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From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Northern Lights Combo

4.4 / 5

49 reviews

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Northern Lights Combo

From US$ 93.94 per person

Get back to nature on a Golden Circle tour during the day, and then look for the Northern Lights in the evening. Marvel at the hot springs of Strokkur and Geysir, hear the roar of Gullfoss waterfall and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit the hot springs area of Geysir and Strokkur
  • See the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall
  • Get back to nature in Þingvellir National Park
  • Look for the Northern Lights after dark
Full description
Depart Reykjavik to experience the geothermal landscapes of Iceland's legendary Golden Circle. See boiling water spout from the earth at the great geysers of Geysir and Strokkur in the Haukadalur Valley. Experience the dramatic cascades of Gullfoss waterfall, fed by the glacial waters of the Hvítá River. Get different views of the impressive water as it plunges into a 32-meter deep crevice. Reconnect with nature in Þingvellir National Park, and discover where the tectonic plates of North America and Eurasia are pulling apart. Return to Reykjavík for a few hours at leisure before your evening Northern Lights tour. Head back out after dark to look for the dancing lights in the night sky. Also known as the Aurora Borealis, the natural phenomenon is caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole.
  • Golden Circle tour
  • Northern Lights tour
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard the bus
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick-up and drop off at accommodation
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The main departure point for Reykjavík excursion day tours is from the BSI bus terminal. Please be ready at the BSI bus terminal 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Sturdy shoes and warm outdoor clothes should be worn in any season
  • The Northern Lights tour is weather dependent and sightings cannot be guaranteed. If you do not see the lights you are welcome to join the tour again free of charge
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 49 reviews

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Very happy with the whole experience. We decided to book the Golden Circle and Northern Lights combo on the same day and it worked well for us. We had a couple of hours between the two so we could get to our hotel, relax, hace a bite to eat and get ready for the Northern Lights.

October 31, 2021

Circle was really nice. Northern lights was a horror. Go to same place each time. Guides get out and hang out with eachother. Do not work with people and help them look or give help. Dont try a different place if area is dead. Chance of seeing even on a good night 1% with them. Circle trip was awesome as well as guides and bus

March 10, 2020

Very interesting trip, knowledgeable guide and reasonable time allowed to see the sights. The bus driver was very skilled. Good value for money it's a must do trip if you are in Iceland. Our northern lights hunting trip was cancelled and rebooked and cancelled again due to bad weather conditions. At least they have not wasted our time in the freezing cold waiting for something which will never be visible. I was disappointed but its mother nature and she plays by her own rules. Money was refunded quickly without any problem. Very good experience. I can only recommend this company

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November 26, 2019

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