The Golden Circle Classic
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The Golden Circle Classic

The Golden Circle Classic
  • Type: Tours around Reykjavik

  • Departs From: Reykjavik

  • Meeting Point: Pick-up at hotel, cruise port, or guesthouse in Reykjavik

  • Duration: 8.5 hours

  • Available Languages:

  • Available: daily at 08:30 (Availability might vary depending on the season. Check the Availability Calendar for more information.)

  • Product Code: 391

This popular excursion introduces you to some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland.

We will visit the Nesjavellir power plant, a high temperature geothermal area situated in the picturesque landscape of Lake Žingvallavatn. From there we enter Žingvellir National Park, where the Icelandic parliament Alžingi was founded in 930 AD, which makes it the oldest known functioning parliament in the world. Geologically it is also unique as the American and European tectonic plates meet here. These continents are slowly drifting apart, which you will see clearly when you visit.

We continue to the beautiful waterfall Gullfoss (English: Golden Waterfall) and from there to the geothermal area around the incredible spouting hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur. We will then proceed to Skįlholt church, the ancient seat of the Icelandic bishops. On our way back we we will travel through fertile agricultural areas to Hveragerši, a small and charming horticultural village.

Due to weather and road conditions we cannot guarantee visits to Nesjavellir in the wintertime.

Available Languages
-French - every Monday
-Scandinavian - every Friday
-German - every Saturday

Includes
- Pick-up and drop-off at hotel, cruise port or guesthouse in Reykjavik

Excludes
- Meals and drinks (unless specified)
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs

Please Note
- Visits to Nesjavellir in the wintertime are not guaranteed due to weather and road conditions
- Pick-up from selected hotels must be confirmed with local operator at least 24 hours before departure. Contact information will be provided on the voucher.
- Children 11 years old and younger are free. Applicable when child is accompanied by full-paying adult.
- Maximum of 2 children / youth per full paying adult.

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Season : January 01, 2012 to December 31, 2014

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Price per adult $82.51
Price per child $41.25
Departs daily at 08:30
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JOSEF W., Australia
The tour was very good and very interesting. The guide – excellent The only thing to consider – too much information at times. No one will remember all of it anyway and talking almost nonstop can be tyring. Other than that – highly recommended

Samantha S., United Kingdom
Fantastic guide.

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Meeting Point: Pick-up at hotel, cruise port, or guesthouse in Reykjavik
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The Golden Circle Classic


"Oldest parliament in the world is a bit disappointing, because there is nothing out there. They forgot to mention that it was held in the open air!"


Patrick M., United Kingdom

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The Golden Circle Classic
The Golden Circle Classic
The Golden Circle Classic
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Visit the best-known natural phenomena of Iceland! Go to the Nesjavellir power plant and Pingvellir, home of the oldest functioning parliament of the world. See the impressive Gullfoss waterfall and enjoy the hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur.