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Day Tours & Excursions in Reykjavik

Jan, 07 | |

Reykjavik Tours & Excursions

Reykjavik is always the delight of many travellers across the world. Most tourists who find their way to the country decide on staying in the capital city all through their vacation days. There are lots of excursions and tours worth taking whenever you are in this city. Exploring some of the magnificent attractions in a day promises to be fun and exciting. If you don’t have much time to spend on your visit to Reykjavik and would like to experience lovely moment in a day, here are some day tours and excursions you can choose from. Some of these excursions can be offered using buses, Super Jeeps or in private cars.

Tour Services

Reykjavik Excursions LogoA legendary tour operator that offers a wide variety of bus tours all around Iceland. All RE busses are equipped with FREE WIFI.
Extreme Iceland LogoSingle day and multi-day tours in every corner of Iceland. You can also book private tours if you prefer being in a smaller group.
Iceland Excursions LogoActivities, daytours and even trips to Greenland. Iceland Excurcions is part of Gray Line.
Iceland Travel LogoThemed packages, daytours and very helpful tour guides - all for a convenient price.


The Golden Circle tour takes you to some of the natural historic places and the most iconic landmarks in the country. Going on this tour makes you more knowledgeable about the history and culture of Iceland. The tour takes you around some of the top sites in Reykjavik beginning from the Þingvellir National Park, the birthplace of the parliament of Iceland. The visit continues with Geysir hot spring area, where you will find bubbling mud pools and erupting hot springs. The tour finally stops at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, where visitors can experience the power and beauty of Mother Nature.


This tour goes through the Þingvellir National Park and continues to Efsti-Dalur, a place where visitors can have dinner at the exotic farm restaurants. From here, the tour continues to Langjökull, the second largest glacier in Iceland. After this trip, guest will be better acquainted with the historical past of Iceland, the Northern lights and the glacier itself. The highland Northern Lights tour will spring up memories that will linger for a very long time.


This day tour allows you enjoy some of the best and finest geological attraction in Iceland. The tour starts with a trip to the Blue Lagoon and next to the Grindavik fishing village. The next stop after Grindavik will be at the Krysuvik geothermal area, where visitors can enjoy fun filled moments walking through the boiling mud pools. Afterwards, the tour proceeds to Lake Kleifarvatn, which stands as the largest and deepest lake on Reykjanes peninsula.


The trip from Reykjavik to Skaftafell will allow you experience the finest natural wonders in Iceland. Skaftafell is one of the natural wonders and stands out as a major tourist attraction in the country. Here you will be able to see Hyannadalshnjukur, considered the highest mountain in Iceland towering about 2110. Skaftafell national Park is also home to Svartifoss, a beautiful waterfall in the country surrounded by basalt columns. Lots of hiking opportunities and walking trail awaits you on this approximately 4 hour tour. Things to bring for this tour include hiking boots, headwear, rain gear, gloves and most importantly, warm clothing.


The Blue Lagoon is one of the major draws for tourist in Iceland. Between the geothermal hot spots and the lava fields, tourists will experience a great feeling of life and relaxation that this beautiful place has to offer. A tour to the Blue Lagoon offers you the opportunity to relax, take a dip in the warm waters and enjoy a spa treatment after the day’s adventure.


For a chance to see several species of whale, consider going on a whale watching tour. This is one of the activities that draws millions of tourists into the city annually. The tour starts at Reykjavik’s old harbour. Among the incredible water creatures to see include the Minke whales, Humpback whales, Dolphin, Porpoises and much more. While on board, guests will be offered light refreshments, hot drinks and special suits for warmth and comfort. Tour guides will tell you a lot about your trip and let you know the exact spot to see these whales. No place on earth can you get this life time opportunity of seeing a whale, except in Reykjavik.


If you want to have a fine dining experience, the Reykjavik Dinner cruise is one of the best tours to be on. It is a luxury dinner cruise best enjoyed with loved ones. It also offers guest a chance to sample delectable local dishes prepared colorfully by one of Iceland’s greatest chefs. While on the cruise, guests are treated to a luxurious dinner, enjoy spectacular views of the midnight sun and listening to live music. Watching the stunning colors of Harpa Concert Hall from the ocean promises to be an enjoyable experience. Remember to bring your camera along.

So, if you find yourself in Reykjavik, make sure you make reservations for any of these day tours and excursion. Reykjavik is a year round destination and offers something for all ages.

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