This Golden circle tour takes you to remarkable sites in the Southwest of Iceland through a specular landscape and scenery to see the world-famous Gullfoss the queen of Icelandic waterfalls and Geysir geothermal area and, as well as Thingvellir.)
The highlights stops are:
Þingvellir (Thingvellir) area is a part of the North Atlantic rift system. It can be described as an area of sea-floor spreading, The park sits in a rift valley caused by the separation of two tectonic plates the North American and Eurasian, the plats move apart at approximately 2.5 centimeter’s a year, with rocky cliffs and fissures like the huge Almannagjá fault.
Þingvellir National Park is not only a site of geological wonder but also a place charged with history, as the site of the national parliament since 930. Þingvellir tells stories of geographical and political struggles, compromises and ongoing evolution. Þingvellir was accepted on the UNESCO World Heritage list for its cultural values in 2004.
Geysir the geothermal sites, hot Spring Area with boiling mud pits, exploding geysers and the lively Strokkur which spouts water 30 meters (100 ft) into the air every few minutes.
Golden Waterfalls. The iconic waterfall of Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, is only a 7 minutes’ drive from Geysir – located in the glacial river Hvítá. Its elegant and majestic form is like no other, where the torrential river water plummets in two steps down into a 32 meters deep canyon.
The duration is 8 hours.