Golden Circle Afternoon
Most popular sights in Iceland
The Grand Golden Circle tour takes you to the most popular sights where you can experience the three highlights of the south west of Iceland:
Geysir geothermal area where the most active hot spring Strokkur spouting steaming water up to 30 meters into the air every 8 minutes
Gullfoss or the “Golden Falls“ is an iconic waterfall of Iceland – located in the glacial river Hvítá. The water plummets in two steps down into the 32 meters deep crevice.
Þingvellir National Park is a historical and geological wonder, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of few centimeters per year. Þingvellir was accepted on the UNESCO World Heritage list for its cultural values in 2004.
Additionally, the tour includes a visit to the volcanic crater lake Kerið – the crater itself is oval, about 270 m long, 170 m wide and 55 m deep.
- Volcanic crater Kerið (entrance fee included)
- The farming districts of the South
- Faxi waterfall
- Spectacular Geysir area
- Gullfoss waterfall
- Thingvellir National Park,
- including the rift-valley and the Rock of Law, the site of the first Viking parliament.