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.