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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

From US$152,00
Highlights
  • 11-hour Golden Circle, Kerid crafter, and Blue Lagoon tour from Reykjavik 
  • A guide offers history and geology facts you wouldn’t learn on your own
  • Small-group tour of 19 or fewer people guarantees a memorable experience
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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
From US$152,00
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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
From US$152,00
Overview
This day trip to the Golden Circle from Reykjavik is a stress-free way to see some of Iceland’s most beautiful attractions. Don’t worry about mapping out an itinerary: Let your guide and driver take you to Kerid crater, the Blue Lagoon, Gullfoss waterfall, and more. Plus, your guide explains local history and geology that you wouldn’t learn traveling on your own.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your hotel or accommodation in the Reykjavik area. Meet your guide and small group and hop on your climate-controlled vehicle.

Set out toward the Golden Circle, hearing about Icelandic history, geology, and culture from your guide en route.

Head to Thingvellir National Park, where you learn about how it lies within a volcanically active area. It's also home to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. Straddle two continents while you walk between the plates.

Hop back on the bus for the journey to the lake-filled, 3,000-year-old Kerid crater. Stop to marvel at its magical-looking lake and colorful slopes.

Next, visit the surreal Geysir geothermal area on foot, stopping at bubbling ponds, steam vents, and Geysir and Strokkur geysers. The next destinations are Gullfoss waterfall and the iconic Blue Lagoon. Choose to head inside the lagoon spa (own expense) if you’ve pre-booked admission. Enjoy a soak in the steamy waters while admiring surrounding lava fields.

After roughly two hours at the lagoon, relax during the journey back to Reykjavik, and finish with a drop-off at your hotel.
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Long Day with Beautiful Sights

Great tour with a smaller group. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and brought us to a couple of spots that weren't on the itinerary since we were ahead of schedule. Recommend good hiking boots or sneakers since there are some steep climbs and the...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Worth it!

Not generally the group tour type (read never) but had a day before my car rental kicked in and gave this a try. Couldn't have been happier. We had a small group - 7/8 of us; great transport; and an amazing guide in Thor. He...More

Thank TheMister212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful trip

This tour is long but very worthwhile. You see some fantastic and amazing scenery. we had 14 in our group and a very knowledgeable driver/guide who enhanced our trip with a few extra stops along the way. This is a great way to take in...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour guide, poor communication from organizers

My teenager daughter and I had only 2 days in Iceland so this was a great way to see a lot of the country in a short period of time. Andreas was our guide and not only drove safely, he played very excellent music! The...More

1  Thank elevatedmama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour

This tour has been amazing; in one day you get to see a lot of this beautiful country. They are very well organised and email you in advance to confirm if you already have pre books tickets to the Blue Lagoon and in case you...More

Thank Valentina K
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linps2018
12 April 2018|
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Response from karentravels2017 | Reviewed this property |
The tour operator will advise you on the time in their info We booked at 5 as they recommended We did the basic package and took our own flip flops
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wehadk
7 April 2018|
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Response from In_Search_Of_Cake | Reviewed this property |
We arrived at 17:00 and you get about 2 hours.
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