Join this premium Golden Circle tour with extra stops at the Secret Lagoon and enjoy lunch (included) inside the tomato greenhouse of Friðheimar Farm. This popular region is rich with history and boasts powerful waterfalls, geothermal hot pools, erupting geysers, separating continental plates, as well as delicious food production, all on Reykjavik’s doorstep.
This tour begins when you are picked up and driven out of Reykjavik and head straight to warm up and soak in the natural hot springs of the Secret Lagoon, Iceland's oldest natural swimming pool. You will be there early when it is quietest, allowing you to truly relax and soak in the magic of this wonderful geothermal pool. This is a perfect way to charge up for the adventure of the day.
Afterwards, you will enjoy a unique lunch inside the tomato greenhouse farm Friðheimar, where they produce over one tonne of tomatoes each day, throughout the year, utilising the country's geothermal heat. You will be able to try their famous tomato soup, ravioli pasta or a grilled tortilla pizza, homemade bread, as well as hot beverages. This is an amazinga nd unique experience whilst in Iceland. Lunch is included in the price of this tour.
Next you will see the classic sites of the Golden Circle, in reverse order to avoid the crowds. Firstly, you'll get to witness the force of Gullfoss, one of Iceland's most powerful waterfalls. On sunny days, rainbows appear in the mist of this golden hued waterfall.
From there, it is only a short drive to see the wonders of the geothermal area of Geysir, the original exploding geyser, and its surrounding steam vents. You will see Strokkur erupt several times.
Finally, you can drive onto the famous Þingvellir National Park. This National Park holds historical and geological significance, and Þingvellir is the original site of the longest-running parliament in the world, where many of Iceland’s most important decisions were made. It is also a place of incredible beauty, sitting in the rift valley of the separating North American and Eurasian tectonic plates.
From there, it’s a short drive back into town, reaching Reykjavik in time for dinner.
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Towels can be rented from the Secret Lagoon for 500 ISK.
Included menu items at Friðheimar are Tomato soup or Tortilla Pizza. Other options for lunch are available at Friðheimar, as well as delicious drink and dessert options.