The Golden Circle on the Rocks

Visit Gullfoss, Geysir and drive on a glacier with your own driver guide and superjeep.

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Perfect for two travellers and two bags. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and two bags.

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These vehicles are Ideal for families. Being both Comfortable and economic they are nice to drive. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and 4 bags.

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SUVs can be better in snowy or icy conditions due to their 4 wheel drive. The size provided by us accommodates up to 5 passengers and 3 Bags.

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For up to 6 passengers. Perfect for families or couples. Your personal driver takes you around in a comfortable way. Mercedes Vito or similar

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For up to 14 passengers. If booked for a smaller group the vehicle type may vary. Your driver is also a guide and explains along the way. Ford Transit or similar.

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For up to ten passengers. The extra big tires make almost to road impassable and allow you to get on glaciers, over mountain roads and through rivers. The model may vary.

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A private tour is ideal for families or groups of friends who simply are looking to have a great time together. Skip the part where you need to wait for a pick up and switch busses and jump right into the adventure with your own driver guide and vehicle. A luxury which if you are a bigger group is not even more expensive than joining a scheduled tour.

With a superjeep the ride itself becomes an adventure. These modified vehicles are destined to take you where no one else can go.

The tour takes about 10 hours and brings you to some of the most famous Icelandic landmarks in a single day. You will see the Gullfoss waterfalls, or golden waterfalls at the edge of the highlands where Hvitá river plunges down 32 meters in two steps. The world famous Geysir, which gives geysers world wide their name. And the beautiful Thingvellir National Park where you can walk between the continental plates.

From Gullfoss you drive further until you reach Langjökull glacier which is the real highlight of this tour because you will drive up the glacier with your superjeep. The driver for this lets some air out of the tyres so they have a bigger surface and you crawl up the glacier. So bring good shoes, a camera and the urge for adventure. 

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  • Your own driver guide and Superjeep.
  • Pick up and drop off in Reykjavik.

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Pricing: 1 250€ in total for your own driver guide and vehicle. 

This is for up to 10 passengers, for bigger vehicles or groups please contact us.

Be aware the tour is bookable until 5 days prior to departure so we have time to arrange your tour. If you want a tour with shorter notice please message us and we will check the availability.

Tip: Remember to dress warmly.

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Highlights

Geysir

The entire area is very active and you will see a lot of water right next to your path. For your own safety be careful since the water is usually boiling hot. While the old Geysir is inactive, Strokkur, which is also located in the Geysir area spouts every 5-10 minutes, with the water reaching about 15-20 meters from the ground. The old Geysir was apparently able to reach up to 170 meters, but research done in 1846 showed that it reached about 50 meters, which still is very impressive.

Þingvellir

Þingvellir has a geological significance, since you can see the Eurasian and American plate meet here. For now this only allows us to walk between the continental plates by going down Almannagjá canyon. Once you have made your way down you can find Thingvellir church ( "Þingvallakirkjan") and the cemetery of Thingvellir. If you continue walking you get to Silfra rift . The rift is part of Thingvellir lake ( "Þingvallavatn") which is Iceland´s largest natural lake with a surface of 84 km² and it is up to 114 meters deep.

Gullfoss

The Gullfoss waterfalls, or golden waterfalls at the edge of the highlands where Hvitá river plunges down 32 meters in two steps. The world famous Geysir, which gives geysers world wide their name. And the beautiful Thingvellir National Park where you can walk between the continental plates. At Gullfoss you find to parking lots on different levels. One up high which gives you a very good overview over the waterfall. Up there you also find the Gullfoss service area, with a restaurant and cafe where you can also purchase souvenirs. From there you have a few paths bringing you closer to the waterfall and also stairs to the lower plateau. At the lower parking lot you have a different view which is not less impressive. If you have time you should read the information boards.

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Small car

Perfect for two travellers and two bags. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and two bags.

Medium car

These vehicles are Ideal for families. Being both Comfortable and economic they are nice to drive. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and 4 bags.

Large car

SUVs can be better in snowy or icy conditions due to their 4 wheel drive. The size provided by us accommodates up to 5 passengers and 3 Bags.

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