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  1. Iceland
  2. Capital Region of Iceland
  3. Reykjavik
  4. Golden Circle

Golden Circle and Geothermal Power Tour

Product ID: 27026
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Learn how Icelanders utilize the geothermal powers of the landscape on a full-day tour of the Golden Circle. Visit the Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant, the hot springs of Stokkur, the Gullfoss Waterfall and more.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the largest geothermal power plant in Iceland and get an eye-opening explanation on green energy
  • Walk to the edge of the powerful Gullfoss Waterfall and see it plummet more than 200 feet down into a canyon
  • Watch the Stokkur Hot Spring spout boiling water into the air
  • Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Thingvellir National Park
  • Surprise stop along the way depending on your guides preferences
  • Go to the beautiful waterfall of Faxi
Full description
The golden circle is one of Iceland’s most visited attraction and is an instant classic. This tour adds more value by visiting a Geo Thermal energy exhibition and make two extra stops during the tour that often are overlooked by other tour companies.

Start the day by exploring the largest Geo thermal plant in Iceland the Hellisheiði geo- thermal plant. In the geothermal energy exhibition at Hellisheiði you learn about volcanoes, hot springs, earthquakes and energy utilization through multimedia shows and guidance.

After the Energy exhibition continue the journey to explore [the volcanic crater Kerið] the small waterfall of Faxi, the grand waterfall of Gullfoss, the erupting hot spring of Geysir area and the Þingvellir national park in Iceland where Europe and N-America is being uplled apart right in front of your eyes.

Your guide will have stories in abundance about strange Icelanders, folklore, history and general life in Iceland. A tour not to be missed while visiting Iceland!
Includes
  • Transportation by coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • German-speaking guide (Saturdays only)
  • Entrance fee to the Kerid Crater, Caldera
  • Entrance fee to the Geothermal Exhibition
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Be prepared for short, easy walks at the sites visited. Please wear warm clothes and be advised that the weather in Iceland can change in a matter of minutes
• On Saturdays the guidance for this tour is in German
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Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 37 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

Sterna Travel

Product ID: 27026