Golden Circle And Green Energy Minibus Tour From Reykjavik

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Please be at your pickup location at 8am. Pick up can take up to 30 minutes so you will be picked up between 8am and 8:30am.
  • Departure Details :
    Your Hotel or Guesthouse in Reykjavik (no pickup from private apartments or AirBnb) , Note! City regulations do not allow us to pick up directly from hotels downtown. You will be asked to go to the .. read more
  • Return Details :
    We offer drop-off at the original departure point.

Overview

Join us for a unique Golden Circle tour with a visit to the geothermal Energy Exhibition at Hellisheii Power Plant! Intimate and comfortable experience guaranteed, as there are maximum 18 people travelling with you in a minibus.On this 8-hour guided green energy tour you will be taken tothe pearls of the Golden Circle: Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area and Faxi waterfall. In addition to this essential Icelandic experience you will visit the largest power plant in Iceland, Hellisheii, where you will learn what makes Iceland a world leader in the use of geothermal energy. You will examine this issue in a clear and fascinating manner: not only through professional guiding but also due to modern, interactive multimedia technology used: earthquake simulator, wall displays, visual explanations, turbines presentations and much more. Join us now!

Highlights

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Pickup starts at 8:00am from yourReykjavik hotel then departs from the Harpa Concert Hall in downtown Reykjavk at 8:30am. The first stop will be the geothermal power plant, Hellisheiarvirkjun, where you will be shown around their exhibition and learn about earthquakes, eruptions and geothermal energy.
Then head to Faxi waterfall and its fresh water. If you are lucky you can see salmon traveling up or down the fish ladder. The next stop will beGeysir hot spring area where the geyser Strokkur spouts water up to 65 feet (20 meters) up in the air. From Geysir it takes less than 10 minutes to Gullfoss waterfall where melt water from the glacier Langjkull flows down a deep canyon forming the waterfall. The lunch stop can be either at Geysir or Gullfoss (at own expense).

The last stop of the day is at Thingvellir National Park where the old Viking parliament was situated and where the two tectonic plates that Iceland lies on are slowly drifting apart.

Return toReykjavk will be around 5:00pm andyour guide will drop you off as close to your hotel as possible.

Inclusions

  • Round excursion in a minibus
  • Pickup and drop-off for selected hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik
  • Professional guidance in English (guiding in German on Saturdays from May 1st)
  • Admission to the Geothermal Exhibition at Hellisheii Power Plant

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Bathroom fees

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

Please dress appropriately: warm and waterproof clothing and good shoes are recommended as weather in Iceland can be very changeable and unpredictable.

Important: Guiding in German available on Saturdays from May 1st.