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Private Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik provided by Private Hire Iceland

Private Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Private Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik
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Be part of the most popular private tour in Iceland, the Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik. See the major attractions of southwest Iceland on this 7 to 8-hour private tour from Reykjavík. Enjoy personalized attention from your local driver-guide as you marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall as it plunges into a canyon; visit the site of one of the oldest parliaments in the world at Thingvellir National Park, and watch as Strokkur geyser erupts.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Get convenient pickup at your accommodation in Reykjavik. Meet your dedicated guide and discuss the interests and preferences of your group; this private tour is customizable and ensures an intimate atmosphere.  The typical itinerary includes all the major highlights and attractions in southwest Iceland, known as the Golden Circle. Drive through the Thingvellir National Park, site of the world's first democratic parliament during Viking times. Stop at Geysir, the origin of the term 'geyser' in English, and the often-erupting Strokkur. Strokkur erupts every few minutes, ensuring a great photo op of the bright blue spray.  Visit Gullfoss, the most famous of Iceland's many impressive waterfalls, and return to Reykjavík through Skálholt, the site of the country's first Episcopal See, dating from 1056. Stop at the Fridheimar greenhouse for a delicious restaurant lunch (not included) and conclude the day at the Kerid Crater, for the possibility to walk around the dead volcano. Your private tour concludes back at your original departure point.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Get convenient pickup at your accommodation in Reykjavik. Meet your dedicated guide and discuss the interests and preferences of your group; this private tour is customizable and ensures an intimate atmosphere.  The typical itinerary includes all the major highlights and attractions in southwest Iceland, known as the Golden Circle. Drive through the Thingvellir National Park, site of the world's first democratic parliament during Viking times. Stop at Geysir, the origin of the term 'geyser' in English, and the often-erupting Strokkur. Strokkur erupts every few minutes, ensuring a great photo op of the bright blue spray.  Visit Gullfoss, the most famous of Iceland's many impressive waterfalls, and return to Reykjavík through Skálholt, the site of the country's first Episcopal See, dating from 1056. Stop at the Fridheimar greenhouse for a delicious restaurant lunch (not included) and conclude the day at the Kerid Crater, for the possibility to walk around the dead volcano. Your private tour concludes back at your original departure point.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 35454P2
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off in the capital area
  • Professional, Local Private driver/guide
  • Pure Icelandic Bottled water
  • High Speed 4G WiFi in vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees, unless specified
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Duration
7–8 hours
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We can pickup at any accommodation in the capital area. Please enter your requested pick-up point in special reqests when booking.
  • Ports:
  • Skarfabakki
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • 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
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off in the capital area
  • Professional, Local Private driver/guide
  • Pure Icelandic Bottled water
  • High Speed 4G WiFi in vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees, unless specified
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We can pickup at any accommodation in the capital area. Please enter your requested pick-up point in special reqests when booking.
  • Ports:
  • Skarfabakki
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
7–8 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • 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
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Thingvellir National Park
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Gullfoss Waterfall
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Strokkur
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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mark3804
TAMPA25 contributions
Top Notch Tourguide
Sep 2019
Top notch knowledgeable tour guide. His private tours (picked up at your hotel door in a Mercedes SUV) with water and wifi on hand. Very accommodating/adaptable to your tour needs saw National park, waterfalls, geyser, and tomato greenhouse/restaurant, (heck he took us to run an errand at the mall and Bonus supermarket and sat for 45 minutes in parking lot very willing. Provides you cell phone as well. He runs the company with his brother John. Took us to all the sites tour was for 7 to 8 hrs and lasted over 10 hrs still same price, I'd recommend no one else.
Written 15 September 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Mona B
10 contributions
Wonderful tour!
Jul 2019
This was a great day! Wonderful family run tour company. They picked us up from our hotel on time, easy transport, wonderful guide, Gusti, and highly informative. We learned a lot of Iceland history, saw some amazing sites, and had a fun and easy day touring the area.
Written 8 August 2019
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Hayley
Essex, UK2 contributions
Fantastic Golden Circle Tour
Jun 2019 • Friends
Our driver Mattius, picked us up on time from our hotel and came across as very friendly from the word go, which was exactly what we wanted from our guide. He treated us to an extra special trip around the golden circle as he's knowledge was exceptional & kept us informed of all of the natural wonders.

As our trip was a private tour and as such there were no timeframes that we had to keep and the option of alternative areas to visit, was an added bonus. Matti allowed us to determine the timings and flow of the tour as well as offering other areas to investigate. The transport was super comfy and water is provided as part of the package.

The visit to the tomato greenhouse farm was fantastic and we enjoyed a hearty bowl of tomato soup along with delicious home made bread. The trip to the Geysirs and waterfalls were sights to behold and we were given time to explore the area's on our own. We were also shown the beach as an added extra on our tour.

Hopefully, whoever takes this tour and has Matti has your guide, will be treated to a fantastic day as by the time the tour finished, we felt as if we had been friends for years. Can't thank him enough!!

Hayley & Wendy
Written 15 June 2019
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Donna P
Fryeburg, Maine, United States10 contributions
Golden Circle
Jan 2019
Wonderful day. Clear, crisp, dry. Stopped at a tomato farm with horses. Not enough time at this stop so we could have a bowl of soup, shop and play with the horses. When we spoke to Daisy, the tour guide, about this, she indicated on bad days many guests think too much time is spent on the stop, because the horses are not out.

Other stops were fabulous. Geysiers, Waterfalls, lunch stop. bus was comfortable and Daisy was great. She must have been a school teacher, she let us sleep, told us when to wake up and what to really pay attention to.
Written 22 January 2019
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Exploration294529
12 contributions
Great tour of area!
Sep 2018
Our tour was an 8 hour tour and we got a really good overview of the area. The tour guide was informative, helpful and extremely friendly. She answered any questions. I would recommend this tour!
Written 10 November 2018
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David M
7 contributions
Highlight of my trip
Oct 2018 • Friends
The private Golden Circle with Bjorn was an amazing experience. His enthusiasm and knowledge made us feel like a member of the family. Iceland is a beautiful place from the waterfalls, to the Rift park, to the Geysers. But the best part of the trip (aside from the best ice cream in the world- no kidding, it really is) was listening to Bjorn share his love for this beautiful country with us through personal stories about it.
Written 6 November 2018
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Megan B
39 contributions
Our tour Guide was fantastic
Feb 2018 • Friends
If you have a group, use this private hire. We were picked up at our airbnb, which made life so easy on the first morning of our trip. John picked us all up in a Mercedes sprinter van that we all loved. Super comfy and water was there for each of us. He was very knowledgeable about the country and great at time management at each place. He was the perfect guide, answered all our questions and spent the right amount of time with us and also letting us go explore on our own. We saw waterfalls, geysirs, the plates, ate lunch at the tomato restaurant (highly recommend,) went to a secret lagoon, and finished up at a volcanic crater. This was perfection for our group of 6 and I cannot recommend John enough. He was fantastic!
Written 1 March 2018
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Dan G
3 contributions
Outstanding in Every Way
Feb 2018 • Couples
Our Golden Circle tour for four with Ingo was unforgettable. He picked us up right on time at our hotel and from the outset provided professional, informative and courteous service. The vehicle was a Mercedes van with all the comforts. Ingo educated us on the culture, history, geology and economy of Iceland and for the entire day wanted to be certain that we were happy (and we were). The geographic landmarks (Gullfoss, Geysir, etc.) were fascinating, but the stops at Iceland's best ice cream shop (complete with the cows who provided the milk!), the tomato greenhouse (best tomato soup we ever had or will have) and the Icelandic horses farm were unexpectedly awesome. This was money well spent for an experience we'll never forget. And we made a friend in Ingo.
Written 20 February 2018
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PriestOmaha
PriestOmaha
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We saw lava!!!
Cora was a wonderful tour guide. She did her job and get us informed and safe. We were a group of 5 adults. WE S
Wanderer34921649300
Wanderer34921649300
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Top Notch Experience!!
Private tours is a top notch experience. We booked multiple day trips with them and transportation to and from the
Elletown206
Elletown206
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We love Mr. S!!!
Mr. S was fantastic!! We found him at the airport as our taxi driver. He ended up giving us a wonderful five hour
236brym
236brym
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Private Hire Iceland to the rescue
At the very last minute I had my original airport shuttle cancel their service only 3.5 hours before my flight was
glennm921
glennm921
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Explore Jokulsarlon and the Iceland’s South Coast for a Unique Experience
This ranks as one of our best ever TripAdvisor booked tours. Our guide and driver, Jon, was superb, with excellent
mark3804
mark3804
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Great Job
The one on one services shuttling around was great get you to all the landmarks and sites, geysers, waterfalls/lava
melanielivesey84
melanielivesey84
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Birthday in iceland
We booked the private transfer from the airport to the city of Reykjavík and discovered it was very expensive. Work
Szeiss
Szeiss
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Private Hire Drive
We used Matthías twice to drive to and from the airport. He was punctual, personable, and was very fun to talk to y
SKS3587
SKS3587
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The Golden Circle - Great Even In November!
Our family group of 10 people, ranging in age from 9 - 80 years, booked a private bus tour of The Golden Circle in
Jordan S
Jordan S
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Airport pickup (drive to Blue Lagoon then to Hotel)
Matthías is amazing!! I highly recommend him if you need a ride. He is extremely knowledgeable about the area and
candmb22
candmb22
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efficient and punctual
they were a few minutes early and came and got us right at the hotel as our bus stop was just outside. Estimated t
Sheila M
Sheila M
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Geothermal, geysirs and coast
Tour was wonderful, guide prompt and courteous, great english and could explain everything we were seeing/visiting.
loumor16
loumor16
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High quality transfer to the airport from Central Reykjavik
Easy to book online. Mini bus taxi turned up on the dot at our hotel at 05.15 in the morning. Lovely vehicle. Took
Barefoot L
Barefoot L
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Amazing Blue / Hot springs
My daughter and I did an Iceland trip. The Blue Lagoon / Golden Circle were among the high-lights for us. Fanta
Marsha F
Marsha F
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Glacier Lagoon
Beautiful colors and shapes of these ice burgs. The area is well marked and easy to find. Very windy!
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