• Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
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Want to see the Icelandic scenery in a short space of time? This express afternoon tour visits waterfalls, geysers and must-see Icelandic sights in just six hours. Walk with a guide around UNESCO-listed Thingvellir, pose for photos by Gullfoss waterfall, visit the Geysir hot spring area. Reykjavik hotel pickup and drop-off is also included.

Highlights

  • 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

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

What You Can Expect

Golden Circle Express Tour from Reykjavik including Gullfoss and Geysir

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

Start your afternoon with a pickup from your Reykjavik hotel, and head into the countryside outside the city to discover the country’s natural phenomena, historical sites and scenery.

Pass waterfalls and geysers, and learn about the harsh, yet strikingly beautiful, landscape from your guide. Then, hop out of your coach at Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and location of the old Icelandic parliament. Geologically, the site is significant, too. Hear about the ‘rift valley,’ where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, and admire the wild stretching plains that make up the wider Thingvellir National Park.

From the park, continue onward to Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s best-known waterfalls. Stop for photos, and then visit the Geysir hot spring area, home to Strokkur: a large natural spring that burst jets of hot water into the air.

Your afternoon tour then finishes with a drop-off at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Elizabeth M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Very good tour just the right amount of time at stops. Tour guide very good

Katie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Great way to see Gullfoss and Geysir

lesley k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Amazing experience here New Year's Day, wrap up warm though, amazing coffee shop and gifts on stops too, we loved this trip, learnt so much about Iceland from the tour guide

cocknykid

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

was picked up at hotel, droped pf at the main bus station the we went on bigger buses and away on our tour,got to gullfoss and say the water fall witch was very spectacular, rap up warm very cold and icy,after wards went on to see the geysir, was told it blows every 5 mins,was'nt dissapointed, went the geysir blew was again very spectacular, afetr wards went into the restraunt that was there had a hot drink and some food, got back on bus and home 'the tour guide on trip was very informated

Jamali B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Amazing, highly recommended.
Pick up and drop off, from and to hotel makes the tour a relax trip.

rachel.hodges15

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Me and my boyfriend went on this trip and we had Darren and Stular who were the best tour guides we could ask for! Darren made the trip exciting and fun! Would recommend this tour as it doesn’t take up the whole day and you get just enough time at each location!

dwhitfield1214

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great trip and the duration was just about right to see the fantastic sites and nature at its best.
We definitely benefitted from having a guide who was very knowledgeable and informative but in a friendly and humerous way

clare l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This was an excellent excursion. The guide Swan was ever so informative and made the story he told interesting and entertaining.
The service this team provided was exemplary especially as we had a guest in a wheel chair who they were very accomodation with. The site were awe inspiring just wrap up warm for the waterfall as the wind chill really dropped the temperature

Timothy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Fab

Agnes M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Beautiful!

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