girl posing in front of the Kerid volcano crater
Bruarfoss waterfall
lake thingvellir national park
sunset with geyser strokkur erupting
people watching the rainbow at the waterfall
Thingvellir in winter
person seated observing the crater of the Kerid volcano
people around the geyser
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Golden Circle tour Small Group

Golden Circle Day tour in minibus from Reykjavik including Bruarfoss Waterfall & Kerid Volcanic Crater

Available all year round 📅

1 day
Starts: From the meeting point in Reykjavík between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m.
Ends: At the same meeting point at 5:00 p.m.
Free cancellation!


The Golden Circle tour Small Group guided tour is ideal to visit Thingvellir National Park and the most famous waterfalls in Iceland: Bruarfoss Waterfall and Gullfoss Waterfall. In addition, you will visit the geothermal area of Geysir with the Strokkur geyser that you can appreciate its eruption of 40 meters every five minutes. Finally, you will visit the volcanic crater of Kerid and its contrasting colors. And all in the company of a professional guide.

Are you up for it? Here are all the details:

Tour details


  • Guide in English
  • Minibus transportation with Wi-Fi
  • Additional fees for Bruarfoss and Kerid Volcano

Not included

  • Food
  • Drink

Important information

⚠️ There is no minimum age to do the tour, however Howlanders recommends the activity to travelers from 6 years old.

❄️ The itinerary may change due to weather conditions and it is possible that the schedule may be changed due to low daylight on winter days.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 48 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Golden Circle tour Small Group

Difficulty: low

Duration: 8 hours

Pick up in Reykjavík 🚌

The Golden Circle tour Small Group tour will start at 9:00 am with pick-up at the meeting point. Once the whole group is there, you will set off for this unforgettable day of adventure along Iceland's most famous route: the Golden Circle.

Thingvellir National Park

The first stop will be at Thingvellir National Park, where Iceland's first parliament was established and which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have the opportunity to walk and explore the surroundings on your own and see the rift that divides the Eurasian and North American continental plates.

Thingvellir National Park

Bruarfoss Waterfall

Afterwards you will visit the Bruarfoss Waterfall, known as the bluest waterfall in Iceland. You will be impressed by the contrast of sapphire blue color with the darkness of the lava rocks.

Geysir geothermal area

Next, you will make a stop at Geysir in the Haukadalur valley. The Strokkur geyser erupts every few minutes and at a height of 40 meters, so you won't miss this spectacle.

people around the Strokkur geyser

Gullfoss Waterfall

The last stop will be at one of Iceland's most famous waterfalls: the Golden Waterfall. If the day is sunny, you will be able to see the Langjökull glacier in the distance and enjoy a rainbow in the mist of the waterfall Get your camera out and capture this moment! 📷

Gullfoss waterfall in winter

Kerid Volcanic Crater

On the way back, you will stop at Kerid, a volcanic crater known for its vibrant contrast of colors. This crater is 6,500 years old and is, without a doubt, the perfect detour from the Golden Circle. Kerid is part of the Western Volcanic Zone that includes the Reykjanes Peninsula and the Langjökull Glacier, making it one of the three most recognizable volcanic craters in Iceland. Around 17:00 you will be back in Reykjavík where this magnificent day on the Golden Circle tour Small Group will end.

Kerid volcanic crater

What to bring to Golden Circle tour Small Group

  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof clothing
  • Hiking boots

Questions & Answers

  • Can the tour be cancelled due to bad weather?

    Yes, in this case we will offer you an alternative date or a full refund.

  • Is there a lunch stop?

    Yes, during the tour you will stop at gas stations and small stores where you can buy snacks and drinks. Also, at lunchtime you will stop at places where there are hot food options.

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