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Golden Circle Tour (With Blue Lagoon Transfer)

Get up close and personal with Iceland’s beautiful scenery with the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tour.

Experience the colors of Iceland, from the glowing golden spray of the Gullfoss waterfall to the stark contrasts of the Kerið crater lake.

But on this tour, you won’t just look at the scenery – you’ll get to actually bathe in it!

How? Read on to find out, or reserve now to make sure you don’t miss out!

Available: All Year
Duration: 11 Hours
Difficulty: Easy
Minimum Age: 2
Live Guide: English
Pickup Available

What will I experience on this tour?

On the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tour, you’ll experience the must-see attractions from our Golden Circle classic tour, plus the added luxury of the Blue Lagoon!

Your day will start with an easy pickup at Tour Bus Stop 12 in Reykjavík (additional stops available for an extra fee). Your local guide will be on hand all day to help you make the most of your experience and share some fascinating stories and info.

Our first Golden Circle attraction on the itinerary is Þingvellir National Park (or Thingvellir National Park). Stand on the historic ground where the Icelandic Commonwealth was first formed, and where two tectonic plates meet.

Next on our list of Golden Circle stops, witness the hot spring geysers of Geysir and Strokkur at one of Iceland’s geothermal areas. Now-dormant Geysir is best known for giving us the word “geyser” in English.

Strokkur, on the other hand, is still very active, with frequent 20-meter high eruptions – so keep an eye (and an ear) out!

Then you’ll have the chance to admire Gullfoss falls, one of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls. If you catch the right light, you’ll see why its name means “Golden Waterfall.”

You’ll also have the chance to admire the contrasting colors of the Kerið volcanic crater, with its deep red and black slopes and milky blue water.

Finally, the most relaxing stop of the day: enjoy a blissful soak in the waters of the Blue Lagoon spa. This natural geothermal spa will soothe you with its warm, turquoise waters, the perfect ending to a day of adventures.

We won’t blame you if you drift off to sleep on the bus back to Reykjavík!

Highlights – Experience the Stunning Colors of Iceland

Admire the geology and history of Þingvellir National Park
See the beauty of Gullfoss Waterfall
Visit the famous geysers of Geysir and Strokkur at Geysir geothermal area
Photograph the striking colors of the Kerið crater lake
Relax in the soothing waters of the Blue Lagoon

What’s included?

Guided coach tour
Friendly English-speaking guide
Pickup and drop-off in central Reykjavík (Tour Bus Stop 12)
Entry fee to the Kerið volcanic crater
Free Wi-Fi on the bus

What’s not included

Food (you will have the chance to purchase it along the way)
Admission tickets for the Blue Lagoon – you will need to book Blue Lagoon tickets separately prior to your tour. Please see the “What other important details do I need to know” section below for more information
Swimsuit hire at the Blue Lagoon

What should I bring?

Warm waterproof clothing
Sturdy shoes
Your e-ticket – you can either print it or show it on a digital device
Swimsuit (alternatively, you can hire one at the Blue Lagoon at your own expense)

For your comfort: Dress to be ready for any weather! The weather in Iceland can be changeable, so it’s important to wear/bring warm, waterproof clothes, especially in winter. We recommend a waterproof jacket and pants, hat and gloves, warm socks and waterproof shoes.

What others are saying

We went on the Golden Circle tour with blue lagoon transfers and had tour guide Lasma. She was knowledgeable, lovely and so accommodating. Trip was well organised, we were picked up when they said we would be and arrived in great time to ensure we had full blue lagoon experience. Fully recommend thank you


Reviewed February 11, 2019 on TripAdvisor

Fabulous trip, guide Howser was very knowledgeable and entertaining would highly recommend the tour.


Reviewed April 4, 2019 on TripAdvisor

Fantastic day. Our guide was called Frosty and was so knowledgeable. We found out so much more than we thought we would. The stops were the perfect length. Thank you


Reviewed February 3, 2019 on TripAdvisor

Pickup details

For an extra fee you can request a pickup from selected accommodations or meet at one of the Bus Tour stops in central Reykjavík.

If you don’t select a specific pickup location please wait at Tour Bus Stop 12 (Höfðatorg on Þórunnartún). Please be ready at the designated time on your ticket.

Note that we will pick you up there within 30 minutes from the departure time, so you may have a brief wait.

What other important details do I need to know?

  • Blue Lagoon tickets are not included, so you will need to pre-book Blue Lagoon admission tickets on the Blue Lagoon website. The tour will arrive at the Blue Lagoon around 17:00 (5 p.m.), so please book your admission ticket(s) for 5 p.m. We will leave the Blue Lagoon again at about 19:15 (7:15 p.m.), so you’ll have around 2 hours to enjoy the lagoon.
  • Towels are included with Blue Lagoon admission tickets.
  • Use of conditioner and shower gel is complimentary and available in the Blue Lagoon shower rooms.
  • Swimsuit hire is not included – you can bring your own, or hire one at your own expense.
  • Children under the age of 2 are not permitted on the tour. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meals are not included but you will have the opportunity to buy food at stops along the tour.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel your booking with more than 24 hours’ notice you will get a full refund. Cancellations less than 24 hours in advance are non-refundable.

Other Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tours

Prefer a more intimate atmosphere?

You might enjoy our Small Group Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tour. This minibus tour has a maximum of 18 participants and includes admission to the Blue Lagoon!

Soak up Iceland’s amazing scenery with the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tour.

Enjoy waterfalls, geysers and lakes, plus a literal soak in the relaxing Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

If you’re looking for the perfect combo of must-see Golden Circle attractions and relaxation, this is one not to miss. Book now to reserve your spot, and get ready to relax!

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