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Golden Circle City Break

Visit the land of fire and ice including the amazing Golden Circle tour

from$759

Book this popular City Break to one of Iceland’s top attractions, including flights, hotel and a full day tour of the awe-inspiring Golden Circle region!

This memorable holiday brings you to the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall and the famous geothermal area of Geysir. There you’ll marvel at Strokkur geyser spouting water and steam with amazing force every few minutes. You'll also visit Thingvellir National Park to explore the geologic rift between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates, and see the original site of the world’s oldest parliament, Alþingi. Did someone say tomatoes? On the way, you'll stop at Friðheimar where local Icelandic farmers grow tomatoes year-round using energy from geothermal heat under Iceland’s surface.

Add up to three additional nights in Iceland for even more free time to explore Reykjavík or wherever else your curiosity leads you. Let our exciting day tours lead the way!  

Included

  • Round-trip flights on Icelandair
  • All taxes, fees and fuel surcharges
  • Checked bag 23kg (50 lbs) and hand luggage 10kg (22 lbs)
  • Three nights (minimum) accommodation at your chosen hotel.
  • Breakfast included at selected hotels. Breakfast at Icelandair Hotels and Hilton Reykjavik Nordica available to purchase locally.
  • Golden Circle full day excursion. Pick up from your hotel or designated pick up point at 08:30.
  • Admission to Geysir multimedia show, and Friðheimar cultivation centre

Conditions 

  • Golden Circle City Break departures on sale through April 30, 2019, dependent on availability
    • Online offer only; advertised lead price per person is based on lowest available airfare and two persons sharing a standard guest room at Hotel Cabin for three night’s duration. Lead price travel period October - November 2018 on selected dates. Availability is limited. Price and departure day can vary depending on your Icelandair gateway.
    • Minimum stay in Iceland is three nights, with a maximum stay of seven nights
    • The first night is the overnight flight to Iceland on all vacation packages departing the United States and Canada
    • Not included with this holiday package: meals and services not mentioned in itinerary; Flybus airport transfers between Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik
    • Tour operators will not pick up or drop off passengers at hotels outside Reykjavík
    • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, can be submitted online.
    • Additional baggage and optional service fees may apply.
    • Terms and conditions, including changes and cancellations to your holiday, vary depending on your country of departure. Please refer to the applicable Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.

    Insurance

    Personal travel insurance is not included and is highly recommended. It can be arranged through Allianz Global Assistance for passengers originating in the United States and Canada.

    itinerary

    Day1

    Are you excited to visit Iceland? Time to board your Icelandair flight for the overnight to our hub at Keflavík International Airport! Keep your eyes peeled in the winter as you just may see the northern lights dancing beside you!

    Day2

    Welcome to Iceland! Check in at your hotel in Reykjavik and get comfortable for your stay in Iceland. Take a stroll and explore the charm and allure of Old Town Reykjavik and enjoy the Nordic vibe of the world’s northernmost capital. There's plenty of lovely restaurants to choose from for a bite to eat. Check out one of the many tours available for booking, including whale watching and horse riding. 

    Day3

    Day at your own leisure. Customize your trip with engaging day tours, from the ethereal waters of the Blue Lagoon to snowmobiling on Icelandic glaciers or going whale watching. You’ll also have time to enjoy the cozy cafes and lively local nightlife that Reykjavik is so famous for.

    Day4

    Today you venture out on the Golden Circle tour, including a visit to the world-famous Geysir geothermal area, exploding geysers and pools of mud bubble. It also takes you to see Gullfoss, the queen of Iceland's waterfalls. Finally, but no less spectacular is a visit to the Thingvellir National Park, the original site of the world’s oldest existing parliament. The Great Atlantic rift is clearly visible in the park, slowly pulling Iceland apart along tectonic plates. Hotel pick up at 08:30 hours.

    Day5

    Bid farewell to Iceland (for now!) before heading to Keflavik for your return flight home on Icelandair!

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