This deluxe Golden Circle Super Jeep tour lets you explore Iceland in style on a 4x4 Super Jeep specially modified for Iceland’s rugged terrain and off-road tracks. You’ll visit the highlights of the Golden Circle, journey into the isolated highlands, and get your heart pumping riding a Snowmobile on Langjökull glacier.
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This deluxe Golden Circle Super Jeep tour lets you explore Iceland in style on a 4x4 Super Jeep specially modified for Iceland’s rugged terrain and off-road tracks. You’ll visit the highlights of the Golden Circle, journey into the isolated highlands and get your heart pumping riding a Snowmobile on Langjökull glacier.
The tour starts with Þingvellir National Park, a place of outstanding beauty and a UNESCO World Heritage site where the Old Icelandic parliament was established in 930 A.D. At Almannagjá gorge a pathway snakes between rows of opposing cliffs that mark the fault line between the tectonic plates of America and Eurasia. This one of the few places in the world where you can literally walk between two continents.
Leaving Þingvellir National Park the Super Jeep tour continues on to Hvítá River Canyon and the impressive Gullfoss waterfall. You can walk down to the plateau of rocks right beside the falls to feel the spray of glacial water on your face or climb the stairs up to the viewing platform to take in the view over the canyon.
A short drive from Gullfoss waterfall the Geysir geothermal area is your next place to explore. Take a walk among bubbling mud holes and azure pools of water-rich with minerals and visit the one Geysir that all others are named after. Get up close to the erupting geyser Strokkur, which erupts with boiling water every few minutes.
The Super Jeep tour takes you from Geysir along the Kjölur highland route to Langjökull glacier where you’ll get to ride a snowmobile on a glacier and enjoy sweeping panoramas of colorful mountain ranges.
1. Where is the Golden Circle?
The Golden Circle is in southwest Iceland, just outside of the city of Reykjavik. The nearest site Thingvellir National Park is only 43 minutes (47.4 km/29.4 miles) away from Reykjavik, and Gullfoss waterfall is the furthest out at 1 hr 44 min (125 km/77.6 miles) away. The site's proximity to Reykjavik makes touring the Golden Circle a perfect day trip.
2. How long does the Golden Circle take?
The Golden Circle tour takes approximately 6 -7 hours in total.
3. Can you do the Golden Circle tour for one day?
Yes! You could even do it twice a day if you would like.
4. What does the Golden Circle tour include?
The tour includes bus transport, professional tour guide, tour in English and six other languages, free WiFi onboard, super comfortable coaches, visit of the Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal area, Gullfoss Waterfall and unforgettable memories!
5. Can you drive the Golden Circle in the winter?
If you choose to drive the Golden Circle tour on your own, we recommend it only if you are a good driver. The conditions can be awful, and the weather can change only in a few minutes from the sun to snow, black ice, and strong wind.
6. How long is the Golden Circle?
The standard route is approximately 250km.
7. Can you traverse the Golden Circle if the weather is bad?
It depends on what you classify as bad. Good weather in Iceland could be classified as bad weather in some other parts of the world. In most cases, you need to be appropriately dressed for the weather (always expect sideways rain in Iceland), and in winter, it is good to have yaktrax (walker traction) for your shoes (waterproof hiking boots are best).
8. Where to eat during the Golden Circle?
Even it is prohibited to eat and drink in our coaches, during every stop, you can buy something to eat and drink at the Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal area, and Gullfoss Waterfall.
9. Where are the pick-up locations for the Golden Circle tour?
We pick-up from all major hotels in the greater Reykjavik area where possible. In the city center where bus traffic is restricted we pick-up from designated bus stops. We also pick up from the cruise ports, and it is always possible to join the tour at our bus terminal in Klettagarðar.
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The Gray Line Bus Terminal at Klettagarðar 4 is the central departure point for our tours.
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Pick up from hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
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