3 Day Golden Circle & South Coast Iceland Adventure With Afternoon Departure - Reykjavik

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Depart Reykjavik at 13:00 in the afternoon for a 3 day Golden Circle and South Coast adventure in Iceland. Visit some of Iceland's top attractions including Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss, Geysir, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach and Jokulsarlon Glacier lagoon in just 3 days. This is the perfect tour for those arriving to Iceland in the morning and are can't wait to start exploring all that the land of ice and fire has to offer!

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Day 1
Your 3-day adventure starts with an afternoon pick up from authorized Reykjavik pick up points. From the capital, you will head towards the famous Golden Circle. First up is Thingvellir National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site. Thingvellir is rich with historical and geological wonders such as the oldest parliament in the world, Althingi. Take a walk in the rift valley that has been formed by the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates drifting apart before making your way to Geysir Hot Spring area. At Geysir experience gurgling and spouting geysers spout waters up to 40 meters high. Geysir is a favorite stop for many along the popular Golden Circle route.
Next up is Gullfoss. This mighty waterfall sometimes referred to as the Golden Falls is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. This iconic waterfall cascading 32m in two stages is the perfect stop for a great photo so make sure to bring your camera along.

After visiting all 3 of the attractions of the Golden Circle you will return back to Reykjavik, close to cafs and restaurants where you will have time for supper before being picked up again to go on a hunt for the magical northern lights. Your expert northern lights guide will take you to the best locations to increase your chances of spotting the phenomenal lights. The tour returns back to Reykjavik around midnight.

Day 2
You will be picked up at 8am am from your Reykjavik hotel and head towards the magical south coast. The south coast of Iceland holds some of the island's most beloved jewels such as Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Skogafoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Your first stop will be at the unique Seljalandsfoss Waterfall where if conditions allow you are able to walk behind. Admire the cascading water before continuing to Skogafoss waterfall as one can simply not get enough of the Icelandic waterfalls.

As you continue your drive along the south coast you will arrive at Reynisfjara Black Sand beach. This unusual beach is best known for its black sands. See the picturesque basalt columns and Reynisdrangar peaks as you walk around the beach. After Reynisfjara you will drive through the small town of Vik before making your way to your accommodation for the night.

Day 3
Your last day will be full of glacier explorations. Visit the dazzling Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and stunning Diamond beach for some great photo opportunities. See some incredible icebergs and ice sculptures before making your way to Europe's largest glacier for a glacier hiking and ice caving adventure. The natural ice cave with its heavenly blue colors will blow you away. Learn all there is to know about Icelandic glaciers from your certified glacier guide before making your way back to Reykjavik where your 3-day tour concludes.

Arrival in Reykjavik is expected between 9pm - 11pm on day 3.

Inclusions for 3 Day Golden Circle & South Coast Iceland Adventure With Afternoon Departure

  • Accommodation with a private bathroom for 2 nights
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast at the hotels
  • Guided mini bus tour
  • Golden Circle Sightseeing
  • South Coast Highlights
  • Guided Ice Cave Tour
  • Northern Lights Tour
  • Local guide/driver

Exclusions for 3 Day Golden Circle & South Coast Iceland Adventure With Afternoon Departure

  • Food and drinks, unless specified (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

This is a combination tour which means that you will participate in three different tours. This also means that you, together with other participants on three-day day tour, will have three guides that specialize in different areas for each tour, an experienced Golden Circle guide, expert Northern Lights guide and knowledgeable South Coast driver guide. Your group will also get our very own certified Glacier Guide, based in Skaftafell, for the glacier part of the tour.

Warm outdoor layers (wool, fleece or synthetic are best, not cotton), a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are essential). 

Waterproof clothing and hiking shoes can be rented from the operator for a small fee. Make sure to contact them prior to your tour departure if you wish to rent gear. 

Please note that the northern lights are a natural wonder and can therefore not be guaranteed. 

Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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