Tours and sightseeing
What are your precautions due to COVID-19?
We continue to focus on keeping our passengers and staff safe. Our protocols are based on the guidelines from the Icelandic Directorate of Health as well as our own procedures: Sanitize all passenger areas between tours and departures - Have hand sanitation available for passengers during tours - Ask passengers to spread throughout the vehicles as much as possible.
Why should I choose Gray Line Iceland?
Being a part of the Gray Line Worldwide brand recognized as a leader in creating and operating sightseeing day tours and excursions for over 100 years means you have the best of the best at your service. We also won the Best Experienced Guide Award of all Gray Line locations in 2019 for having the best guides possible.
What is included in your Iceland tours?
As a rule of thumb, our tours include round-trip transportation and professional tour guides.
What if I need extra assistance on my Iceland tour?
Passengers that need a little extra assistance traveling can enjoy a safe and pleasant experience with Gray Line Iceland. If you do require extra assistance, we ask that you reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that your accommodations can be fulfilled. If you do require the use of a wheelchair or mobility scooter, it must be foldable to be stored in the coach luggage area.
Do I have to use a passport on your tours?
There is no need for a passport on all our tours, except Greenland tours, which take you between countries where standard regulations regarding passports apply.
What should I take with me on your tours?
You only need to take the most basic personal belongings with you for our day tours. The good idea is to bring a belt-pack or a small backpack, but by no means is that a requirement.
What languages do you offer on your tours?
Our day tours and excursions are, by default, guided in English. However, we have several tours that, for specific periods and/or dates of the year, are guided in additional languages like Scandinavian, German, French, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese.
How will I receive my tickets?
When you have completed the booking process, there will be an electronic ticket on your screen that you can print out. You will also receive an e-mail with a voucher that you can print out.
How does pick up and drop off in Reykjavík work?
We ask our passengers to be ready for pick up in front of the hotel or house 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of their tour (for whale watching tours it is 1 hour before departure). Buses marked SMART BUS will collect passengers from hotels, guesthouses, and designated bus stops and bring them to Reykjavík Terminal in Skógarhlíð 10, the main departure and arrival location for our sightseeing tours and airport transfers.
Your electronic tickets and e-mail voucher contain detailed information on pick up and drop off.
What are your pick up locations?
We pick up from major hotels, guesthouses, and designated bus-stops in the greater Reykjavik area, including Kópavogur and Hafnarfjörður. Here is a list of our pick up locations in the capital area.
When is my pick up & drop off?
Pick-up for tours starts 30 minutes before scheduled tour departure, except for whale watching tours where pick up starts 1 hour before tour departure. We ask our passengers to be ready for pick-up in front of the hotel or house 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of their tour.
On the way back from tours, we drop off our passengers at the hotels, guest houses, or bus-stop they were collected from, or at the nearest possible location.
Is smoking allowed onboard your coaches?
Smoking onboard our coaches is strictly prohibited.
What should I wear on your tours?
The weather in Iceland is notoriously unpredictable. For tours in Iceland during summer, bringing a light rain jacket or a softshell is, in most cases, enough protection. For winter-season, a warm jacket, good walking shoes, a cap or a hat and gloves are essential accessories to combat cold weather. Layering your outfit is the best way to tackle sudden changes in weather.
Are meals included in your tours?
Meals are not included in the tour price unless specifically stated in the tour description, but stops are frequent where passengers can buy light meals and refreshments. Consumption of food or beverages onboard our coaches is prohibited.
Why does the currency change at checkout?
While you have the option of selecting to view tour price in your native currency, the final transaction is processed in EUR. The currency conversion shown is based on current information from multiple public sources. Please note that rates utilized by your card issuer or bank may vary from these public sources.
Iceland Day Tours: Explore the Land of Fire and Ice
Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in the Land of Fire and Ice? Iceland is a destination like no other, with its stunning landscapes, majestic waterfalls, and captivating geothermal wonders. And what better way to explore this extraordinary country than with Gray Line Iceland's exceptional day tours? As a trusted and experienced tour operator, Gray Line offers a wide range of tours that cater to every traveler's interests and preferences. Whether you're a nature lover, a history buff, or an adrenaline junkie, there's a tour for everyone. Let's dive into the details and discover what makes Gray Line Iceland the perfect choice for your Icelandic adventure.
Safety First: Precautions for COVID-19
At Gray Line Iceland, your safety is our top priority. We understand the importance of maintaining a clean and sanitized environment for both our passengers and staff. In line with the guidelines from the Icelandic Directorate of Health, we have implemented strict protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Before and after each tour, we thoroughly sanitize all passenger areas, including our vehicles. Hand sanitization stations are also available for passengers during the tours. Additionally, we encourage passengers to spread out throughout the vehicles to maintain physical distancing. Rest assured, we are committed to providing you with a safe and worry-free experience while exploring the wonders of Iceland.
Why Choose Gray Line Iceland?
When it comes to exploring Iceland, you deserve the best of the best. Gray Line Iceland is part of the prestigious Gray Line Worldwide brand, renowned for its excellence in creating and operating sightseeing day tours and excursions for over 100 years. Our commitment to delivering exceptional service and unforgettable experiences has earned us the prestigious Best Experienced Guide Award in 2019 among all Gray Line locations. With Gray Line Iceland, you can trust that you're in the hands of the most knowledgeable and passionate guides, ensuring a truly enriching and immersive journey through Iceland's wonders.
Inclusions: What to Expect on Iceland Day Tours
When you embark on a Gray Line Iceland day tour, you can expect a seamless and well-rounded experience. As a rule of thumb, our tours include round-trip transportation and professional tour guides. No need to worry about logistics or navigating unfamiliar roads – we've got you covered. Our comfortable and modern vehicles will transport you to the most stunning locations in Iceland while our knowledgeable guides provide fascinating insights into the country's history, culture, and natural wonders. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of the details, so you can fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Iceland.
Extra Assistance: A Welcoming Experience for All
At Gray Line Iceland, we strive to ensure that all our passengers have a safe and pleasant experience, regardless of their individual needs. If you require extra assistance during your tour, we are here to accommodate you. Simply reach out to us at email@example.com to inform us of your requirements, and we will do our best to fulfill them. We understand that some passengers may require the use of a wheelchair or mobility scooter. Please note that for storage purposes, the wheelchair or scooter must be foldable to fit in the coach luggage area. We are committed to making your journey through Iceland as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Passport Requirements: Exploring Beyond Iceland
While exploring the wonders of Iceland, you generally do not need to worry about carrying your passport. For most of our tours, a passport is not required. However, if you decide to embark on one of our Greenland tours, please note that these tours involve travel between countries where standard regulations regarding passports apply. In such cases, it is essential to carry your passport with you for a smooth and hassle-free journey. Our team will provide you with all the necessary information and support to ensure a seamless transition between countries.
Packing Essentials: What to Bring on Your Iceland Tour
As you prepare for your Iceland day tour, it's important to pack wisely and be prepared for the ever-changing Icelandic weather. The weather in Iceland can be unpredictable, even during the summer months. We recommend bringing a light rain jacket or a softshell as protection against unexpected showers. For winter tours, it's essential to pack a warm jacket, good walking shoes, a hat, gloves, and layers to combat the cold weather. Layering your outfit will allow you to adjust to sudden changes in temperature and stay comfortable throughout the day. Don't forget to pack your camera to capture the breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable moments during your tour.
Multilingual Guides: Exploring Iceland in Your Preferred Language
At Gray Line Iceland, we understand the importance of providing a personalized experience for our diverse range of passengers. While our day tours and excursions are primarily guided in English, we also offer tours guided in additional languages during specific periods and dates throughout the year. If English is not your native language, you can enjoy our tours in languages such as Scandinavian, German, French, Spanish, Mandarin, or Japanese. Check our website or contact our team to find out the availability of tours in your preferred language. We want to ensure that language is never a barrier to fully immersing yourself in the wonders of Iceland.
Hassle-Free Ticketing: Your E-Tickets and Vouchers
Booking your Iceland day tour with Gray Line Iceland is a breeze. Once you have completed the booking process, you will receive an electronic ticket on your screen, which you can conveniently print out. Additionally, we will send you an email with a voucher that you can print out as well. These documents contain all the essential information, including detailed instructions for pick-up and drop-off locations, tour departure times, and any specific requirements for your chosen tour. We recommend reviewing these documents carefully to ensure a smooth and seamless experience from start to finish.
Pick-Up and Drop-Off: Convenient Transportation in Reykjavik
We strive to make your journey as convenient as possible, starting from the moment you leave your accommodation. For pick-up in Reykjavik, we ask our passengers to be ready 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of their tour. Please note that for whale watching tours, pick-up starts one hour before the departure time. Our dedicated buses marked SMART BUS will collect passengers from their hotels, guesthouses, or designated bus stops and transport them to Reykjavik Terminal, our main departure and arrival location for sightseeing tours and airport transfers. Detailed information regarding pick-up and drop-off locations can be found on your electronic tickets and email vouchers.
Extensive Pick-Up Locations: Easy Access to Your Iceland Adventure
Gray Line Iceland offers pick-up from major hotels, guesthouses, and designated bus stops in the greater Reykjavik area, including Kopavogur and Hafnarfjordur. We understand the importance of convenience and accessibility, so we have carefully selected a wide range of pick-up locations to ensure that you can easily join our tours. Whether you're staying in a luxurious hotel in downtown Reykjavik or a cozy guesthouse in the outskirts, rest assured that we have a pick-up location near you. For a comprehensive list of our pick-up locations in the capital area, please visit our website.
Timings: Pick-Up and Drop-Off Schedules
To ensure a smooth and punctual experience, we kindly request that our passengers be ready for pick-up in front of their hotel or accommodation 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of their tour. This allows us to maintain our schedule and ensure that all passengers can enjoy a seamless journey. For whale watching tours, please be ready one hour before departure. On the return journey, we will drop off our passengers at the same location they were picked up from, whether it's their hotel, guesthouse, or designated bus stop. In some cases, we may drop off passengers at the nearest possible location for their convenience.
Smoke-Free Environment: Enjoy the Fresh Icelandic Air
To ensure the comfort and well-being of all our passengers, smoking is strictly prohibited onboard our coaches. Iceland is known for its fresh and clean air, and we want to preserve this pristine environment for everyone to enjoy. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in maintaining a smoke-free environment during your tour. Take this opportunity to embrace the natural beauty of Iceland, breathe in the crisp air, and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes that surround you.
Meals and Refreshments: Fueling Your Journey
While meals are not included in the tour price unless specifically stated in the tour description, we understand that hunger may strike during the day. Rest assured, we make frequent stops during our tours where passengers can purchase light meals and refreshments. These stops provide an opportunity to refuel, relax, and take in the stunning surroundings. However, please note that the consumption of food or beverages onboard our coaches is prohibited. We kindly ask that you enjoy your meals and snacks during the designated stops to ensure a clean and comfortable environment for all passengers.
Currency Conversion: Understanding the Price Structure
At Gray Line Iceland, we aim to provide a seamless and transparent booking experience. While you have the option to view the tour prices in your native currency, please note that the final transaction is processed in EUR (Euros). The currency conversion shown during the booking process is based on current information from multiple public sources. However, it's important to remember that rates utilized by your card issuer or bank may vary from these public sources. We recommend consulting with your financial institution for the most accurate currency conversion rates to avoid any discrepancies.
Book your Gray Line Iceland Tour Today!
Embarking on an Iceland day tour with Gray Line Iceland is the perfect way to discover the wonders of this extraordinary country. With our commitment to safety, knowledgeable guides, and seamless logistics, you can trust that your experience will be nothing short of extraordinary. From the moment you step onboard our modern and comfortable vehicles to the awe-inspiring sights you'll encounter, every aspect of your journey will be carefully curated to ensure a memorable and enriching experience. So, what are you waiting for? Book your Iceland day tour with Gray Line Iceland today and embark on a journey of a lifetime. Let us guide you through the land of fire and ice, where adventure and beauty await at every turn.