Golden Circle And Magical Nights

  • Availability

    September – April

  • DURATION

    11 Hours

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Pickup

    Yes

  • Minimum Age

    10 Years

  • Price

    ISK 37.900

Tour Highlights:

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Geysir Hot Spring & Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Local Tastes at Friðheimar and Efstidalur
  • Dinner at Lindin Restaurant
  • Fontana Spa
  • Northern Lights if conditions are good

Included:

  • Guided mini bus tour
  • Lunch at Friðheimar and Efstidalur (set menu)
  • Dinner at Lindin Restaurant (set menu)
  • Entrance & towel at Laugarvatn Fontana spa
  • Pickup and Dropoff services

The Golden Circle and Magical Nights Tour

This tours combines the famous Golden Circle with a visit to local farms and restaurants. During the tour, you’ll get a delicious taste of the local cuisine, made with pure Icelandic ingredients. This tour also makes a stop at a local spa where you can soak in the geothermally warm waters. If conditions are good, this tour also offers a wonderful viewing of the magical northern lights. This is the perfect tour for food lovers who want to explore the Golden Circle in the winter season.

Once all the guest are on board the minibus, you’ll head out of Reykjavík and drive to Þingvellir National Park. This is the site where the Alþing general assembly was established in 930 AD. Since then some of Iceland’s most historical events have taken place here. Þingvellir is also a place of natural beauty. Here you can see where the continental plates are slowly drifting apart and see the beautiful Silfra fissure.

You’ll continue on to the Friðheimar Greenhouse, famous for their delicious food which is served inside a greenhouse. Here you’ll enjoy tomato soup, made from tomatoes grown at Friðheimar, and freshly baked bread for lunch.

After lunch, it’s time to head to the Geysir hot spring area where you can see the magnificent geyser Stokkur erupt with regular intervals. You’ll also visit the famous Gullfoss waterfall, famous for its awe-inspiring beauty. After taking in these beautiful, natural sights you’ll visit the Efstidalur farm. Here you’ll be able some of their delicious farm-to-table products such as Icelandic Skyr and ice cream.

Afterward, it’s time to relax at the Fontana Spa before enjoying a delicious 2-course dinner at Lindin Restaurant. Before heading back to Reykjavík, if conditions are good, you’ll go searching for the Northern Lights.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are pickup and drop-off included in this tour?

Yes, pickup and dropoff in Reykjavík are included in the tour price. You can select your pickup and dropoff point in the booking process.

Is the food on this tour included in the price?

Yes, included in the tour are the following:

  • Tomato Soup and Freshly baked bread at Friðheimar for lunch
  • A sampling of local products at the Efstidalur Farm
  • Today’s Special at Lindin Restaurant, followed by a delicious chocolate mousse for dessert

Please note that drinks are not included in the tour price. You can purchase drinks and other food items at additional cost on location.

Also note that menu items can include fish, meat, and dairy. A vegetarian option is available at booking.

I have dietary restrictions and/or allergies, can I still go on this tour?

The food on this tour included dairy and can include either fish or meat. A vegetarian option is available at booking.

If you have other dietary restrictions or serious allergies, please email us at info@iat.is before booking the tour.

What should I wear on this tour?

We recommend wearing warm clothing and a waterproof second layer of clothing. You should also wear warm and sturdy walking shoes.

Keep in mind that the weather can change quickly in Iceland, and it can get quite cold in the evenings.

Remember to bring a bathing suit for your visit to the Fontana Spa.

Why is there an age limit on this tour?

This tour departs at 12:00 from Reykjavík and has a duration of 11 hours. Based on previous experience, the age limit on this tour has been set to create the most enjoyable experience for everyone on the tour.

If you have children under the age of 10 and are looking for a tour of the Golden Circle, you may want to have a look at the Golden Circle, Kerið and Farm Visit tour.

Is a sighting of the Northern Lights guaranteed?

No, the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon. Therefore sightings can not be guaranteed. No discounts or refunds are given if you don’t see the Northern Lights on the tour.

What is the cancellation policy for this tour?

Reservations can be canceled 24 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@iat.is.

Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 24 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).

If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.

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Price from 37.900 ISK per person.

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