The Golden Circle Experience

All year Daily About 8 hours Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik EASY

Tour description
€80 per person

The Golden Circle tour takes you to some of Iceland’s most stunning sights, the Geysir Hot Springs, Gullfoss Waterfall (Golden Falls) and the historical and geological wonder that is Thingvellir National Park.

You will experience the landscape and history of Thingvellir National Park where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimeters per year.

Gullfoss Waterfall created by the river Hvita, which tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 m (105 ft.) deep.

Geysir Geothermal Area where the Strokkur Hot Spring shoots a column of water up to 30 metres (98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes in a thrilling display of nature’s forces.

Visit to Fridheimar greenhouse cultivation center where you can learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of the geothermal heat that Iceland has in abundance.

Tour highlights

  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Geysir Hot Spring in Haukadalur Geothermal Area
  • Fridheimar farm


  • Pick up from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik
  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Admission to Friðheimar cultivation centre

Did you know?

The Golden circle is the best selling day tour in Iceland for a reason. It takes you through the history of Iceland from the time of the first settlers to the modern day living including how we harvest of our green energy for multiple purposes, plus the spectacular example of what Iceland has to offer, stunning landscape with volcanoes, geysers and waterfalls.

Good to know

  • This tour is available daily all year around in English. In German on Mon, Tue, Thu and Sat, in French on Thu and Sun, in Scandinavian on Fri (all year) and Mon (1 May -15 Sept), in Spanish Wed and Sat (1 June-28 Sept).
  • During the busiest season (1 May-31 Oct) this tour is also available, with an english speaking guide, for a 7 o’clock departure.