Iceland

Golden Circle & South Coast

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Uniting two of the most popular day tours into one magical day filled with mesmerising nature and rich history, this journey will leave you in awe of mother nature

Highlights

  • Thingvellir National Park—walk through the valley where the tectonic plates are drifting apart, and trace the steps of Iceland’s early settlers where brutal Viking-age justice was carried out and the Althingi parliament was founded
  • Waterfalls—feel the raw power of some of Iceland´s most famous waterfalls: colossal Gullfoss, enchanting Seljalandsfoss and breathtaking Skogafoss
  • Geysir geothermal area—watch in awe as the geyser Strokkur launches boiling water into the air
  • Black sand beach—behold the striking basalt columns, supernatural black sand, and immense sea stacks of Reynisfjara

Inclusions

  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off for hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops in Reykjavik
  • Round trip transportation
  • Professional tour guide

Please Note

  • Family friendly tour
  • Food and beverage available for purchase at most stops
  • Restrooms at most stops
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Dec 02 2018
Super Abwicklung und Ausführung. Guter Service!
Oct 09 2018
We visited so many interesting places. Bus was comfortable and guide was very informative. Would recommend Grayline to all.
Oct 09 2018
Great! Would recommend! See customer experience for review.
Oct 08 2018
We somehow got a smaller bus that was more like a van, whereas​ we were expecting the larger buses we saw on all our other tours.
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Tour Itinerary

Combining the highlights of Iceland’s Golden Circle and South Coast all into one day, this tour will leave you in awe of Iceland’s raw and rugged beauty. Embark on a journey to experience the tectonic plates, geothermal geyser area, black sand beach, basalt columns and the many waterfalls on the doorstep of Reykjavik.

A voyage back in time
The journey begins on the comfortable Gray Line Iceland coach heading east and into the UNESCO designated world heritage site, Thingvellir National Park. The birthplace of Althingi, Iceland’s parliament founded in 930 AD, this is also where the tectonic plates are slowly pulling apart to create a rift valley.

Wet and wild
Deep in the interior of the Golden Circle is the colossal Gullfoss waterfall where several walkways take you around and up close to the two tiers of gushing water. Continuing along the scenic route, the next stop is home to “The Great Geysir” hot spring—the namesake of all geysers. The geothermal area is where the active Strokkur geyser blasts boiling water high up into the air every few minutes.

South Coast gems
Heading onwards to the picturesque South Coast and the captivating Skógafoss waterfall, the stairs along the side allow you to walk right to the top for a spectacular view of the falls and the valley below.

Mystical beach
At the next stop, black pebbles gradually turn into sand on the mystical Reynisfjara beach where the towering basalt rock formations can be climbed and the otherworldly Reynisdrangar sea stacks can be seen just offshore.

Fairy-tale ending
To end the magical day, you are taken to Seljalandsfoss waterfall where you have the opportunity to walk behind the waterfall and feel the spray on your skin—a true feast for the senses.

Memories that last a lifetime
Loaded with historical facts and captivating tales, your knowledgeable Iceland tour expert will fill your imagination and bring the astonishing landmarks to life. The pictures you take on your journey with Gray Line Iceland will become all the richer with the memories and stories behind them.

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Pickup Info

* Please have your e-voucher or ticket out to show the driver.
* Shuttles pick up passengers 30 min. before the scheduled tour departure time.

* To help ensuring the quickest possible collection we kindly ask you to stand by for pick up in front of your hotel, guest house or at your designated bus stop when pick up starts.

* Shuttles transfer passengers to the Gray Line terminal at Skarfabakki where passengers check in for their tour 15 min. before departure.

* Returning from the tour, passengers are dropped off at either their pick-up point or the closest possible point.

Need some help? Our call centre is open 24 hours every day of the year 354 540 1313 or e-mail iceland@grayline.is

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