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Golden Circle and Snowmobiling Small Group Tour from Reykjavik provided by Arctic Adventures

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Golden Circle and Snowmobiling Small Group Tour from Reykjavik

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Overview
Getting to Iceland's Highlands is impossible without the right vehicle. On this tour you'll see the highlights of the Golden Circle (Thingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir) with ease, as well as venturing off road into the rugged interior for a 1-hour snowmobile ride over Langjokull Glacier. Hotel pickup and drop-off, and all necessary equipment for the snowmobile ride, are included.
Highlights
  • Off-road vehicle takes you into the Highlands
  • All necessary equipment provided
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Travel between attractions with ease 
What to Expect
Begin your adventure with pickup from your downtown Reykjavik hotel. Meet your guide and settle in to the vehicle for a short drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Thingvellir, the first site of Iceland's parliament, which is the oldest in the world. Continue on to the geothermal area around the Geysir hot spring. Marvel as, every few minutes, hot water shoots 80 feet (25 meters) into the air. Next, it's on to the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall where water plunges in two stages into a 105-foot (32-meter) crevice. Deep into the interior Highlands, arrive at Langjokull Glacier. After listening to a safety briefing and getting driving instruction, board your snowmobile (complete with all necessary equipment) and follow your guide for an exhilarating hour-long ride across the ice. Your tour ends with a drop-off back at your hotel at around 6:30pm.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Capital Region
Duration
10–12 hours
Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off (downtown Reykjavik)
  • Visit to Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Transportation in a minibus
  • Certified guide
  • 1-hour snowmobile ride
  • All necessary equipment
  • Free wi-fi on board
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Solo rider fee (required for solo travelers)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A standard booking is for 2 people sharing 1 snowmobile
  • If you wish to have a solo snowmobile or your group is an odd number, please contact the operator directly
  • A valid drivers license is required to operate a snowmobile.
  • Minimum age: 8 years old (as a participant at the back of the snowmobile)
  • Small-group guaranteed with a guide to client ratio of 1 per 6 sleds to ensure a more personalized experience
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Richard C wrote a review May 2020
Norwich, United Kingdom3 contributions
What an awesome day! We were first to be picked up from a nearby hotel. Once everyone was on board, we were off to the first stop- Thingvellir Park! We got there at sunrise, which meant the beauty of this landscape was gradually revealed to us. It was stunning and you felt a
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Response from Gintare B, Customer Care at Golden Circle and Snowmobiling Small Group Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 1 Jun 2020
Hello G2070ZPrichardc, Thank you for taking the time to share this experience. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed it so much, it's really a great combination of sightseeing and some adventure :) We hope we can help others make memories like that too and perhaps we'll get a chance to show you more of Iceland if you ever come back to explore.
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mrjbsmith wrote a review Mar 2020
Brentwood, United Kingdom42 contributions6 helpful votes
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We went with 2 kids (10&11yrs) and all really enjoyed the your. pick up was right on time, 4x4 minibus was comfy and modern and was great for the off road part to get to snowmobiling (also had USB charging points which was helpful . Tour guide (Ingi or Inki) was great and very
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Alison W wrote a review Jan 2020
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Oh my god, there are no words to describe how good this trip is. Pedro, our guide made it even more special. Worth every penny. My daughter’s 16th birthday and something she’ll never forget.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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LaurenAWalker92 wrote a review Dec 2019
11 contributions1 helpful vote
+5
We had an amazing time. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions and spoke very good English, he made the trip! We got picked up in a monster truck which was fab! There was enough time spent at each place no rushing or boredom. The adventure properly
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Daiva P, Customer Support at Golden Circle and Snowmobiling Small Group Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 12 Dec 2019
Dear Lauren, Thank you so much for giving some time to share such kind words with us! Our guides are true professionals and they are always trying to ensure the best experience for the travelers. We could not be more happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip this much and that we could have been a part of it! Thank you again and we hope to see you in the future. :)
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NYC Traveler wrote a review Dec 2019
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It was nice to combine the golden circle with another activity. Tour guide was nice - but understand he is also the driver and does not give a lot of detailed information about the golden circle sites. I found snowmobiling challenging - no practice before starting the tour -
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Barte S, Customer Care at Golden Circle and Snowmobiling Small Group Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 14 Dec 2019
Dear nycfamilytravel20, Thank you for booking your adventure with us, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it! We welcome both positive and negative feedback it helps us to improve and make the experiences better in the future. Once again thank you for taking some time to write this review and hope you made some great memories in Iceland and we hope to see you in the future. :)
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Unable to get money back
Due to Covid-19, I cancelled our day tour 5 days prior (full refund promised 24 h noticed) on March 25. Today is Ju
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Poor customer service
This company has been dishonest and shown a lack of integrity. We were required to cancel our trip at the end of Ma
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Great experience to snorkel in clear water
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Iceland tour operators are unfair and punishes tourists for covid 19!
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Glacier hike on Sólheimajökull
We had a fantastic hike with our guide Alberto and can only recommend the trip to everyone! The glacier is very im
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SUSPECTED SCAM
I booked with this tour group in March and paid in full for the trip (approx $3000 AUD). I cancelled my trip with
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Very unprofessional company
Like many other reviewers I cancelled my trip in March with Artic Adventures due to Covid 19. Following multiple em
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Very long wait for money but free rescheduling
We were to go to Iceland in March, but with our bags packed already we saw ourselves forced to cancel due to the vi
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AWFUL EXPERIENCE!!
I would like to advice any tourist that this tour operator agency is fraudolent and doesn't respect the terms of th
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AWFUL EXPERIENCE!!
I would like to advice any tourist that this tour operator agency is fraudolent and doesn't respect the terms of th
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do NOT book with them!!!!!
My experience with them is AWFUL, my family booked 2 tours many months before the travel, considering that their po
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Inexistent customer service and following their own policies
AVOID BOOKING WITH THEM! I had to cancel my trips due to the travel restrictions for COVID 19. Other companies (hot
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Refund
I agree most unfortunately with tge orher writers. I cancelled back in March and asked to wait 8 wks l. When I re c
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Be cautiousif booking with this company!
Like many others, I was forced to cancel my tour due to travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19. According to t
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  • Duration: 10–12 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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