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  • Location:Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

Take an afternoon tour from Reykjavik to experience geysers, waterfalls and some of the most exciting natural phenomena Iceland has to offer. In just six hours you'll visit the country's best known historical sites and natural wonders perfect if your time in Iceland is limited.


  • Afternoon trip from Reykjavik to Gulfoss and Geysir
  • Pingvellir, the oldest functioning parliament in the world
  • Geysir and Strokkur hot springs
  • Charming village of Hveragerdi
  • Gulfoss waterfall
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off from Reykjavik area hotels and guesthouses

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What You Can Expect

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

You will visit Thingvellir, where the Icelandic parliament Alpingi was established in 930. It is here in this geologically unique place that the slowly diverging tectonic plates of America and Europe meet. In 2004 Thingvellir was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The tour also takes you to the famous Gullfoss waterfall, the spouting hot spring of Geysir and Strokkur. Continuing your journey to Hveragerdi, a small but beautiful horticultural town, you will see how geothermal energy has been harnessed for the unique greenhouse cultivation of all kinds of vegetables, exotic fruit and flowers.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Since we had a short time in Iceland, this tour was perfect for us. We were able to relax in the morning and then take the bus tour that gave a quick overview of many of the highlights of Iceland. The waterfall was beautiful and the geyser was interesting. Nowhere near as exciting as Old Faithful, but definitely worth seeing. The prices of everything in Iceland are extremely high by US standards, and that includes the food at the visitor's centers where we stopped on this tour, and the gift shop items. Fortunately, the restrooms took credit cards if you didn't have the appropriate Iceland coins! Yes, they charged a dollar or two to use the restrooms at the visitor center! Our tour guide, Ziggy, was very friendly and very informative about Iceland lore. We especially enjoyed his stories about fairies.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Even though we fell asleep for the beginning of the tour jet lag we enjoyed the experience and our guide Jakob sp was great! We would recommend this tour to anyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This trip was a great overview of the Golden Circle and the guide was quite entertaining.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Best trip ever! We had the best driver and tour guide ever! Our guide's name was Swan and he was very good at his job. If you dont have much time in Iceland make sure at the very least you take this 1/2 day tour - well worth it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very informative, beautiful scenery, comfortable bus!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

These tours were excellent. Our tour guide Simone was excellent. Make sure you take ater and some sandwiches and 2 x 100 Kronar for toilets. You can always use your credit cards. We had a nice sunny day and the views were sepctacular

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Simona did a wonderful job and the views were spectacular. The most was made from a day with not the best weather. Thank you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great tour for the price. Guide was informative and stops were the right amount of time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It is absolutely amazing trip. Very convenient transportation, pick up from a hotel, amazing guides, a lot of interesting information and , of course, this tour shows absolutely stunning beauty of Iceland. Highly recommend to everyone who wants to see Iceland and learn more about it! Thank you very much for this trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

I really enjoyed this tour. Great value for money. The guide was excellent, not only for the quality of his English but also his historical knowledge of Iceland. Would highly recommend.

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