Quick info

Tour name: The Golden Circle

Duration: About 7 hours

Physical rating: Easy

Pick up available - Not included in price

Departure from Gljúfrabúi base. Road 249

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, which 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 continue on to Gullfoss waterfall, which many Icelander´s call the Queen of all Waterfalls here in the land of ice and snow.

What to bring

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Head-wear
  • Gloves 
  • Lunch
  • Appropriate hiking boots/shoes are required