The Golden Circle Day Tour

Geysir geothermal area in Iceland
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  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Geysir geothermal area
  • Friðheimar greenhouse


On this 8-hour day tour we visit three of Iceland's most beautiful sights and Friðheimar greenhouse where we learn all about growing vegetables with geothermal water. We visit Geysir geothermal area, where you can see the geyser Strokkur shoot a column of water up to 30 metres (98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes. Gullfoss waterfall is a step waterfall, created by the glacial river Hvítá, and tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 m (105 ft.) deep.The Golden Circle tour also includes the historical and geological wonder that is Þingvellir National Park, where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimetres per year. Additionally, we visit the Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation center, where we learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes with the aid of geothermal heat which Iceland has in abundance.

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Reykjavik Excursions


  • All year
Duration: 8 hours


  • Rated 2 out of 5 or Easy


  • Yes
Price: ISK 7,890


  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Admission to Friðheimar cultivation center
  • Pick up is up to 30 minutes before departure

Not included:

  • Lunch

What to bring:

  • Lunch (you can also buy lunch at Friðheimar)
  • Remember to dress warmly

Pickup times:

  • 07:30 (Summer) & 08:30 (All year). Bus and Mini-Bus transportation is limited to special stops for Reykjavík downtown area. Please make sure to be on time for scheduled pickups at the location closest to your accommodation. View pickup stops here: If you are unsure where your most convenient stop is located, seek guidance at your hotel/hostel reception or contact us:


  • 08:00 (Summer) & 09:00 (All year)


  • Every day

Good to know:

  • Guidance: English, French, German, Scandinavian, Spanish. Guidance: 8 o'clock departure • English: Daily (1 June - 30 Sept), 9 o'clock departure • English: Daily (all year)
  • German: Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat (all year) • French: Thu & Sun (all year) • Scandinavian: Fri (all year) & Mon (5 June - 25 Sept) • Spanish: Wed & Sat (3 June - 30 Sept)

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