Golden Circle Day Trip By Minibus From Reykjavik

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Tour Details


On this Golden Circle day trip by minibus from Reykjavik, you will visit Thingvellir National Park and see the rift where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet and view the age-old parliament site of Althing. Next we will visit the beautiful Gullfoss waterfall, Faxi waterfall and the volcanic crater Kerið. Lastly we will explore the Geysir geothermal area and see the geyser Strokkur which famously erupts every 6-8 minutes, sending up water and steam.


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

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Explore all of Iceland’s Golden Circle sights and more on this day trip from Reykjavik, traveling aboard a comfortable minibus to tour the country’s most celebrated natural treasures.

Admire the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall and see the powerful, spouting geyser Strokkur at the Geysir geothermal area. Explore the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, and witness the sheer beauty of the old viking parliament and where the North American and Eurasian geological rift meets. Enjoy an extra stop to witness the beautiful Faxi waterfall and to explore the unique Kerið area (fee not included), where the natural colors are like from a science fiction movie. You will also have the opportunity enjoy a local lunch (own expense).

The trip includes free hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally-located hotels in Reykjavik, and there's also free Wi-Fi on the minibus.

Inclusions for Golden Circle Day Trip By Minibus From Reykjavik

  • Entrance fee to Kerið Volcanic Crater
  • Local driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Free wifi on board

Exclusions for Golden Circle Day Trip By Minibus From Reykjavik

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please bring with you suitable clothes and walking shoes depending on weather conditions

Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

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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17 reviews by the users

  • Thomas was incredible and we loved the small Minibus with just 7 people!! The tomato farm was fabulous!!!! Loved it!!!!

  • Our mini-bus tour turned into a private tour with Hawk as there were only 2 of us. A fabulous day, Hawk was a fabulous guide, full of interesting information, history of the country, etc. highly recommend!

  • Our guide, Hawks, was wonderful-he was informative and adapted the tour to our interests. I would highly recommend taking this minibus tour.

  • Excellent trip, van groups are much better than the Big Buss, was very impressed with our driver---he was an Icelander, intelligent, spoke perfect english, and took us to at least 6 sights that weren't on the advertised trip. This young man was in no hurry, gave us as much time to Look as we wanted, the only criteria was to get us back to the ship before sailing. We had a bonus sight that even excited our driver---a sheep roundup, estimated to be 3000, herded across the highway in front of us, that held up traffic for near an hour! The sight included all the herders, horses, dogs, 4-wheelers, and trucks--with the sheep bellering all the way. Iceland is a unique and wonderful place.

  • First of all, we were picked up alongside the ship in a mini van, we do not need to be transferred to a bus. The 4G wifi provided on the van is very fast. Our guide and driver, Mr. Hawk is fantastic. We love him, He took care of us above and beyond his duty. He is very knowledgeable and super experienced. He treated us with coffe / free sweet organic straw berries and took us to pet the Iceland horses. It is in additional to all the points of interests specified on your website. He knows the trick to avoid crowd and paying fees for toilet. He is delightful and very pleasant. I would recomend this tour without any reservation.

  • We all had a wonderful time. Iceland is an interesting and beautiful place. But, the best part of the tour was our guide. Tomas so clearly loves his country and he has a real talent for sharing that affection with his guests. We all thought he was one of the best guides we've ever had.

  • The minibus that picked us up from our hotel was extremely comfortable and although it wasn't a private tour, we happened to be the only family my husband, 2 kids and I and 1 other person. The guide Anton was very knowledgeable and stopped for pictures and let us spend as much time as we needed in each spot. Iceland is beautiful and this tour is just a snapshot of the country. The volcanic crater lake, hot springs and geysers capture the raw beauty of the place. Our guide even recommended what to order for lunch and the lamb soup we had was tasty and sumptuous. Will definitely return and spend more time and will book with the same tour agin!!

  • Anton's tour of the Golden Cirlce was great. I am thankful we choose the minibus option as it offered a more personalized experience with direct interaction with our knowledge guide. Anton provided many extra bonus stops along the way that provided more insight to our experience.

  • We had a weather delay in leaving the US so were unable to make the time for the scheduled mini-bus Golden Circle tour. The tour operator worked with us and was able to arrange a wonderful private Golden Circle Tour with Tomas, our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, In addition to the unique and magnificent natural scenery, Tomas was able to give us a feel and taste of how Icelanders live and lived on this fascinating island. We sampled spring water that hadn't seen light for 40 years, had the best tomato soup at the place it is grown, and eat ice cream while watching the cows who gave the milk. Learned that an Icelandic horse has a gate that allows the rider to cover rough ground rapidly without spilling beer from his/her glass -now that was something you don't see every day. Our guide planned an excellent tour for us and did it on the fly. Very professional with the right amount of knowledge and humor.

  • There were only six of us in the minivan which made it very much like a private tour. The tour guide was knowlegible and very personable. And we had a really fun time.

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