Amazing 8-Hour Private Tour of the Golden Circle with Kerid Crater from Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland
8 hours
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Check off the most famous attractions of Iceland from your bucket list by joining this private tour of the Golden Circle from Reykjavik. Travelers who want to skip crowded buses to see the Gullfoss waterfall and other highlights of the Golden Circle will find this private tour convenient.

Your unforgettable sightseeing adventure in Iceland opens with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Reykjavik. You'll meet your knowledgeable, English-speaking guide here, who doubles as your driver. During the next eight hours, they will serve as your primary source of information and assistance.

From the Icelandic capital, you'll venture eastward to discover some of the most beautiful landscapes in the land of fire and ice. With the convenience of a private tour accommodating four people, you'll have plenty of time to explore each stop while taking amazing photos.

The Golden Circle is one of the most visited areas in the Nordic country. Its proximity to Reykjavik makes it the perfect place to discover Iceland's diverse natural landscapes, from waterfalls to valleys.

The first stop is the Thingvellir National Park, Iceland's first UNESCO World Heritage site. Thingvellir is historically significant to Icelanders because it's home to one of the oldest surviving parliaments in the world.

In addition, you can experience the rare opportunity to walk between two continents at this national park. The rift valley separating the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates is visible and safe to visit in this area.

Next to see is the Strokkur geyser in the Geysir geothermal area. Hot springs and pools dot this geothermal area, but the highlight remains the spectacular eruption of Strokkur. Every five to 10 minutes, the Strokkur geyser shoots up boiling water and steam as high as 66 feet (20 meters).

Not far from Geysir is the most majestic waterfall in Iceland, cascading beautifully from a cliff of 105 feet (32 meters). Gullfoss waterfall, which translates to the "Golden Falls," gave the Golden Circle its name.

The cold waters of Gullfoss originate from the Hvita river and the nearby Langjokull glacier. On a sunny day, rainbows spring from the mist created by this Icelandic waterfall.

Another attraction around the Golden Circle is the Kerid crater, a 3,000-year-old volcanic crater lake in South Iceland. The rich crimson slopes of the crater leading to an azure lake are sights to behold.

Apart from these main attractions of the Golden Circle, you can visit other places of interest in the area with time permitting. For example, you can stop for lunch at Fridheimar farm and a quick geothermal bath at the Secret Lagoon.

After a fantastic time touring around the Golden Circle, you'll return to your accommodation in Iceland, marking the end of this adventure.

See the Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area, and other features of the Golden Circle on this private tour departing from Reykjavik. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Transfer from Reykjavik
English-speaking guide
Private tour experience (maximum of four participants)



What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothing with layers
Good outdoor shoes
Hat and gloves

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Additional stops along the Golden Circle can be accommodated depending on your remaining time on the tour.

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