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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 Super Jeep adventure with snowmobiling
"This day includes scenic sites mountain tracks and snowmobiling by Langjokull glacier. We start the day by picking you up at your accommodation in Reykjavik in our modified Super Jeep. The driver will then take you through the sights of the Golden circle which include Þingvellir national park which is quite unique for its’ landscape where the tectonic plates are drifting apart. Next is the iconic Geysir with its’ spouting hot springs where Strokkur can reach the height of around 25 meters
From EUR347.00
 
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

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Knarrarósviti lighthouse - The tallest building.

Knarrarósviti lighthouse is one of the most beautiful lighthouses here in Iceland, in my opinion. It is such a funky lighthouse, I like the shape of it a lot. It is a blnd of funtionalism and art...
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Íslenski bærinn turf house in Austur-Meðalholt

There has been a turf farm at Austur-Meðalholt for at least 400 years, but the current farm dates back to 1895. In 1896 there was a big earthquake in South-Iceland, but fortunately it didn't ruin this...
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Hellisheiði heath and Kambarnir

Driving east on ring-road 1 coming from Reykjavík one must eventually drive up on a heath called Hellisheiði heath. You will see Hellisheiði power plant on your left hand side before you start your...
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Reykjadalur valley - Djúpagilsfoss waterfall

After soaking in the warm river in Reykjadalur valley for an hour it was time to head back. We followed the river back, but instead of following the trail we took a right turn and visited...
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Reykjadalur valley - hot river bathing - part 4

A lot of people were bathing in the river, but even though there had been 123 cars on the parking lot there was enough space for everybody as the river is long. We just found a crowded spot to begin...
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Reykjadalur valley - hot river bathing - part 3

Walking back down from Klambragil canyon and to the bathing area in the warm river you will see the most colourful geothermal moss in the river. It is by a soda spring and the colours are out of this...
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Reykjadalur valley - Klambragil canyon

Now you will reach the busiest part of the bathing area. But let's walk further up the valley to Klambragil canyon where there is a beautiful hot spring area with a fumarole and boiling hot springs...
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Reykjadalur valley - hot river bathing - part 2

After the hike to Reykjadalur valley you will reach the river and cross it on a bridge and continue on the path on the other side of the river. From there the beauty of Reykjadalur appears. There is...
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Reykjadalur valley - hot river bathing - part 1

There is a very popular hike up to a beautiful valley, Reykjadalur valley, in the vicinity of Hveragerði town. It is one of my favourite hikes in the vicinity of Reykjavík.When we last visited...
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Húsið - a folk museum in Eyrarbakki.

By the main-street in Eyrarbakki stands "Húsið" or the "House" which is the oldest house in town and one 10 oldest houses in Iceland, built in 1765. It belonged to Danish merchants and 10 houses like...
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SOLHEIMAJOKULL --- MOUNDS IN THE GLACIAL LAKE

In front of the glacial lake you will see small islands and on some of the islands there are small mounds which consist of sands and gravels. They vary in shape, size and stratification and are formed...
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SOLHEIMAJOKULL GLACIER --- SOME FACTS

The glacier is 14 kms long which advances along a 1-2 km wide valley from .Mydarsjokull. During its journey it drops from 1,360 m to an elevation of 100 m. A few hundred years ago the glacier was more...
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THE DISAPPEARING GLACIER

Sólheimajökull Glacier is one of the easier and accessible glaciers to reach and it is located not too far east from Skogur. The glacier tongue comes from the main Myrdalsjokull ice cap and can easily...
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TAKE TIME TO VIEW THE VOLCANOES AND ICE CAPS.

While driving on the road to Vik you will have the chance to see Eyjafjallajokull, the volcano that erupted in 2010 and caused havoc with some of European Airlines as thousands of fights were...
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