Iceland Blue Lagoon & Golden Circle Day Trip From Reykjavik

The Best of Iceland: Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon Experience the true essence of Iceland by combining its most celebrated attractions in one day! This tour offers you a chance to explore the fascinating Golden Circle in the morning and unwind in the renowned Blue Lagoon in the afternoon.

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The Blue Lagoon has been temporarily closed due to volcanic activity in its vicinity. See more details

Experience an unforgettable adventure with our Iceland Blue Lagoon & Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik. This tour is the perfect blend of natural wonders and cultural experiences, bringing together the best that Iceland has to offer. Your day begins with a visit to Geysir, where you'll witness the raw power of geothermal energy as water erupts from the earth. From there, we'll move on to the spectacular Gullfoss Waterfall, a sight that encapsulates the dramatic beauty of Icelandic landscapes. After a short break, we'll explore Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its extraordinary tectonic plates and rich historical significance.

Iceland Blue Lagoon
Iceland Blue Lagoon

The highlight of your day will undoubtedly be a visit to the world-renowned Blue Lagoon. Here, you can soak in mineral-rich waters, rejuvenate with a face mask, or simply float and admire the stunning surroundings. To enhance your experience, our bus offers free Wi-Fi, allowing you to share your memorable moments in real-time.

Our professional local guide will be with you every step of the way, providing insightful commentary and answering any questions you may have. We prioritize your comfort and convenience, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable journey. Experience the magic of Iceland and book your spot today. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of Icelandic culture and natural beauty.

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What to Expect

  • Experience the power of nature at Geysir, Iceland's famous hot spring that spectacularly ejects water into the air.
  • Witness the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall, a testament to Iceland's dramatic and awe-inspiring landscapes.
  • Step into history at Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its unique geological features and cultural significance.
  • Unwind in the world-renowned Blue Lagoon, soaking in its mineral-rich waters for an invigorating and revitalizing experience.
  • Learn from our professional local guide, offering insightful commentary and answers to all your queries.
  • Enjoy a hassle-free journey, thanks to our commitment to comfort and convenience throughout the tour.

Blue Lagoon & Golden Circle Tour Itinerary

Golden Circle Tour
Gullfoss Waterfall

Stop 1: Geysir

Begin your adventure at the Geysir geothermal area, home to the Strokkur geyser. Witness this natural phenomenon as it erupts up to 30 meters (98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes. This area is a testament to Iceland's volcanic activity, where the Earth's power is palpable. Learn about the geothermal processes that fuel these eruptions, creating a spectacular display against the stunning Icelandic landscape.

Stop 2: Gullfoss Waterfall

Continue to the magnificent Gullfoss, a highlight of the Golden Circle. The Hvítá River feeds this powerful waterfall, which plunges 32 meters (105 ft.) into a stunning three-step staircase formation. Experience the thunderous roar and feel the mist on your skin as you witness this spectacular natural wonder. Gullfoss, often adorned with rainbows in the sunlight, offers a breathtaking photographic opportunity.

Stop 3: Thingvellir National Park

Conclude your Golden Circle tour at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thingvellir National Park. This park is not only geologically significant, being the visible site of the diverging American and Eurasian tectonic plates, but also historically important as the location of Iceland's first parliament. Walk through the Rift Valley and immerse yourself in the unique landscape that tells stories of geological and political history.

Stop 4: Famous Blue Lagoon Iceland

The Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland's most iconic and visited attractions, offers a unique blend of relaxation and natural wonder, set against a backdrop of stunning volcanic landscapes. This geothermal spa, fueled by the warm waters from the nearby Svartsengi power plant, is renowned for its rich mineral content, particularly silica and sulfur, known for their healing properties.

Visitors from around the world flock to this magical destination to experience the therapeutic benefits of its warm, mineral-rich waters. The lagoon maintains a comfortable temperature year-round, making it a perfect retreat regardless of the season. Its steamy waters create an otherworldly ambiance, especially enchanting during the winter months when guests might catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights dancing above.

Beyond its natural allure, the Blue Lagoon offers a range of amenities designed to enhance the visitor experience. The Retreat Spa provides a more secluded, luxurious experience, where guests can unwind at their own pace, indulging in personalized treatments. The Lava Restaurant, set against the dramatic backdrop of the lagoon, offers gourmet dining that complements the natural setting.

What's Included?

  • Bus fare
  • National park entrance fee
  • Parking fees
  • Comfort admission ticket to the Blue Lagoon
  • Professional live local Guidance in English
  • Blue Lagoon Return Transfers
  • Free Wi-Fi on our bus


  • Lunch
  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratitude

Things to Know Before Booking

Before you embark on this unforgettable journey, here are some important things to keep in mind:

Iceland hot springs
  • Geothermal Activity: The tour includes visiting areas of significant geothermal activity. Expect to see steam rising from the ground and hot springs.
  • Blue Lagoon Website: For the most up-to-date information, it's recommended to visit the official Blue Lagoon website.
  • Hot Water: The Blue Lagoon is known for its warm water filled with minerals beneficial for the skin.
  • Swim and Bathing: Swimming is allowed in the Blue Lagoon. It's also a perfect place for bathing and floating in the mineral-rich waters.
  • Changing Rooms: Adequate changing rooms are provided for free. Remember to respect the maximum capacity of each changing room.
  • Check-In and Closing Time: Please check in at least half an hour before the closing time of the lagoon.
  • Hotel Pickup: The tour departs from Reykjavík and offers optional hotel pickup. Make sure to confirm your pick-up location and time.
  • Surrounding Area: Take time to explore the surrounding area of the Blue Lagoon, including the nearby town and countryside.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is included in the Blue Lagoon Comfort Package?

A: The Blue Lagoon Comfort Package includes entrance to the spa, a silica mud mask, a towel, and one drink of your choice.

Q: How long does the tour last?

A: The tour lasts for approximately 8 hours, departing from Reykjavík at around 9:00 AM and returning from the Blue Lagoon at 20:15.

Q: Is hotel pickup available?

A: Yes, the tour offers optional hotel pickup from Reykjavík. Please make sure to confirm your pick-up location and time.

Q: Do I need to pre-book the tour?

A: Due to the popularity of this destination, it's highly recommended to pre-book your day tour to secure your spot.

Q: What should I bring with me on the tour?

A: It is recommended to bring warm clothing suitable for outdoor activities, swimwear for the Blue Lagoon, and a camera to capture the breathtaking scenery.

Q: Can I swim in the Blue Lagoon?

A: Yes, swimming is allowed in the Blue Lagoon. The lagoon is also a perfect place for bathing and floating in the mineral-rich waters.

Q: Are there changing rooms available?

A: Yes, adequate changing rooms are provided free of charge at the Blue Lagoon. Please note that each changing room has a maximum capacity that should be respected.

Q: What other sites will we visit apart from the Blue Lagoon?

A: Besides the Blue Lagoon, the tour includes visits to the Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss Waterfall, and Thingvellir National Park.

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