Afternoon Golden Circle Tour Highlights
Our Afternoon Golden Circle Tour includes visiting: Thingvellir National Park – Gullfoss Waterfall – Geysir Geothermal Area
Our first stop is at the National Park Þingvellir, also a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the parliament of Iceland was founded during viking times the year 930. Þingvellir is also famous for its continental rift separating the Eurasia Plate and the North American Plate.
Our next stop is at one of Europe‘s largest waterfall Gullfoss, originating from the river Hvitá river in the southwest Iceland and with the height of 32 meters.
Our next visit is at a geothermal area of Haukadal valley home to the Geysir and Strokkur. This hot spring area has been active for around 10,000 years. The name Geysir is originally from this Geysir with boiling water eruptions up to 50 meters when it erupts. Next to Geysir is Strokkur erupting every five minutes with boiling water erupting up to 30 meters. This hot spring area is also an earthquake active area.
With this tour, you will have seen the unmissable part of Iceland.
- Duration: 6 hours
- Departure: Before departure remember to dress warmly.
- Main guidance: English
- Bus fare
- English guided tour
- Pick up at specific location 45 min before departure
Iceland is a volcano island and has rough climate. It has extraordinary nature. Every visitor should prepare themselves for various adventures with colorful climate. The nature in Iceland is both ice cold and hot like a fire. Iceland has ice and gravel roads in the highlands. The sun in the spring and summer is strong. When you go to our glaciers bring your sunglasses since the sunlight reflects from the snow and ice. Wear warm and good shoes and dress warmly. The weather can be both warm and cold the same day. Iceland is a country of extremes. You will enjoy it and love. Be prepared for an exciting trip. This is the land of ice and fire.