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Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik with Glacier Snowmobile Experience

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    What to Expect
    Be ready for convenient pickup at your Reykjavik accommodations around 8am. Board a comfortable bus and find your seat, equipped with WiFi and a USB charger. Each seat also comes equipped with a tablet, which provides GPS-sensitive audio guide in 10 languages. 

    The UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park is the first stop. There, you'll learn about the Althing, one of the world's oldest parliaments. The park is also home to the location where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates have been dramatically pulled apart; the rift makes great photos. 

    Continue to Geysir geothermal area, where you'll visit the very active Strokkur geyser. Take a walk around the Gullfoss Waterfall, where runoff from the Hvítá glacial river drops over two levels into a canyon. 

    To keep exploring the rugged terrain of the central highlands, hop aboard a custom super truck bound for the snowmobile base camp at the foot of the Langjökull Glacier. There, you'll transfer to a snowmobile to ride across the snow and ice fields of the white wilderness.

    After a day of adventure, relax on board the bus as you're whisked back to Reykjavik and dropped off around 7pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The tour will start from Reykjavik Terminal, Skógarhlíð 10, 105 Reykjavik.  Please be there at least 15 minutes before your chosen departure time. 

    Hotel pickups is operated by SmartBus™ - If you add hotel pick up to your tour we kindly ask you to be ready outside your accommodation or at the nearest bus stop 30 minutes before departure time and look out for the green Smartbus.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Finnish)
    • English-speaking local guide
    • Free WiFi on board
    • USB charger
    • All necessary equipment for the snowmobile ride
    • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
    • Food and drinks
    • Headphones / earbuds for the on-board audio guide (please bring your own; or, they are available for purchase on site)
    • Hotel pickup is not included with your purchase. SmartBus™ hotel pickup is available at extra cost.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is six years
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please note, you must hold a valid drivers license to drive a snowmobile
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    When we booked the tour, it didn't include a hotel pick up so we added this on via the company - Reykjavik Sightseeing. We booked the pick up for 7.15am to make sure we were there and on the coach by 7.45 as advised. A pick up bus turned up at 7.50am and we assumed it was ours,
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    The things you don’t get told about this tour ! The first stop in national park they drop you off for 40 minutes and it’s pitch black ? The guide was left uncomfortable dropping a bus full of people of here. Next stop geyser this you can see. You then join up with lots of other
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    I didn't know what to expect when i had to wake up at 6am to get ready and get picked up by 8am but the service came earlier than the scheduled time which was ok, they made sure that we was on the coach, the sites were amazing once we got to the Þingvellir National Park in the
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    Response from Lovísa H, Service & Quality Manager at Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik with Glacier Snowmobile Experience
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear Herzstar_ray, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience. We are very happy to have been part of your unforgettable memories of Iceland. Hope to see you again in the future :-) Kind regards, The Reykjavik Sightseeing Team
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    It's hard to find any fault at all with this tour. Picked up in a mini bus and dropped off at the waiting tour bus, ran like clockwork. The driver was capable and the tour guide was speaking in perfect English with an Icelandic twist, he was funny and knowledgeable, couldn't
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    Response from Lovísa H, Service & Quality Manager at Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik with Glacier Snowmobile Experience
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear PaulA5028, Thank you for the kind words. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our Golden Circle & Snowmobiling tour and want to thank you for taking the time to write such a thorough and wonderful review for us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Iceland and look forward to seeing you again sometime! Kind regards, The Reykjavik Sightseeing Team
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    Brilliant day, would recommend anyone coming to do this trip, so well organised and very friendly people, cannot fault it
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    By: Reykjavik Sightseeing
    Whale watching and Golden circle tours very good. Guides friendly and informative. Would not recommend for
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    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Northern Lights hunt
    A very well organised excursion and he guide was very informative. Although relatively expensive, well worth the
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    London, United Kingdom
    Intentions good but missed the mark..(or the unmarked)
    The tour itself was fine, unfortunately luck was not on our side seeing the lights. Very positive regarding
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    Ka Hing W
    Great Experience but...
    It took about 3.5 hours to reach the ice cave from Reykjavik. Even though visiting the ice cave was an amazing
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    Tomomi O
    Tour was awesome. Also the lady guide us was very nice, kind and very good talker. Some people were late on the
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    Phil J
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Ideal way to see the Ligts
    We had booked in for the trip on our first evening in Iceland, but 2 hours before the pick up time we received an
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    David E
    Great day out
    It was a great day out with some beautiful sites to see. Well organised and planned,which was only let down by a
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    Really enjoyed this trip, every place that we visit was amazing all helped by our tour guide. We would definitely
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    Robert B
    Golden circle tour
    Excellent tour, very professional and informative guide. We saw some amazing sights. Highly recommend
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    Sheryl K
    Downham Market, United Kingdom
    Valentine's in Iceland
    This Golden Circle excursion was fantastic, interesting and great fun, especially the Secret Lagoon!
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