Your first stop of the day is at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thingvellir National Park. Take a walk into the rift valley between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, and learn about one of the world's first parliaments, the Al-thing one of the oldest parliaments in the World created in 930 BC.
Next, continue heading eastward over the small mountain pass, Lyngdalsheidi, toward the town of Laugarvatn, which lies within the Golden Circle. We will Keep moving along to the amazing waterfall Gullfoss which is known as the iconic waterfall of Iceland,
There will also be an opportunity to pick up some lunch (own expense) at the on-site cafe, just a 10-minute drive away from Gulfoss, or Geyser - the geothermal area with the famous hot spouting Geyser named Strokkur.
Walk around the colorful area surrounded by hot springs with names like The Blower, Litli Geysir, The Handyman, and The Bucket. After that, pay a short visit to the small but beautiful waterfall Faxi (or Vatnsleysufoss). The waterfall is located on the Tungufljt river.
We will do some extra stops to visit The Icelandic horse and the Beautiful waterfall Faxi.
Afterward, drive south and stop at Kerid, a 6,000-year-old volcanic crater lake located in the Grmsnes area. It's one of several crater lakes in the area, known as Iceland's Western Volcanic Zone. The caldera, like the other volcanic rock in the area, is composed of a red (rather than black) volcanic rock. a small fee of $4 to enter the area as this is a private area.
From here, ride back toward Reykjavik. The day finishes with a drop-off at a designated bus stop.
Please note: Hotel pickups for this 6-7 hour tour around the Golden Circle take place between 9:30 a.m. and 10:10 a.m., with the aim to leave Reykjavik by about 10:15 a.m.