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Frequently Asked Questions

About Sightseeing Tours in Iceland

Sightseeing Tours explore all corners of Iceland, allowing you to witness the vast array of natural landscapes and features that make this country a unique travel destination. The most popular travel trails around the island are the Golden Circle, the Diamond Circle and the South Coast sightseeing routes, but there are many more options.

1. What are the major attractions on the Golden Circle sightseeing route?

The three major sites visited on the Golden Circle sightseeing tours are Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir geothermal area.

2. What are the major attractions on the South Coast sightseeing route?

Along the South Coast, guests can expect to see the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, the black sand beach Reynisfjara, Skaftafell Nature Reserve and the “Crown Jewel of Iceland”, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. There are, however, two types of South Coast tours; ones that take you all the way to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, and others that do not take you so far east and turn back to Reykjavík after stopping at Reynisfjara black sand beach. For details, please check the highlights of each tour.

3. What are the major attractions on the Diamond Circle sightseeing route?

The four major stops on the Diamond Circle sightseeing tours are Husavik, Asbyrgi Canyon, Lake Myvatn and Dettifoss Waterfall, all of which are situated in North Iceland. Diamond Circle sightseeing tours depart from Akureyri. 

4. How long will guests have at each attraction? 

It largely depends on the stop, but at each attraction, guests can expect 10-60 minutes to take photographs and appreciate the scenery.

5. Is lunch included?

Unless otherwise specified, lunch is not included on Sightseeing Tours, though there is a half hour break to purchase food or eat a packed lunch.

6. What time of year do the Sightseeing Tours operate?

Sightseeing tours operate the year round. Northern Lights sightseeing tours can only be undertaken during the winter months and Midnight Sun sightseeing tours can only be taken during summertime.

7. Which language will your tour guide speak?

All tour guides speak fluent English. If you wish to partake in a tour with another language, please contact your tour provider directly.

8. Will I be able to be picked up and dropped off at my accommodation?

The majority of operators pick up from all major hotels and guesthouses in the Reykjavik. However, those staying at AirBnbs or private accommodation must travel to the tour meeting point themselves.

9. Can I sign up for a Sightseeing Tour if I am a solo passenger?

Of course! Let us know and we will fit you onto a tour that suits you.

10. What type of vehicle will we be using on the tour?

The type of vehicle used depends on the Sightseeing Tour you choose to partake in. You could be looking at the attractions from a minibus or from a luxury coach.

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