Reykjavik: Golden Circle, Friðheimar, & Sky Lagoon Day Trip

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Experience the beauty of Iceland's Golden Circle on a guided day trip from Reykjavik. Discover Thingvellir National Park and explore Geysir before relaxing with breathtaking views at the Sky Lagoon.

Highlights

  • Thingvellir National Park a location of historical and geographical importance
  • Geysir in Haukardal is the original geyser after which all others are named
  • Gullfoss waterfall and Kerið crater are natural wonders
  • At Friðheimar learn how Icelanders harness green energy to grow fresh produce
  • At the Sky Lagoon, follow the 7 step Ritual experience to renew and replenish

Description

This tour begins with our free pickup service in central Reykjavík. We head out of the city to begin our day in the wonderful Icelandic countryside. Kerið is a volcanic crater formed after an enormous eruption over 1000 years ago. Enjoy the view along the crater top walkway or descend the steps to the lake below. Great photo opportunities are to be found from each vantage point. TFriðheimar farm is a geothermally heated greenhouse and horse farm. Here you will meet the tiny icelandic horse and see a horse show demonstration of their unique gaits. Next up you will be taken on a tour of the greenhouse where tomatoes and cucumbers are produced to an impressive scale. Explore Geysir geothermal park, home of the eponymous Geysir, though it is its younger sister Strokkur that now erupts regularly. You will have time to witness several eruptions as it erupts every 7-10 minutes or so. Take a leisurely walk around an see other bubbling pools with the distinctive sulfur smell lingering heavily in the air. Just a short drive from Geysir, lies the immensely powerful waterfall, Gullfoss. This waterfall lies on the Hvitá river which itself is fed by meltwater from Langjökull glacier to the north. Here you are met first by the water mist from the falls before you even see them. Take the walking path down to the falls or stay to the higher path for a bird´s eye view. There is no wrong choice here. Thingvellir National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site. Here Icelanders met in an ancient parliament assembly, the longest continuous assembly is the world, though now located in Reykjavík. But perhaps more significantly here one can visibly see the continental rift between the american and euroasian tectonic plates, a rift increasing in size by the year. Walk between the continents! We visit one of Iceland´s most beloved geothermal lagoon, Sky Lagoon. Your Pure Pass tickets gives you access to both the lagoon itself with it´s awe-inspiring infinity poolwith breathtaking sea views as well as the complete 7-step Ritual Experience. This includes one of the world´s most stunning sauna with floor to ceiling sea view, body scrub, cold plunge pool and steam bath. Please note that the order of stops can change for logistical reasons. Sometimes we might start the day at Sky Lagoon.

Includes

Pickup from selected locations in downtown Reykjavík Free Wifi Kerið Crater entrance Tomato tasting Horse Show Greenhouse tour Sky Lagoon Pure Pass tickets

Important Information

  • The order of the stops can be rearranged for operational reasons.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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