cost, starts 30 minutes prior to selected departure time.

You might also be interested in a similar tour The Golden Circle & Friðheimar (#RE04), which includes longer stops at Geysir, Gullfoss and Thingvellir, and includes a visit to Friðheimar greenhouse.

What´s Included

  • Bus fare
  • Professional local guidance
  • Free Wi-Fi 

 Remember to dress according to weather

What to bring

  • Remember to dress according to weather
  • Warm clothes, waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes are recommended
  • We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and wearing warm socks for colder days 

Additional information

Guidance in English

Map

Itinerary

Excursion
Þingvellir National Park
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Þingvellir National Park

The UNESCO site Þingvellir National Park is geologically and
historically significant. Apart from being the location of the oldest
parliament in the world, Alþingi, which was formed in 930. it is also a place
where you can see the Mid-Atlantic ridge above ground. The Eurasian and
North-American tectonic plates pull the country apart by a couple of
centimetres per year.  

Excursion
Gullfoss
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Gullfoss

Gullfoss is one of the most
famous waterfalls in Iceland and rightly so. The three-step waterfall is a part
of the glacial river Hvítá and falls into a 62-metre (203 ft.) deep canyon.
  

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Geysir
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Geysir

Geysir geothermal area is in
South Iceland, near Laugarvatn Lake. The area is named after the biggest, and
now mostly dormant, geyser Geysir and all geysers in the world owe their name
to it. The biggest attraction today is the active Strokkur, which shoots up a
column of water up to 30 metres (98 ft.) into the air every few minutes.