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Golden Circle Route

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Address: Iceland
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Ideal for short-stay visitors, this scenic driving route through...

Ideal for short-stay visitors, this scenic driving route through southwestern Iceland features excellent scenery and major sites.

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A must! We had a great guide! Try and make a note of the number plate of your coach as all the tours seem to use the same company!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 May 2013
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hampshire
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hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

A must! We had a great guide! Try and make a note of the number plate of your coach as all the tours seem to use the same company!

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

Take the day trip so that you have time to see everything properly. Loved Gullfoss and the geysers in particular but also got an idea of the agriculture and land use in Iceland as we travelled through the area.

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

When you want to see a lot of icelandic nature in about 8 hours: do the Golden Circle: waterfalls, geysir, volcanos and a lot more.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Although I could hardly pronounce the tour-guide's name (we just called him Husky), he was by far the BEST host I have ever had. I am normally no fan of tours, but we saw so many amazing things that we would otherwise have never known about had it not been for him. It was just two of my friends, myself,... More 

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British Columbia Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Stunning, magical, beautiful....everything that Iceland is! An absolute must see when coming to this great country.

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Summerside, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

We just spent 3 nights in Reykjavik (May 16 -19, 2013). We have acquired the services of Time Tours for pickup at the airport, drop off at the blue lagoon, and an 8 hour Golden Circle Tour, a 10 hour South Coast Tour, and drop off at the airport. We saw volcano, numerous water falls, Geysir, beaches, lakes, all of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013 via mobile

The golden circle is Iceland's #1 tourist attraction, yet it is actually not that amazing compared to beauty found elsewhere in the country. We enjoyed Kerid and Geysir, but other than that I would say there are much better ways to spend time in Iceland.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

Anyway who doesn't appreciate the Golden Circle Route doesn't know how to appreciate nature and it's beauty. Every stop was fun and interesting. The Gullfoss Geysir was very cool. Although the biggest one is just a few states away from me, it was still fun to watch and wait for the geysir to spout hot, steamy water into the air.... More 

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Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

So happy we decided on the afternoon trip with Grayline Iceland Excursions..tour guide Dee Dee was perfect and she and the bus driver worked as a combo tour act.....fantastic and very informative. Learned much more about Iceland and the areas visited than in any book we ,purchased. Tour visited the most important areas and even extras since we were ahead... More 

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Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Great to plan any activity at Reykjavik Excursions! Third time I was in Reykjavik, third time I planned all my activities with them. Easy, friendly, good price and pick up and drop off anywhere you want! Wifi on all coaches.

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