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Guided Day Trip to Golden Circle from Reykjavik by Minibus

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    What to Expect
    This Golden Circle tour begins with hotel pickup by minibus between 8:30am and 9am. Your first stop will be at the Earthquake Center in the small town of Hveragerði, an approximate 20-minute stop. Next, head to the Gullfoss, "The Golden Waterfall" where it is possible to walk down to the waterfall to truly experience and feel the power of nature. After about 45-minutes, you will move on to Geysir geothermal area where you will stop to admire the hot springs and the boiling mud pits. You will have about 1-hour and 15-minutes at this stop, offering you the chance to get lunch or snacks (at your own cost) at one of the restaurants located next to the hot springs. On the way to your next stop at Þingvellir national park, you will drive trough an agricultural area and a small university campus at Laugarvatn. You will spend 30-45 minutes at Þingvellir national park, a birthplace of a nation and one of the most important historical sights in Iceland. This park is also one of the filming locations of Game of Thrones. The stop at Þingvellir is your last stop of the day before heading back to Reykjavik City where your guide will get you back to your hotel or accommodation.

    The tour duration is approximately 6-8 hours. Depending on traffic, you should be arriving back in Reykjavik City between 4pm and 6pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Reykjavik
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation by air-conditioned/heated minibus
    • Complementary WiFi is available during transportation
    • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant seats, booster seats, and baby strollers are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • 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
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Warm clothes and comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Meals and snacks are not included in the tour but we stop at suitable locations with restaurants.
    • Personal food or drink is allowed on the tour, but it is prohibited to consume it in the vehicle.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 18 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Highly recommended and would definitely use again. Excellent value for money with knowledgeable personal guides. We went on 3 tours (all small guided tours) with this company plus airport transfers and blue lagoon. Nothing too much trouble the guide accompanied on a number of
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    We did all 3 tours with IGTours and we absolutely loved it! Because it was a small guided tour we felt that we had a more curated experience, getting to give input on what we wanted to do and how long we wanted to stay at each location. Our guide Ian was so nice, informative and
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    Good way to kill half day along with some Beautiful views to take pictures. Tour guy is very informative
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    Went on a perfect tour round the Golden Circle. Perfect because of the beautiful scenery with snow on the mountains and sunny spells during the day. But not at least perfect because of Ian, our driver and guide. As a guide he had a very personal approach and told us a lot of
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    My husband and I cruised to Iceland. 29th October 2019 we had booked a minibus with Iceland Guided Tours and were met by Ian, our driver for the day. He was waiting exactly where arranged. We were emailed information and photos of our itinerary and pick up point. My husband is
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