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When we arrange your holiday to Iceland, we’ll always encourage you to see the Golden Circle, and if possible the South coast too. Each are day’s journey from Reykjavik and even in a short holiday, will provide a real sense of Iceland’s diverse and beautiful landscape and include seeing a fantastic range of natural and highly photogenic features. There are many ways to experience these areas of South Iceland, from a regular sightseeing tour to trips that include a relaxing spa or lagoon visit or an activity such as horse-riding, rafting, snowmobiling, hiking or great ice cream!  Follow the links below to see more about the most popular trips. You can also find out more about the sights to see here:  Essential Iceland

 

The Golden Circle

  • The classic day tour
  • Approx 8 hours, with lunch stop ( not included in tour price)
  • Guided tour in a group of approx. 20 max
  • Stops to see Mid Atlantic ridge, Thingvellir lake, Parliament fields, Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir geothermal area
  • Short walks to see features and take photographs
  • Hotel pick up
  • Tour code SS1
  • Ask us for shorter tours, more active tours, more specialised tours, premium tours

Golden Circle, Spa & Supper

  • Later start, so have a leisurely breakfast before you leave
  • Approx 10 hours
  • Lunch and dinner at local Icelandic restaurants included in the tour
  • Spa visit and Northern Lights hunt on the way home
  • Guided tour in a group of approx. 20 max
  • Stops to see Mid Atlantic ridge, Thingvellir lake, Parliament fields, Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir geothermal area
  • Short walks to see features and take photographs
  • Hotel pick up
  • Tour code SS7
  • Ask us about combo tours which include food, activities and Northern Lights

The South Coast

  • Approx 8 hours
  • Coastal landscape, farming land and glaciers
  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall (walk behind the fall when conditions allow)
  • Skogarfoss waterfall, Myrdaldsjokull glacier views (Eyjafjallajokull and Katla volcanoes)
  • Volcanic black sand beach, columnar basalt cliffs, seasonal bird life
  • Short walks to see features and take photographs
  • Hotel pick up
  • Tour code SS2
  • Ask us about combining this tour with glacier walking, snowmobiling, private tours or overnight/2 night tours

Thórsmörk SuperJeep Adventure

  • Approx 8-9 hours
  • Superjeep trip
  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Thorsmork Glacial Valley
  • Hike in the valley and to the edge of the Eyjafjallajokull glacier
  • Minimum 2 passenger (summer) 4 (winter)
  • Hotel pick up
  • Tour code SS8
  • Ask us about more challenging hiking, more superjeep trips or self drive land rover tours

Related Holidays from Iceland Traveller

  • All Golden Circle & South Iceland Sightseeing
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