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Golden Circle: Platinum Edition - Secret Lagoon & Fridheimar Greenhouse Lunch

  • Visit the main landmarks on the Golden Circle, as well as some quieter spots
  • Small-group tour, limited to 12 people, ensures a more personal experience
  • Includes entrance to the Secret Lagoon and lunch at Fridheimar Tomato Greenhouse
Golden Circle: Platinum Edition - Secret Lagoon & Fridheimar Greenhouse Lunch
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Golden Circle: Platinum Edition - Secret Lagoon & Fridheimar Greenhouse Lunch
Most visitors to Iceland journey around the Golden Circle—the popular sightseeing route that includes Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, and Gullfoss. This guided tour from Reykjavík elevates the experience by adding visits to the Secret Lagoon (a less crowded alternative to the Blue Lagoon, which you visit early, when it is quietest) and lunch at Fridheimar Tomato Greenhouse. Traveling in a group of no more than 12 people ensures a more laid-back experience than some of the bigger tours.
What to Expect
This tour starts at 9:00 am, where we drive out of Reykjavik and head straight to warm up and soak in the natural hot springs of the Secret Lagoon, Iceland’s oldest natural swimming pool. We will be there early, when it is quietest, allowing us to truly relax and soak in the magic of this wonderful geothermal pool. A great way to start the day!
Afterwards, we will warm up by enjoying a unique lunch inside the tomato greenhouse farm Friðheimar. There they produce over one tonne of tomatoes each day. Having lunch amongst all the tomato plants in the greenhouse is something we are sure you will never forget. We will be able to try their famous tomato soup or grilled tortilla pizza, ravioli pasta, homemade bread, as well as hot beverages. Lunch is included in the price of this tour.
Next we get to witness the force of Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most powerful waterfalls. On sunny days, rainbows appear in the mist of this golden hued waterfall. From there, it is only a short drive to see the wonders of the geothermal area of Geysir, the original exploding geyser, and its surrounding steam vents. After all this we drive onto the famous Þingvellir National Park. This National Park holds historical and geological significance and Þingvellir is the site of the first known parliament in the world, where many of Iceland’s most important decisions were made. It is also a place of incredible beauty, sitting in the rift valley of the separating North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. From there, it’s a short drive back into town, reaching Reykjavik in time for dinner.
Reviews (43)
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Couldn't recommend this more

Choosing this tour proved to be a great decision, our tour guide Ryan made us feel like we were travelling among good friends. The small group size meant that the tour was very personalized and the schedule throughout the day was clearly well thought through....More

Thank David I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great Tour, Wonderful Guide, Beautiful Country

My husband, daughter and I did this tour and LOVED it! Melanie was our tour guide and not only was she extremely knowledgeable, polite and helpful but she informed us that Hidden Iceland is a new company started by 4 friends. We were determined to...More

Thank Voyage30670
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing trip of the Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon!

What a phenomenal, beautiful, and nature-filled trip, which was all made possible by our outstanding guide, Ryan! His professionalism, friendliness, expertise, and passion for all of the sights was second to none! Ryan truly made our trip a very memorable one, and we absolutely loved...More

Thank Rachel S
Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Rachel for taking the time to write us this incredible review! Iceland is pretty good at selling it self with incredible nature and sights all around but we feel that travelling with a small group and a great guide can make or break...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect day with Hidden Iceland

I am so happy I found Hidden Iceland. I was hesitant to take a bus tour as it's just not my thing, but Hidden Iceland was small and personal and felt like a private tour. The Golden Circle Platinum tour was fun and engaging and...More

Thank WandererJetson
Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us this incredible feedback of our Golden Circle: Platinum Tour! This really helps such a young company like ours. We couldn't be happier with having Ryan on our team of guides and he loves showing you the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Something different from the predictable

A small company offering a good value and comprehensive customer service in a crowded marketplace. No more than 12 guests in the comfortable minibus, Ryan our tour guide was engaging and friendly from the outset. Never short of information and advice a vast range of...More

Thank Chris W
Hidden_Iceland, Owner at Hidden Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Chris for this wonderful review! The Golden Circle is a popular area but for a good reason and shouldn’t be missed by anyone who is visiting Iceland. With our small groups and knowledgeable and passionate guides we manage to navigate through the area,...More

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10 October 2018|
Response from FatHillTraveler | Reviewed this property |
As I recall you will have time. You will need to meet a bus sometime between 8-9 in Reykjavik. Check with the tour operator.