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Golden Circle Afternoon Tour from Reykjavik provided by BusTravel Iceland

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Golden Circle Afternoon Tour from Reykjavik

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RM 216.49
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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A note from Golden Circle Afternoon Tour from Reykjavik
Face masks will be available to purchase, if forgotten. All clothes worn by staff are washed on a hot cycle after every tour. Passengers are requested to wear clean clothes. Instructions on how to avoid infection are in all our vehicles.
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The Golden Circle route helps travelers reach of some of Iceland’s most spectacular natural attractions, but the distances can pose a challenge. On this afternoon sightseeing tour, hit three of the most popular sites  in southwest Iceland—Gulfoss waterfall, Haukadalur, and Thingvellir National Park—with ease, thanks to your driver/guide. Explore the sites on foot and soak up the scenery, with pickup and drop-off included from Reykjavik.
  • You'll start at
    Þórunnartún 1
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Kerid Crater
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 3
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Thingvellir National Park
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Þórunnartún 1
    Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
    Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 1 (64.144389,-21.910327)
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  • See Gullfoss waterfall, Haukadalur, and Thingvellir National Park
  • Witness the powerful geothermal forces at work on the Golden Circle
  • Your guide shares the best spots to take in the rugged countryside scenery
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from central Reykjavik or the cruise port
What to Expect
Your tour starts with morning pickup from your centrally located Reykjavik hotel or the cruise port. Hop into your vehicle and head out on the Golden Circle route. First, visit the Geysir and Strokkur geysers in Haukadalur. With your guide leading the way, head straight to the best vantage points and gain insight into the region’s geothermal activities. Continue on to Gulfoss waterfall—widely considered among the Golden Circle’s top natural attractions—and feel the spray from the waters of the glacial Hvítá River. Delve into Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your route takes you through some of Thingvellir’s most impressive landscapes, with scenic views over the Icelandic countryside from the comfort of your vehicle. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Reykjavik hotel or the cruise port.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Cruise Port Pick up, please contact the local operator directly after booking in order to confirm your exact meeting point
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 65 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Espen82 wrote a review Aug 2020
Trondheim, Norway44 contributions54 helpful votes
Thank you so much to Mrs. Lasma / Plasmascreen for giving me the best day out and about in Iceland. She is the definition of true professionalism and craftsmanship. I take my hat of to you. The tour includes some really amazing nature sites which i highly recommend. :)
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Date of experience: August 2020
Response from Bustravel-Iceland, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Circle Afternoon Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 5 Aug 2020
Thank you so much for leaving this nice review about our wonderful Lasma, we will pass on your kind words! At BusTravel Iceland we pride ourselves on our high quality of service and our excellently comfortable orange and white buses. We hope that when you return to Iceland you will travel with BusTravel Iceland again!
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isnian wrote a review Mar 2020
Warsaw, Poland2 contributions
The lady guide was so professional!! It was really amazing and cost efficient tour! I do love to join again in summer next time!
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265karmenl wrote a review Feb 2020
St Kilda, Australia9 contributions1 helpful vote
The guide is very friendly as any Icelandic people we have met. We are able to see 4 attractions in one day with sufficient time to take some photos and walk around. The price is very good as well! I will definitely recommend this tour :)
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Date of experience: February 2020
suelovesed . wrote a review Feb 2020
62 contributions16 helpful votes
Had a fabulous tour a lovely day it was extremely cold that day but still had a great day what scenery it was amazing the mountains full of snow something off a picture-postcard our guide was great nothing he didn't know. He was a really nice man We had a great time at the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Cml wrote a review Dec 2019
11 contributions
Excellent trip, wouldn't change anything. The day was well spent seeing all the beautiful sights. Our driver and tour guide where amazing couldn't fault them. (Can't remember their names) The tour guide provided us with very good information all throughout the tour, which was
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Date of experience: December 2019
About the operator

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By: BusTravel Iceland
Great experience
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and professional. He was explaining passionately all the time and keeping us
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What a day!
This tour starts fairly early, on the bus by 7am and goes through to late evening, but it is worth every second! Wa
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Busy day, unmissable sights
This tour was perfect for me and my friend, who can't drive. We obviously had to wear masks on board the coach but
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2 wonderful day-trips to Snæfellsnes peninsula and Jökulsárlón in August 2020
The Corona-virus changed my travel plans to go from DK to Iceland this year in stead of going to the sunny South Eu
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Wonderful day out with great guide and driver
Had a most enjoyable day out with great informative guide and driver. The day was full on with loads of interesting
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Great Tour also on a rainy day
Best tour we did during our stay. We saw allot of attractions. It rained the whole day long and fog and wind were a
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Jens B
Great trip
it was a great excursion with many highlights. Our tour guide had lots of good ideas and gave us lots of tips. Hi
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Long Tour
Lucky enough to visit recently so there were not so many people at the stops. Nice (small) bus and friendly guide (
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3 perfect days
We come in Island for 5 days (me, my husband and our 11 years old son) and we made with Bustravel Iceland company 3
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Great Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon with an even better tour guide!
I would most definitely recommend this tour! We departed at 9am and started making our way to Jokulsarlon. We made
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Glacier Lagoon (Jökulsárlón) Tour with boat ride
This trip was absolutely fantastic because of the scenary but, most imporatntly we had the best Guide/driver that w
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To add in your checklist
We had a great time thanks to the Iceman. Thank you to him for making us to discover great landscapes.
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The tour was perfectly organized and our guide ICE-MAN made it incredible with fantastic educational stories. I str
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Excellent day out
This is a great tour. The route is excellent, the bus was comfortable and spotlessly clean, and our guide, Ásgeir,
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Best way to get in touch with Iceland
One of the smaller companies, but absolutely professional and they’re doing their job with passion for the beautifu
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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