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Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy pickup from the Reykjavik port or hotels in town. Meet your guide and depart for your full-day tour of the Golden Circle's most popular attractions. This tour ensures flexibility and personalized attention; be sure to let your guide know if there are any attractions that interest you specifically. 

    On the way out of Reykjavik, take Nesjavellir Road and stop in the Nesavellir geothermal region. The volcano here makes the area the warmest in the capital. Continue to Þhingvellir National Park, which includes the fault line between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The park is also home to the world's oldest democratic parliament and an ancient church. 

    Drive through the town of Laugarvatn on the way to visit the Strokkur geyser, which erupts every 6 to 8 minutes. Here, take a break for lunch or coffee (own expense) before proceeding to see the lovely waterfall called Gullfoss. 

    Stop at the Kerið crater, then visit the town of Hveragerði before continuing down to the Reykanes peninsula. Bring your swim suit for the visit to the famous Blue Lagoon, located near Grindavík. Take a dip in the bright blue geothermal waters, set against a dramatic backdrop of lava. Slather on some geothermal mud, rich in silica and minerals, to end your tour with a healthy glow. 

    Optional: a visit to Hafnarfjörður (additional price). 

    Your tour ends back in Reykjavik with hotel or port drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Hallgrimskirkja, Hallgrímstorg 101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    2: Hlemmur, Reykjavík, Iceland
    3: Bus Stop #14 - Skúlagata, Klapparstígur 5, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    4: Gray Line Iceland bus stop in city center - pick-up and drop off for tours and transfers, Hverfisgata 4, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    5: Bus Stop #13 Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    6: Bus stop #1 - Ráðhúsið - City Hall, Vonarstræti 101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Not all travellers are staying on easy accessed hotel locations. For those we are trying our best and pick them up too. In case of accommodations on walking streets only, we decide meeting point together with travellers.

    Reykjavik port Skarfabakki
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour nearly in any single booking. In case of 5 person on one booking we block down tour for other travelers. 95% travelers of this tour are traveling as private. Mercury Grail - Icelandic Adventures are not sharing travelers with other local operators since our work is very personalized.
    • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Tickets to Blue lagoon or Secret lagoon
    • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Lagoon
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Good hiking shoes are recommended
    • In winter it is not recommended to walk near the waterfalls due to weather hazards
    • Please bring swimwear for the Blue Lagoon.
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Our two days in Iceland were magical. So glad we picked a private tour with Andres. We did a 2 day tour that included the Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon, and the South Coast. He told us the story behind each site, stopped when we saw horses and sheep since he knew I was wild over
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    Response from AndresZIvanovic, Owner at Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear H. Thank you for review. I am happy you enjoyed tours few days ago. We spend more than short tour together, so on that way we also know each other better. I am really impressed how kind and easy going you are, so tour simply can´t end with that kind of women. Yes we changed time of departure on second travelling day. I would do it for any single traveller if I know weather or else wouldn't bother us. In your case late departure was better on many ways and it is just great to have that deep memories for small thing I have done. Thank you again for review. Andres
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    Andres two day tour was fantastic. we were on a cruise ship that docked for 2 days so we had lots of time to see all the sites.Andres took us the oposite way the cruise ship tours went so we visited sites with out crowds also with his car we could travel on roads that the large
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    Response from AndresZIvanovic, Owner at Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik
    Responded 6 Jun 2019
    Thank you for your review. It was my pleasure to be with you, that very and harmonic couple. On that way with that kind of travelling felling tour can’t be other than well done, since I am not only one making it. I simply know places and some other things. Interesting for that kind of tour. You, as very many other my previous or/and returning travellers will stay very high in memory. Wish you good day Andres
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    Our day with Andres in Iceland was wonderful. I traveled with my mother, and 2 year old child, and Andres was very flexible and accommodating to our varied needs. He is very friendly, and knows a lot of interesting information about the places you visit. We saw so much in one
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    Response from AndresZIvanovic, Owner at Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik
    Responded 2 Jun 2019
    Cara. It was really my pleasure to make your day on day tour. More than that, weather was fantastic, so memories on Iceland are on that way stronger. I would really love to go with you again as family like yours is outstanding.
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    My girlfriend and I recently booked a few trips with Mercury Grail for during our Trip to Iceland in February 2109. Andres was extremely helpful in the lead up to our trip and his knowledge and experience was invaluable in ensuring that we had everything planned and arranged
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    Andres tailor-made an exceptional visit for us to his beloved Iceland as we remained with him from morning until late at night as he made sure we not only saw all the highlights of the area but also were privileged to hear his knowledgable information about the area. Swimming in
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    Response from AndresZIvanovic, Owner at Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik
    Responded 24 Sep 2018
    Kathy. We communicated long time before your arrival. On that way you weren´t stranger for me, not booking number, simply travelers who came to Iceland to see all possible things in time you had. We all were lucky your cruise ship has good schedule, so we didn´t need to be on rush. I will remember you as easy going and relaxed travelers. Thank you to be with you.
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 10h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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