Golden Circle private jeep tour from Reykjavik
- Thingvellir National Park
- Oxararfoss waterfall
- Strokkur geyser
- Gullfoss waterfall
All about the trip
This tour will show you the best spots of Iceland.
Our first destination is Thingvellir, where the oldest parliament in the world was founded in 930 AD. It is one of two sites on Earth where it is possible to observe the effects of two major tectonic plates drifting apart. There you will see the beautiful waterfall Oxararfoss. Thingvellir National Park and the waterfall Oxararfoss have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Next, we will drive on to the valley Haukadalur where we will see the world famous geothermal area where the geyser Strokkur erupts every few minutes. The usual height of the water eruption is 15-20 meters, but it can sometimes reach a height of around 40 meters. After enjoying this phenomenal area with all its beauty, we can get lunch at a local restaurant. You are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch if you wish.
After our lunch break, we will visit the Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most spectacular waterfalls. The flow of water in this massive river Hvitá is on average 140m³/s in the summer, but around 80m³/s in the winter so you will really feel the tremendous power of the waterfall when standing close to it. From Gullfoss, we will head back to Reykjavik again.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off
- English speaking guide
What is not included in the price
- Food and drinks
We highly recommend that you get good personal insurance when you take part in adventurous tours and expeditions like this one.
Make sure you follow all instructions or restrictions while standing close to the waterfall for your own safety.
This activity is organised by Iceland backcountry travel, Urdarvegur 27, Isafjordur, 400, Iceland, +354 8612845, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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