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Tour Operator: Prime Tours 10 hours Travel method:   Mini Bus / Car Region / Starts from: Capital Region

Prime: Golden Circle / Blue Lagoon (Private tour)

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Visit all the highlights of the famous Golden Circle route in addition the renowned Blue Lagoon including Thingvellir, Gullfoss, Geysir, Fridheimar Greenhouse, Kerid Crater & even pet some icelandic horses. 

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The Golden Circle is Iceland’s most popular day tour allowing you to experience some of Iceland's most stunning sights including the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area and the historical and geological wonders at Þingvellir national park where the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart as well as being home to the site of the world's oldest parliament Althing. In addition to all this we visit the renowned Blue Lagoon geothermal spa where you can relax in warm and silica mineral rich waters. 

What to expect:

  • Private guided tour
  • Comfortable vehicle
  • Thingvellir national park
  • Fridheimar Greenhouse
  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Geysir hot spring area
  • Kerid volcanic crater
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Icelandic horses

Þingvellir national park

The historical and geological wonder that is Þingvellir national park is home to the site of where the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart. Þingvellir is also home to the site of the world's oldest parliament Alþingi which was founded in the year 930 AD. Þingvellir has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list ever since. 

Gullfoss waterfall

Gullfoss waterfall tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 meter (105 ft.) deep. The waterfall derives from the river Hvítá and offers exceptional scenery and views showing the true beauty of Iceland's nature.

Geysir geothermal area

The Geysir geothermal area is home to the geyser Strokkur which shoots a column of water up to 30 meters (98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes in a thrilling display of natures forces.

Fridheimar Greenhouse

Friðheimar grow delicious tomatoes year round using artificial lighting in their greenhouses. Visitors are welcomed to see these greenhouses first hand and even enjoy a taste of the crops. Fridheimar also breed icelandic horses and offer you a chance to see and pet these magnificent creatures.

Kerid volcanic crater

Kerið is a volcanic crater lake located in the Grímsnes area in the southern part of Iceland. Kerið crater is approximately 3,000 years old which is roughly half the age of most volcanic calderas in Iceland. It is possible to take a path right up to the lake and walk around it to take in the true beauty of this crystal clear lake.

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most popular attractions in Iceland. The steamy lagoon flows in a lava formation. The warm waters are rich of silica minerals and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help people suffering from skin diseases. The water temperature in the bathing area of the lagoon averages 37-39 °C. The lagoon is fed by the water output from Svartsengi, a nearby geothermal power plant. 

Note: Admission tickets to the Blue Lagoon are NOT included but can be purchased as an add-on. 



What is included

Included


  • Private comfortable vehicle
  • Certified driver-guide
  • Round trip tour from/to Reykjavik
  • Entrance fee to Kerid crater
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • Fridheimar Exhibition
  • Taste local tomatoes
  • Icelandic horse petting
  • 2 Hour stop at the Blue Lagoon

Important information

We recommend travelers check the weather forecast and dress accordingly.  


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