Geysir, Gullfoss and ATV
Enjoy a daytour to Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall and some Quad biking with Arctic Adventures
This is a combo trip with Arctic Adventures. First you will be visiting Hellisheidi mountain and do some ATV / Quad biking on Yamaha 700 cc bikes. Then you will head to Gullfoss waterfall and on the way back we will visit Geysir geothermal area and the national park Thingvellir. This tour is available directly from Reykjavik City.
Quad biking at Hellisheidi mountain
The first stop will be at Hellisheidi mountain where we will try out our Yamaha 700 cc bikes. We will race around dormant volcanos and lava fields – a real wonder if you want to see Icelandic nature. We will then jump into the jeep again and drive through the 1000 river mountain track on our super jeep, crossing rivers many times over and over again.
We will drive through the South Iceland on our way to Gullfoss waterfall – a 32 meter high “golden” waterfall. A real beauty well known all over the world. At Gullfoss we will have some lunch before driving to Geysir geothermal area.
Geysir geothermal area
Next stop – only 10 km from Gullfoss waterfall – is the mother of all Geysers around the world. It is a area with variety of geothermal pools and the most famous one is Strokkur that is erupting hot spring, that will go off every 5 minutes or so. For sure one of the highlights of your visit to Iceland.
Thingvellir national park
From Geysir we head to Lyngdalsheidi on our way to the national park Thingvellir. At the national park you can see one of only two tectonic rift valleys in the whole world. It is created by the continental plates of USA and Europe that are slowly drifting couple of cm apart each year. Thingvellir is also known for being UNESCO´s cultural world heritage site and it is were the Vikings held their parliament some thousand years ago. We will walk through Almannagja canony and get a good feel for the beautiful place. After Thingvellir we will drive back to Reykjavik and you could head out for a walk or do another jeep tour to see the Northern lights.