Golden Circle Small group experience
This must-do day tour will take you to some of Iceland’s best known natural wonders and give you a general insight into Icelandic history, geology, cultural heritage as well as the people who inhabit our little island.
- Gullfoss – “The Golden Waterfall”
- Geysir geothermal area
- Þingvellir national park
- Kerið volcanic crater
- Fridheimar Greenhouse
Golden Circle day tour from Reykjavik covers some of the “must see” places in Iceland. The best nature you have ever seen, ranging from lava fields, waterfalls and geysers to hot springs and craters.
This small group premium tour tops the experience by adding a visit to fabulous Fridheimar Farm where our guests are greeted with a guided visit in the farm’s stables and greenhouses. Fridheimar has rightfully gained a reputation for its outstanding greenhouse culture, quality horses, and warm welcoming.
The tour starts by heading to Þingvellir National Park a place of dramatic landscape, cultural and historical importance. UNESCO World Heritage site, a key location in Icelandic history as the oldest existing parliament in the world first assembled there. Surrounded by pristine waterways rift between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates makes this a truly majestic place.
Vibrant colors, bubbling mud pools and erupting hot springs a nature phenomenon that awaits you at Geysir geothermal area. Watching as the geyser Strokkur goes off every few minutes is an exciting sight to behold. All geysers around the world are named after Geysir the first known geyser to modern Europeans.
The highlight of the day tour is Gullfoss waterfall or The Golden Falls with a 32 meter drop of glacial water offers an up close experience and magnificent spectacle that you will never forget.
Dates & prices
Departures: In accordance with cruise ship arrivals in Reykjavík
Pick up between 09:00-09:30 at hotels/bus stop.
Pick up at cruise ships approx 30-40 minutes after ships arrival.
Tour duration: 9 hrs.
Price per person ISK 12.990
Youth 12 – 15 years: ISK 9.743
Child 8-11 years: ISK 6,495
- English speaking guide
- National park entrance fee
- Entrance fees to Kerid
- Guided tour at Friðheimar farm; greenhouses and stables
Good to know
- Reserved table at Fridheimar for optional lunch