Come along on this fun-filled journey to see Iceland's essential sightseeing stops, Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss waterfall, collectively known as the Golden Circle. Those wanting to see the best of Iceland in a small group, should not miss this opportunity.
After being picked up in Reykjavík, your Golden Circle tour starts with a stop at Þingvellir National Park, where Iceland's parliament, Alþingi, was formed in 930 AD. Here you will see the beautiful, powerful and dramatic landscape, draped in history with many landmarks and notable points relating to the Viking heritage of Iceland.
Next up is the grand waterfall Gullfoss. There, you'll get a real sense of how powerful the Icelandic nature can be as you watch freezing glacial water from the river Hvítá plunge down 32 metres into an ancient canyon. You'll have plenty time to take in this majestic waterfall and walk around to the falls' many viewing platforms to see this beautiful cascade from different angles.
Shortly after, you will visit the Geysir area where you can stroll through this geothermal wonderland and see the hot spring Strokkur erupt every few minutes, shooting boiling water many metres in the air. Make sure to keep your camera on hand, so you don't miss the geyser go off.
Before returning to Reykjavík, you will be treated to a stop at Faxi waterfall, where you can marvel at this hidden gem which is located in the tranquil countryside. Perhaps your expert guide will even tell you ghost story from this area. Who knows?
Throughout the day, you will get the opportunity to take a look at and learn about the Icelandic horse, a unique and vital creature to Iceland's development. There might also be bonus stops and photo opportunities along the way. Each tour is unique and aims to leave all guests with the best possible memories of Iceland.
Book now for an exciting day of natural wonders, historical trivia and Icelandic culture. Check availability by choosing a date.