This is a basic itinerary followed by the famous Golden Circle Tour From Reykjavik -
Stop At: Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir, South Region
Head first to Thingvellir National Park with your guide. Known locally as Althingi, the institution stands today as the oldest of its kind in the world, but that is not the only reason its such a special place. It is here, in the Thingvellir National Park, that the mighty tectonic plates of North America and Europe meet.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Gullfoss, Blaskogabyggd, South Region
Continue on to the impressive Gullfoss waterfall, widely considered to be one of Iceland's most beautiful sights. Gullfoss is fed by the Hvt River, which tumbles down dramatically over a series of rocky steps into deep plunge pools below. Marvel at the falls power and perhaps take a moment to capture the views on camera.
Duration: 1 hour
Journey on to the Haukadalur geothermal area, where the hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur await. Discover impressive geothermal features such as bubbling mud pools, and marvel at the Strokkur geysers regular eruptions.
Duration: 45 minutes