The Golden Circle

Tour Number

Activity Level

563958


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. If your children require a special child seat please let us know in advance. Bear in mind that the childseat may also limit the space for other passengers

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Danish (fluent), English (fluent), German (conversational), Swedish (advanced), Italian (basic), Norwegian (fluent)

Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss, The Golden Waterfall


This is a must daytour if you haven't visited Iceland before. In one day you see the National park Thingvellir, From there we drive to the Geysir Geothermal area where you have the opportunity to see an erupting hotspring. The Golden Waterfall, Gullfoss, iis next and heading back we visit Solheimar, a remarkable community where sustainability has been practised for nearly 90 years. Our last stop is at the volcanic crater Kerid created in an explosion some 3500 years ago.

Itinerary

The tour starts with me picking you up at 8. 30 at your hotel in the Reykjavik area. We head out to the Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, because of its unique geology, the only place in the world where it's possible to see the result of two continents, North America and Eurasia, gradually drifting apart. It is also the site of the oldest parliament in world, The Viking Parliament, established in the 10th century. We then drive to the Geothermal area of Geysir where nearly 100C° hot water bubbles out of the ground. The erupting hotspring Strokkur is the favorite. The Golden Waterfall, Gullfoss, iis our next stop, a national treasure, protected by law since 1978. We then visit the remarkable community at Sólheimar, where people of various ablilities have been liviing a sustainable lifestyle for nearly 90 years. Their art and craft is on display as well as homemade refreshments. Our last stop is the volcanic crater Kerid, created in an enormous explosion 3500 years ago.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 7 hours

The weather in Iceland is always unpredictable both in summer and winther. It is advisable to keep at hand, some rain- and windproof clothing, and gloves and hats. Good shoes are also recommended. In the winther I will provide spikes that can easily be put on your shoes if the ground is slippery and/or icy.

Transportation

My vehicle is a top of the line luxurious new Toyota Landcruiser,,with leather interior, that seats up 6 passengers, 4 adults and two youngsters, with AC, and WiFi and all possible accessories A clean, powerful car, modified for driving in all conditions, with plenty of luggage space. See photos 42-44 in my photogallery.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Admission to the area of Kerið, the volcanic crater on the Golden Circle. The use of icespikes for your shoes and walking/hiking sticks if neccessary.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks
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    Tour Price

    1190 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    563958


    Categories

    Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. If your children require a special child seat please let us know in advance. Bear in mind that the childseat may also limit the space for other passengers

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Danish (fluent), English (fluent), German (conversational), Swedish (advanced), Italian (basic), Norwegian (fluent)

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