Unique way to enjoy the Icelandic sights

The Golden Circle is the classic Icelandic day trip, which includes the erupting hot spring Strokkur at Geysir geothermal area, the magnificent waterfall Gullfoss and historic national park Þingvellir. With the aid of Enterprise car rental, you can drive the Golden Circle with the comfort of a pre-planned GPS route.

Your convenience and comfort is ensured by offering the choice of three types of cars, depending on your preferences. The cars are outfitted with all the necessary safety gear, with Icelandic winter weather in mind - included is also information about the places you will see.

Available car types:
Small - Toyota Yaris or similar
Medium - VW Golf or similar
SUV - Kia Sportage or similar

You have the freedom to explore at your own pace. We can recommend various additional stops on the way for example: • The wonderful Laugarvatn Fontana Wellness where you relax in various hot tubs and steam baths naturally heated by Icelandic hot springs.
• Vígðalaug – the “Blessed Pool.
• Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation centre is one of Iceland’s biggest greenhouses. You are able to learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes with the aid of geothermal heat which Iceland has in abundance and have a meal in the greenhouse.
• An adventures snowmobile ride on Langjökull glacier.
• Faxi waterfall which is often filled with salmon during the summer.
•Kerið a volcanic crater lake.

Where you will stop during the tour:

•Þingvellir
• Geysir
• Gullfoss

What you can see along the way (weather permitting): •Volcanoes: Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull, Vestman Islands, Hengilsvæðið.
• Glaciers: Langjökull, Eyjafjallajökull, Tindafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, and several glacier snouts.
• Waterfalls: Gullfoss, Öxi, Faxi.
• Lakes: Þingvallavatn, Laugarvatn, Apavatn.
• Geysers and hot springs: Geysir, Strokkur, Smiður og Litli Strokkur.
• Heaths: Mosfellsheiði, Lyngdalsheiði, Haukadalsheiði, Fertile farmland and mossy lava fields.
• Coastlines: Kambabrún, view towards south coast in several places, Westman Islands.
• Mountains & Mountain ridge: Esja, Hengill, Vífilfell, Bláfjöll, Ingólfsfjall, Bláfell, Skjaldbreiður, Jarlhettur.

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Tour availability

All year 1 JAN 31 DEC

Available days:

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Tour details

Duration: 24 hours

Departures:
Remember to dress according to weather.
Warm clothes, waterproof jacket and sturdy shoes are recommended (Bring winter hat, scarf, mittens/gloves and warm socks for colder days).
Camera or a mobile phone with a camera.

Tour ID: RED01

What's included

  • Car rental for 24 hours
  • GPS navigation system
  • Pick up is operated by Enterprise Rent-A-Carr

Additional information:

A valid driver's licence & a credit card are required.
Included in the rental is a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) with a non-deductible amount of 300.000 ISK. Additional coverages can be purchased at the rental counter.
Fuel not include

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Geysir

Geysir

The great geyser at Geysir first began spouting in the 14th century and all the others around the world are named after it. Despite being dormant its successor, the hot spring Strokkur pleases visitors by shooting a column of water into to the air every 4 – 8 minutes.

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