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Reykjavik: Golden Circle Full-Day Tour with Kerid Crater

Reykjavik: Golden Circle Full-Day Tour with Kerid Crater

From £42.67 per person

Take a full-day tour of Iceland’s iconic Golden Circle. Experience the stunning natural scenery and see the spectacular Geysir area, Gullfoss waterfall, and Þingvellir National Park.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Pickup offered at selected hotels and official bus stops in central Reykjavik only. Pickup is available from the cruise port. For this, please indicate which cruise port you will be arriving to.

Experience

Itinerary
6.5 hours
  • Reykjavik

  • 40 minutes
  • Hveragerdi (break)

  • Kerid Crater (photo stop)

  • Gullfoss Waterfall (photo stop)

  • Geysir (photo stop, lunch)

  • Thingvellir National Park (photo stop, walk)

  • 1 hour
  • Reykjavik

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • See the best of the southwest of Iceland's waterfalls, lakes and geysers
  • Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet
  • Feel the spray of the Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Go to the spouting geyser of Strokkur in the Geysir area
  • Look into a volcanic crater at Kerið
Full description

See the best of southwest Iceland on an 8-hour Golden Circle tour from Reykjavik. Visit the spectacular Geysir area, and go to the cascades of Gullfoss Waterfall. Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet in Þingvellir National Park. Travel to the geothermal area of Geysir. Marvel as the active hot spring of Strokkur spouts steaming water 30 meters into the air every 8 minutes.

Continue to one of Iceland’s most iconic features at the Gullfoss Waterfall (“Golden Falls“). Feel the spray of the waters of the glacial River Hvítá as it plummets down into a 32-meter deep crevice. Next, enter Þingvellir National Park, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimeters per year.

Þingvellir was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural value in 2004, and is the site of a stunning rift valley and the Rock of Law, the first Viking parliament. Marvel at the volcanic crater at Lake Kerið, and pass through the Icelandic farms of the south on your drive around the Golden Circle.

Includes
  • Day trip
  • Live tour guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Pickup and drop-off (If option is selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please meet the tour at Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg (on Þórunnartún). Pickup at this location within 30 minutes from the departure time.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 4530 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Fabulous day, really great guide that kept the day fun. Was worried about the amount of driving around but our guide told stories and gave really interesting facts throughout so it didn’t feel long at all. Unbelievable views that I’ll never forget, such a beautiful Country. A day to remember x

28 November 2021

We went on this tour on a very chilly -6 degrees November day, it was such an amazing day. The tour was well planned out and the tour bus was lovely and warm. Our guide for the day, Petur, was very knowledgeable and offered a fantastic insight to the local area and Icelandic folk stories. A great trip and well worth the money. The places we visited were beautiful and incredible views. Would highly recommend!

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27 November 2021

Monika and Tomek are the best! Our Golden circle was not just a couple of extremely beautiful places but the unique Icelandic adventure with heartwarming music, personal stories and jokes. Wishes to acknowledge: - warm and attentive attitude of our guide Monika and great mood that she brought with herself; - fast and careful Tomek’s driving. Big thanks to guide and driver, it was amazing tour, cannot wait to repeat!

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20 November 2021

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