The Golden watefall and the spouting spring.

The Golden watefall and the spouting spring.
Brahim Boutarhroucht

This very popular tour gives you the opportunity to experience Iceland in all its aspects; its history, its geological wonders, its rich cultural heritage and its natural beauty. To understand how Icelanders use of the geothermal heat, a visit to the Hellisheid Geothermal plant is included in this tour.

8:55 am: Pick up from accommodations in Reykjavik

During the tour, we visit:

- Thinvellir National Park, the site of Iceland's first parliament, established in 930, and the first site in the country to become a national park. Thingvellir was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004,

- Geysir geothermal area, where Strokkur spouts its hot water and steam up to 25-30 meters high,

- Gullfoss "Golden Waterfall", Iceland's and Europe's second most powerful waterfall

- Skalholt Church, the site of the first Episcopal see in the country, established in 1056. It had been an important religious, cultural and political center until 1785,

- Kerid crater, one of Iceland most visited craters

- Hellisheidi Geothermal power plant to understand how Icelanders use this natural heat to generate electricity and hot water by utilizing geothermal water and steam.

Back to Reykjavik.

Service details

  • 50 $ per Hour
  • Available Anytime
  • Duration: 8 Hour(s)
  • From 1 to 50 people
  • Starts at Reykjavik area

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  • Licensed Guide