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Itinerary
Your tour begins with hotel pickup in Reykjavik. Board your minibus and set off toward Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to the Geysir geothermal area to explore it on your own. Next is Gullfoss waterfall, one of the most-visited in Iceland. After also stopping at Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, spend the night in Vik, where you hunt for the northern lights—as you will each night of the tour—if conditions permit.

On the second day, visit black-sand beaches and glaciers. Start with a stop at Reynisfjara, with its impressive basalt pillars, and continue toward Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Afterward, spend the night in the Skaftafell area.

The final day of the tour is spent on an ice cave and glacier hiking adventure. Hike to a glacier with your guide and explore a magical ice cave. Then, start the journey back to Reykjavik. Stop at Fjadrargljufur Canyon along the way and conclude the tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
Locations visited
Thingvellir National Park
Strokkur
Seljalandsfoss
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Overview
Experience Iceland’s Golden Circle on this 3-day excursion from Reykjavik. This guided minibus tour visits many of the country’s most famous scenic destinations, including Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, and Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. Your guide knows the best ways to get around the South Coast while keeping you free to focus on scenery and spot the northern lights, if conditions are right. Accommodations for two nights and breakfast are included.
Highlights
  • Hassle-free transportation between tons of attractions around the South Coast
  • Don’t worry about breakfast or accommodation—the tour includes both
  • Take three full days to explore one of Iceland’s most popular regions
  • See waterfalls, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, and more
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Reviewed 18 April 2018
Stop Hesitating and Reading 600 Reviews and BOOK

My husband and I took a trip to Iceland from Milwaukee, WI for our honeymoon in early March 2018. We took advantage of the 3 Day Jokulsarlon, Golden Circle and Ice Caving Tour and I do not have enough positive things to say about it....More

1  Thank Brittany E
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hey Brittany E, Thank you very much for this glowing review, it made us really happy to read it! We will also make sure to pass your words on to Oliver, he will certainly appreciate them. It's really good to hear that he managed to...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Amazing guide, you will see EVERYTHING

My friend and I just returned from Iceland, and we could not be more satisfied with Arctic Adventures. We went on three different trips with them but have to say that by far, the three day south coast tour was out of this world. We...More

Thank pughlm
Freyja G, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Dear pughlm, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us, it means a lot to us. We are very happy to hear that you are more than satisfied with out services and I'm sure Siggi will be very pleased by reading this wonderful...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile
Extreme Iceland -Arctic Adventures

Brilliant trip.  Quite an easy job for any tour company to make a trip to Iceland amazing as Iceland is top notch, however we were very pleased for booking with arctic adventures because the extreme iceland 3 day tour went to the places we were...More

Thank Steve N
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hey Steve N, Thank you very much for your thorough feedback, we really appreciate it a lot! It is very good to see that Marcin did such a fantastic job of taking care of you; I will make sure to relay your feedback to him,...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Stop contemplating, and just BOOK IT

Just like you I kept going back and forth between spending the money for the tour or doing a self drive. Regardless of weather, If you do the self drive, you WILL miss a really fun adventure. Sure, you can drive yourself and have the...More

1  Thank Todd S
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Todd S, Thank you very much for this favorable and thorough review, we sincerely appreciate it! We were overjoyed to read how much you enjoyed yourself on our tour and Ragnar helped to make this experience even better for you. Taking away stress and...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile
Experienced and caring guide

I would like to recommend this 3day golden circle tour to everyone who would like to explore Iceland. Special thanks to my guide sindri from arctic adventures. He has extensive guiding experience and knowledge of Iceland. Although the weather has been a bit unpredictable, he...More

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Mariana L, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear rochelle0000, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are really happy to know that Sindri was really fantastic and made all the necessary adjustments to turn things around and provide you a wonderful tour! I will make sure that he...More

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