Golden Circle Private Tour From Reykjavik

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Tour Details


This comprehensive tour covers all the major attractions of southwest Iceland.


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Advise the tour operator of your preferred time and get picked up from your Reykjavík hotel, ready for a 7 to 8-hour private tour of southwest Iceland.

First, drive around 30 minutes to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the Althing, the Icelandic Parliament, was founded in 930. Learn about the history of the area and its high level of seismic activity. Continue 30 minutes to Laugarvatn lake and soak up the majestic beauty of the surrounding mountains. Head another 25 minutes east into the Haukadalur valley where you will see Geysir, also known as the Great Geysir, as well as Strokkur, its smaller neighbor, which erupts every few minutes with bursts of sparkling blue water.

It's just a 10-minute drive to Gullfoss, the 'Queen' of Icelandic waterfalls, which plunges 105 feet (32 meters) into a gaping canyon. Next, head 20 minutes to Faxi waterfall, a little less known and smaller. For lunch (own expense) stop at Friðheimar, a restaurant in a greenhouse, to eat among the tomato vines. After lunch, head to Kerið, a volcanic crater, before the drive back to your Reykjavík hotel.

Inclusions for Golden Circle Private Tour From Reykjavik

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off in the capital area
  • Professional Private driver/guide
  • Pure Icelandic Bottled water
  • High Speed 4G WiFi in vehicle
  • Entrance fee to Kerið

Exclusions for Golden Circle Private Tour From Reykjavik

  • Entrance fees, unless specified
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please note, infants must be transported in a suitable child restraint, which can be organized prior to pickup

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

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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  • Excellent tour and guide. Lots of stops and I highly recommend the tour.

  • Our only complaint about this experience is that our driver was very reserved. He was professional and timely, but offered little information. We, at times, asked questions to obtain additional information, but received minimal feedback. If someone is looking to be driven to all the sites without wanting to hear about history et al this is a very well run excursion. However, if you are comfortable renting a car with GPS, you would easily have a similar experience and save considerable money.

  • excellent driver with interresting info about the country. too bad the weather was not with us. But He very gladly added a downtown tour since we were early on the program because of the weather. wery positive experience

  • This is a must when coming to Iceland. We had a great guide and a memorable experience. Well worth the money!!!

  • Excellent guide.

  • We had a private tour of the Golden Triangle, and it was quite good. We left at 9:00 AM, ahead of the tour busses and other major traffic.

    Excellent views of waterfalls and geysers.

  • Great tour, my guide went above and beyond to make it an enjoyable experience.

  • Bad weather limited the tour.

  • Oil was an excellent guide and answered all of our endless questions. Vehicle was clean and tour was beautiful!!

  • This was an excellent way to see a lot in one day at one's own pace. John from Private Hire Iceland, the sub-contractor, was excellent. He really knew his country and was very proud of it.

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