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From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Glacier Snowmobiling

1. From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Glacier Snowmobiling

Discover the rugged beauty of Iceland's Golden Circle aboard a climate-controlled bus with this tour from Reykjavik. Visit sights like Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir area, and Gullfoss Waterfall. Feel the thrill of riding a snowmobile over the Langjökull glacier.   Board the bus at the BSI Bus Terminal and drive off to experience the different geothermal landscapes of Iceland's legendary Golden Circle. Stop at Þingvellir National Park, known for its exceptional beauty and historical importance as the site of the world's first parliaments. Continue into the hot springs area of Geysir, before driving to Langjökull to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure activity. Take control of a snowmobile or travel as a passenger to explore the vast white ice cap of Langjökull. Stay warm protective clothing during your trip. Make your way back to Reykjavík via the spectacular Gullfoss Waterfall and gaze in wonder as the Hvítá River thunders into a 32-meter deep canyon.

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Glacier Monster Truck Tour

2. From Reykjavik: Golden Circle and Glacier Monster Truck Tour

On this tour, start by enjoying the dramatic views over Thingvellir National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue your journey to Geysir Hot Spring, the home of the world-famous Geysir geyser and smaller Strokkur geyser that erupts columns of water every 4-8 minutes. Last but not least of the Golden Circle is the picturesque Gullfoss Waterfall, this 3-step iconic waterfall is the most visited sight in Iceland. No wonder it is absolutely breathtaking! After admiring this majestic waterfall, head to the edge of Langjökull Glacier where the Sleipnir Monster Truck will be waiting for you. Hop in the truck and head to the top of Langjökull Glacier where you can enjoy the dramatic views and the clear blue glacial ice.

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What people are saying about Highlands of Iceland

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Our guide Höskuldur Frímannsson (the only reason I write his name correctly is because I asked them for a ticket!) Was fantastic and very enthusiastic, informed us well about the country and its secrets. Visited a few highlights at the golden circle. I like a quick schedule. And then on with a gigantic truck bus to glacier and over an hour with a snowmobile over the snow and jjs plain. In a word! genius!!

This tour and activity was truly fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Each location and activity were great. The only downside was the weather was not great and the time with each activity can seemed a bit rushed.

Golden Circle and Glacier Snowmobiling was once in a lifetime adventure to remember. I never even imagined snowmobiling on a glacier. Iceland is filled with natural beauty and we loved every minute of being here.

Margaret ourguide was so lovely. So many stories and information. So many amazing sights in one day and so handy, all you have to do is sit on the bus and enjoy each new place.

Excellent tour from start to finish. I would highly recommend this tour. Both the Guide and Driver were top class.