The Golden Circle is one of Iceland´s most famous highlights. We will go for a walk at the beautiful Thingvellir National Park and UNESCO Heritage site. The scenery here is amazing no matter the weather! We will get a close look at how the tectonic plates drifted apart and where the first settlers of Iceland founded the world´s oldest parliament Althingi in the year 930. Then we continue to the geysers area with the famous Geysir which all other geysers are named after. Here we’ll see the lively geyser Strokkur erupt roughly every 5-10 minutes, wich can reaching a height up to 25 meters and we’ll also have a look at the other geothermal features around it. From there we will contine on to Gullfoss waterfall, wich many Icelander´s call the Queen of all Waterfalls here in the land of ice and snow.
We then continue to the geysers area with the famous Geysir which all other geysers are named after. Here we’ll see the lively geyser Strokkur erupt roughly every 5-10 minutes and reach a height up to 25 meters along with observing the other geothermal features of the area. From there we'll head up to Gullfoss waterfall, which many Icelander´s call the Queen of Waterfalls!
The Golden Circle is without a doubt one of Iceland's most famous highlights.
Tour highlights: Þingvellir national park, Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall and more...
Meeting point is at Brú Base, road 249. 5 minutes further than Seljalandsfoss.
Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear, gloves and snacks. Good hiking shoes are recommended!