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Wonders of Iceland: Golden Circle and Glacier Snowmobiling from Reykjavik
"The tour kicks off with a visit to the birthplace of modern Iceland Thingvellir National Park which houses the famous Silfra fissure and lava caves. From there the tour takes you to the hot springs region where you will see Strokkur and Geysir geysers. You will witness the ferocious power of nature as plumes of hot spring water shoot up to 30 metres into the sky. Next stop is the Golden Falls locally known as Gullfoss Waterfall.Followed by the adrenaline pumping snowmobile ride on one for the most beautiful glaciers on earth.""""One of the most popular tours in Iceland due to the number of experiences you can enjoy all in one day
From GBP469.00
 
Golden Circle Tour in Iceland from Reykjavik
"The most popular tour in Iceland is the Golden circle and for a reason! This beautiful route combines the most spectacular natural sources in Icelandic nature and Icelandic history Gullfoss is one of the worlds most beautiful and magnificent waterfalls.The Geysir geothermal area is a natural phenomenon where a spouting hot spring called Strokkur eruptes in every 5-10 minutes.Thingvellir national park has many great ""Embark on a Golden circle tour in Iceland departing from Reykjavik. This is one of Iceland's most popular day tours. It gets its name of the three places you are going to be visting - Thingvellir national park - Geothermal area and the sprouting Geyser antitle=Highlights&1=Golden+Circle+tour+from+Reykjavik&2=Don%27t+miss+this+popular+route+past+Iceland%27s+natural+wonders&3=Visit+Thingvellir+National+Park%2C+a+UNESCO+World+Heritage+site&4=Watch+the+geothermal+eruption+of+the+Strokkur+geyser&5=Marvel+at+thFlexible"Reykjavik
From EUR69.00
 
Day Trip to the Golden Circle and Hot spring Geyser by 4X4 Jeep from Reykjavik
"Your personal guide will pick you up in the morning from Reykjavík in the area you prefer. Þingvellir National Park is the first stop; in this area the Vikings had their Alþingi (general assembly). Your guide will accompany you for a trek through the park and describe the park’s rich background as well as its geological features.You will then proceed to the Haukadalur valley; here you will come across Geysir geothermal location; the Great Geyser which was a gushing spring is found here. Its' dynamic counterpart Strokkur is also present gushing every 8 to 10 minutes.It is a wonderful experience to go to Geyser Center for lunch
From $159.00

More Things to Do in Gullfoss

SIGRIDUR TOMASDOTTIR -- A TRUE ICELANDIC SAVIOUR

The path that leads from the car park down to the falls is called the Sigridur Trail which is dedicated in memory to Sigridur Tomasdottir (1871-1957) who made the first steps to the GULLFOSS falls...
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davidjo
Jul 23, 2015

THE FORMATION OF THE GORGE

As you look down in awe at the gorge at Gullfoss did you ever think how it was formed? Flash floods forced water through the cracks in the basalt lava layers which eventually grew larger and larger...
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davidjo
Jul 23, 2015

GULLFOSS, THE POWER OF WATER

We visited Gulfoss on the Golden Circle Tour and we were very lucky as we arrived there well before the rest of the crowds, which proved to be good for taking our photographs. Gullfoss is Iceland's...
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davidjo
Jul 23, 2015

APPROACHING GULLFOSS---SNOW COVERED MOUNTAINS

While taking the road towards Gulfoss there are some beautiful mountain ranges that are covered in snow, but you really need a pair of binoculars to catch a good view. Unfortunately i have long...
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davidjo
Jul 23, 2015

Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, is perhaps Iceland's most famous waterfall. And for good reason as it is amazing - comparable to Niagara in terms of size and power. It is part of the popular Golden Circle...
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jmpncsu
Jan 05, 2013

Faxi Waterfall

Faxi is a waterfall near Gullfoss and Geysir on the popular Golden Circle route. We visited this waterfall on our tour of the Golden Circle with Iceland Guided Tours. When we stopped, the tour guide...
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jmpncsu
Jan 01, 2013
 
 
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Be overwhelmed by major falls

Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, is Iceland's top tourist attraction, and with good reason. Trails take you up close and personal to the Upper and Lower Falls. The volcanic nature of Iceland is visible in...
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fred98115
May 06, 2011

A glacier view from Gullfoss.

From the upper parking lot by Gullfoss restaurant and Sigríðarstofa you have a good view of Langjökull glacier which is 1355 m and the second largest glacier in Iceland. You can get guided tours on...
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Regina1965
Dec 27, 2010

Gullfoss - the upper waterfall.

Immediately when you pass the lower waterfall there is a big sill from where you reach the upper waterfall. That waterfall is beautiful as well as you are so very close to it. The cascade is not big,...
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Regina1965
Dec 13, 2010

Gullfoss - the lower waterfall.

There are two parking lots by Gullfoss, take the first right turn for the falls themselves, and follow the road for the upper level where Sigríðarstofa and the restaurant are located. If you arrive at...
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Regina1965
Dec 13, 2010

Sigríðarstofa at Gullfoss.

There is a "museum" in remembrance of Sigríður Tómasdóttir (1871-1957), the saviour of Gullfoss, by the upper parking lot by Gullfoss, right next to Gullfoss Café. It is called Sigríðarstofa and there...
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Regina1965
Dec 13, 2010

Gullfoss - the view from the upper level.

There is a beautiful view of Gullfoss on the upper level where the restaurant and Sigríðarstofa are located. There is both a platform there and a path leading further alongside the waterfall, i.e....
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Regina1965
Dec 13, 2010

Visit Gullfoss waterfall

From August 2007:Gullfoss waterfall is about an hour drive from Selfoss. There are 2 parking lots.The lower parking lot (the right driveway) is closer to the waterfall. Take the trail to the fall and...
travel10000
Dec 11, 2007

Powerful, beautiful and famous Gullfoss waterfalls

Gullfoss (The Golden waterfall) is Iceland's most famous waterfall, and one of the naturalwonders of the world. Gullfoss is also Europe’s most powerful waterfall. The enormous white glacial cascade...
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WanderingFinn
Aug 28, 2007

Top 5 Gullfoss Writers

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travelfrosch

"Gullfoss National Park"
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Regina1965

"Gullfoss - Iceland´s most famous waterfall"
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acemj

"The Golden Waterfalls: Gulfoss"
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davidjo

"GULFOSS, THE GOLDEN FALLS"
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frank_delargy

"Waterfalls, horses and a view of the glacier"
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