Golden Circle & Green Energy
DAY TOUR – In addition to the classic Golden Circle route, learn about hot springs, green energy, volcanoes and more.
The Golden Circle is one of the most popular day tours offered in Iceland. It includes famous places like Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park. On this day tour you´ll get everything a typical Golden Circle route includes but we do more. We make extra stops that are usually overlooked and we will also visit a geothermal energy exhibition.
– The beautiful, but often forgotten, waterfall Faxi.
– The famous Gullfoss where you can walk up to the waterfall.
– Thingvellir National Park, Iceland´s oldest national park.
– The volcanic crater lake, Kerið.
– The Geysir area where the hot spring, Strokkur, erupts regularly.
The first stop of the day is by Hellisheiði geothermal plant, where we will visit the before mentioned gerothermal energy exhibition. You will learn about energy utilization, hot springs, volcanoes and more throught multimedia shows and guidance.
Our next stops will include the volcanic crater lake Kerið, Faxi waterfall, the Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall and the historic Thingvellir National Park. During the tour, our guides will tell you stories about strange Icelanders, the history of Iceland and life in general. Our guides will do their very best to answer all questions you might have and make this a memorable day.
8:50 AM every day. Be ready for pick up in your hotel or guesthouses about 30 minutes before the said departure.
24th, 25th, 30th Dec. January 1st
Bus tour, guide, and entrance fee at Geo thermal visitors center. Pick up and drop of at accommodation in Reykjavík.
Meals and beverage. You can either bring packed lunch or buy at Gullfoss cafe.
Thermal or warm clothes is highly recommended. Iceland’s weather can be erratic, therefore you should always be ready with waterproof jacket and pants as well as thermal clothing.