Reykjavík City Sightseeing Tour - By minibus

From: $ 33 $ 38
Duration: ~ 3 hours

Learn about the rich history and culture that shaped Iceland by visiting the prime landmarks and attractions in and around the capital city. Sit back and enjoy educational commentary, interesting facts, and stories that relate to the most important locations in and around Reykjavik.

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Highlights

  • Presidental residence at Bessastaðir
  • Harpa concert hall
  • View over Reykjavík city from Perlan dome
  • Historical Höfði building
  • Hallgrímskirkja church
  • Old harbour
  • City centre

Inclusions

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fee to Perlan Observation Deck
  • Minibus - No more than 19 passengers per group

 

Tour Itinerary

This tour takes you on a journey to explore the capital city’s top attractions, learn interesting facts and hear riveting stories. It provides an excellent opportunity to discover the various sights to see or activities to do in Reykjavík during your holiday in Iceland.

The tour begins at the old Höfði house where the historic summit between American president Ronald Reagan and Russian president Mikhail Gorbatsjov took place in 1986. Höfði house is also believed to be home to a ghost known as the White Lady.

The tour continues to the stunning Harpa concert hall and conference centre which was the winner of the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture—the Mies van der Rohe Award. 

Next up is the city centre where we will see the infamous Hallgrímskirkja church, whose unique design was inspired by the basalt lava columns—a common volcanic rock formation in Icelandic nature.

We proceed to the viewing platform at Perlan which provides a breathtaking 360° view over the charming city of Reykjavík.

The final stop on the tour is on the outskirts of the capital to visit Bessastaðir, the official residence of the President of Iceland.

Please note

  • The itinerary is subject to variations during special events (parades, marathons, etc)

Languages

  • Our tours are by default guided in English. More languages are available as follows:
  • German: Wednesdays (All year)
  • French: Tuesdays (All year)
  • Scandinavian: Saturdays (All year)

Pickup points

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Pickup Info

Please present your electronic travel voucher / ticket at the time of tour departure.

Tour departure point
The Gray Line Bus Terminal at Klettagarðar 4 is the central departure point for our tours.

Pick up and drop off
Pick up from hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
Check in at Gray Line Bus Terminal is 15 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

Need assistance?
Our call centre is open 24 hours every day of the year. This means that whenever you need, there’s always someone from Gray Line Iceland available to assist. Call: 354 540 1313 or e-mail: iceland@grayline.is

$ 38 3 hours

Rating & Reviews

   

I originally booked for 5 of us friends. Very easy to book online. One friend had to cancel- I only emailed Grayline and I got my refund. I also booked the other tours- Reykjavic City tour, South Coast/Glacier Lagoon tour and Golden Circle with Grayline- all with no hassle.

13 April, 2019 • by Mrs Karen Tabel

   

Easy, once I found your specific webpage.

28 March, 2019 • by Ms Sandi Armstrong

Very enjoyable.

   

Prompt hotel pickup, small group city tour. Tour guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and humorous. A good way to get to know the city of Reykavic.

28 March, 2019 • by Mr John Barker

Fantastic experience

   

On time pickups and great tour guide information

26 March, 2019 • by Mrs Natalie Fry

Very good service

   

Straight forward easy to use

22 March, 2019 • by Mrs June Palmer

Thank you for sharing your review

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