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City Sightseeing: Reykjavik Hop-On, Hop-Off with Golden Circle Tour

City Sightseeing: Reykjavik Hop-On, Hop-Off with Golden Circle Tour

Reykjavik, Iceland

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Highlights

  • Alert! Due to Combo Ticket with Golden Tour, same day booking not possible.
  • Explore Reykjavik and experience the vibrant culture with 24 hrs hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • See the classic Gullfoss Waterfall and discover a sunny days
  • Visit Thingvellir National Park and witness the giant rift valley
  • On a day tour admire Iceland’s amazing Golden Circle
  • Discover the northernmost capital with strategically located 16 stops
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted!

Overview

With this combo tour, you can enjoy the best of Reykjavik and tour the Golden Circle. Admire the beauty of three iconic sights of Iceland, The Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Geothermal Field, and Thingvellir National Park. Reykjavik is the northernmost capital city of the world. Explore Iceland and you will come to know why this beauty is popular all across the globe. Reykjavik is a dream destination for photographers.
 
The northernmost capital of the World, Reyjavik is not as big as other capital cities but it is blooming with life. The art scene is very interesting, as there are many bands and artists. There are several attractions and museums to visit. Reykjavik cheerfully welcomes people.
 
Reykjavik has a plethora of attractions and activities that appeal to nature, culture, and travel enthusiasts alike. You can discover architectural wonders and geothermal pools.  The small yet great capital treasures a lot of popular attractions.
 
The Golden Circle is the most popular attraction in Iceland. See the most amazing sights at Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and Geysir geothermal area. The excursion offers a wide selection of options to amuse every traveler. Reykjavik treasures several historical and cultural attractions. This is a land of ice and fire that make your traveling stunning. Stroll around the pleasing downtown streets and relax in any of the 17 thermal pools.

Itinerary

Reykjavic Hop-on Hop-off bus tour gives you an opportunity to travel to the world’s northernmost capital. Visit must-see landmarks of Reykjavik and discover everything ranging from the stunning Harpa Concert Hall, and Hallgrimskirkja Church to the whale exhibition. Along with the city tour, you can spend some time in the Laugardalur geothermal pool. Witness the natural beauty at Botanical Garden. The city has too much to explore. The breathtaking Golden Circle tour allows you to witness unique landscapes.
 
Hallgrimskirkja Church: This church towers over the Reykjavik center and it is visible from all parts of the city. This is one of the popular landmarks in Reykjavik. The artistic building of this church is 244-foot tall and gives a mesmerizing view of this entire city. You can witness the best view of the city from this church.
 
Solfar Sculpture: Sun voyager or Solfar sculpture is located on Saebraut Road on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. This amazing outdoor sculpture was designed by Jon Gunnar Arnason. It was unveiled in 1990 and the design is based on the belief that Europeans followed the Sun to reach Mongolia. The giant steel sculpture is an ode to the Sun.
 
National Museum of Iceland: Witness the history of Iceland at the National Museum which was established in 1863. Learn how the chieftains ruled during the Settlement Era. A bronze statue of Thor, swords and drinking horns give a glimpse of that period. The most valuable asset is the 13th-century Valþjófsstaðir church door. The museum has over two thousand artifacts on display.
 
Perlan: Pearl or Perlan is an iconic building of Reykjavik that is used for several purposes. Concerts and exhibitions are organized at the base. The top is glass-domed and houses six giant tanks with geothermal hot water. This water is used by residents of the city. Viewing the deck on the fourth floor allows you to witness the scenic beauty of Reykjavik through telescopes.
 
Harpa: Opened in 2011, Harpa is known for captivating architecture. It is a venue for concerts and conferences. The steel framework of the building is surrounded by glass panels of different colors. Harpa is the first building in Reykjavik that hosted concerts that were broadcasted live on television. Many events are hosted here including Reykjavik Children’s Cultural Festival and International Jazz Day.
 
Arbaer Open Air Museum: Arbaer open-air museum allows you to learn about the past of Reykjavik. Until 1957, it was a working farm and was re-established as a history museum. From central Reykjavik, twenty buildings were relocated to create the base of the new museum.
 
Laugavegur: This is a popular shopping street in Reykjavik. The oldest street is located in the central city. Laugavegur meaning ‘wash road’ got its name from a hot spring where women did laundry. There are so many expensive shops and top eateries. Friday and Saturday nights are exciting and trendy.
 
Saga Museum: AtSaga, Museum visitors can know about the Norsemen, the warrior.Know the life of the Norsemen during the settlement of Reykjavik. See wax figures and costumed Norsemen.
 
Golden Circle Tour: There are three amazing locations in Southwest Iceland, the Golden Circle. It is 25 miles east of Reykjavik. You can traverse the entire route in a single day.
 
Thingvellir National Park: This amazing site is a geological wonder and has historical significance. It has got the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thingvellir National Park is the first stop on the Golden Circle. Here you can discover the base of this island and how the leaderless society was formed.
 
Geysir Geothermal Area: Located in Haukadalur Valley, the Geysir Geothermal area is the second stop on the Golden Circle tour. You can witness chimneys and steaming vents on the way to the village of Laugarvatn. Here is a spa which is heated by underground hot water currents. You can see the steam rising from a distance. The Great geyser is the earliest in Europe. Strokkur geyser throws water every ten minutes.
 
Gullfoss Waterfall: Gullfoss, the spectacular waterfall in the Golden Circle is located ten minutes from Geysir. This waterfall has the heaviest flow during the summer. You can witness the rainbows above the falls on a sunny day.

Schedule

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Schedule:
October - April: 09:30 - 16:15 (May - September08:30 - 16:30)
Loop: 75 Minutes
Frequency: 45 Minutes
First Srop: Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
 

Golden Circle Tour: Daily at 09:00am
Duration: 8 Hours
Meeting/ Return Point: BSI Bus Terminal, City Centre, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, 101 Reykjavik.


Inclusions

  • 24Hrs Reykjavik Hop-On,Hop-Off Ticket
  • Audio Commentary in 8 Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Swedish, Icelandic
  • Transportation for Golden Circle Tour (Bus)
  • Guided Tour

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees (Unless Specified)
  • Meals

Redemption Info

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:
Hop-on, Hop-off buses start from Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre however you can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver.
Mobile/ Printed vouchers are accepted at all stops.
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Book Now! You can use your ticket any day within 12 months.

Golden Circle Tour:
You can show your booking voucher on your smartphone at BSI Bus Terminal, City Centre, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, 101 Reykjavik.
When making the booking, please choose the date on which you would like to take the Golden Circle tour. You can then take the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour the day before, the day of or the day after visiting the Golden Circle; once activated, the voucher for the bus is valid for 24 hours.
Guided Tours: English: Daily, German: Thursday, Spanish: Tuesday from 15/06/2022 - 15/09/2022, Scandinavian: Friday
Please note that the minimum age for this tour is 1 year old.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi
Please note that face masks must be worn on board the bus.
We recommend wearing warm clothing and sturdy shoes.
If you need any help, please contact at +354 580 5400

Information for Cruise Passengers:
If you arriving in May-September, you will be able to board the City Sightseeing Reykjavik busses at the cruise terminal, stop 15 Skarfabakki Harbour. This is about a 70 metre walk away. If you are on a cruise during the winter season, you will need to make your way to stop 1.

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

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