Golden Circle Tour
The Golden Circle tour is one of Iceland’s most visited attraction and is an instant classic. You will visit more spectacular places on this tour. This is a journey that you have to do when you are visiting Iceland. We will drive thru beautiful areas and lava fields.
You get your own private vehicle with your private driver, who will take care of you during the entire tour.
Departure according to your request
Duration: 8 hours
Free pick up and drop of
Þingvellir National Park, UNESCO world heritage site. In the area is Iceland‘s largest lake and the place where the tectonic plates of North America and Eurasia split and drift apart. Þingvellir is also the birth place of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth and the Alþingi assembly, where Iceland’s most powerful leaders met to decide on legislation and carry out brutal viking-age justice.
Laugarvatn is a small village by a lake with the same name. In spite of being a small village it’s rich of history and culture.
Gullfoss waterfall, created by the river Hvítá, which tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 33 m (109 ft.) deep into the narrow Hvítárgljúfur Canyon. At Gullfoss waterfall you can take a short walk at the pathway and get right up close to this powerful waterfall and feel the mist of glacial water on your face.
Geysir geothermal area where the geyser shoots a column of water up to 25 metres (84 ft.) into the air every 4-6 minutes in a thrilling display of nature’s forces. This area is an impressive collage of bubbling mud pools and hissing steam vents.
The Faxi waterfall is located on the Tungufljót river. Faxi is about 12 kilometres from Geysir and 8 kilometres from Skalholt. The waterfall is full of salmon and is a popular spot for fishing. Kayaking in the waterfall is forbidden.
Skáholt Church is the next stop on the way back to Reykjavik. Skálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. From 1056 until 1785, it was one of Iceland's cultural and political center.
View the website: www.sagatrail.is/en/museums/skalholt
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Fontana Geothermal Baths is located in Laugavatn area. A unique experience of the healing powers of the geothermal springs. Soak in a natural pool, listen to the bubbling hot spring in the steam room. View the website:
The Secret Lagoon is located in a small town called Flúðir in the Southern Region. It is about 1 hour drive from Geysir.
Kerið. Volcano Crater lake. The crater Kerið was formed about 6,500 years ago and lies at the northern end of a row of craters. It is oval, about 270 m long, 170 m wide and 55 m deep. View the website: http://kerid.is/category/english/