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Reykjavík: Golden Circle Geological Jeep Day Trip

Activity provider: Geoadventures ehf

Reykjavík: Golden Circle Geological Jeep Day Trip

Activity provider: Geoadventures ehf

From US$ 176.25 per person

Learn about the creation of new land and see the movements of the continents on this jeep day trip from Reykjavík through the Golden Circle. Admire the geology of sights like Gullfoss waterfall.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Take a walk along the continental plates in Thingvallir National Park
  • Experience the warmth of the steam from hot springs in Haukadalur valley
  • Marvel at the power of nature as you see the cascades of Gullfoss waterfall
  • Admire the peaceful Kerid lake which was formed by a volcanic explosion
  • Step back in time as you explore Viking history at Thingvallir National Park
Full description

Combines unique geological features with a breathtaking landscapes on this Golden Circle jeep day trip from Reykjavík. Examine sights like Thingvallir National Park, the Haukadalur geothermal valley, and the Kerid volcanic crater from a geological perspective.

Be picked up from a centrally-located meeting point in Reykjavík. Sit back and enjoy the Icelandic wilderness on the drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site and oldest national park in Europe, Thingvallir National Park.

Explore the unique geology of this place and gain insight into the cultural significance of this park. See the movement of continental plates and walk through Viking history.

Feel the warm steam of hot springs and get splashed by Iceland's famous Geysir Stokkur as you visit the Haukadalur geothermal valley. Take a short lunch break at the Geysir Restaurant, where you can purchase a delicious meal.

Continue to Gullfoss waterfall where you can witness the raw power of nature as the falls plunge into the canyon of the Hvítá river. Finally visit the Kerid volcanic crater and admire the lake that rests in this area that was formed by a huge volcanic explosion. Make your way back to your meeting point in Reykjavik in the early evening.

  • Pickup and drop-off at a meeting point in Reykjavik
  • Geologist guide
  • Entrance and parking fees
  • Headlamps and crampons
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Board at bus stop #8 (Hallgrimskirkja).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Food and drinks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Outdoor clothing

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Littering
  • Explosive substances

Know before you go

  • The tour might be canceled with short notice due to poor weather conditions
Customer reviews

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God og informativ tur i en lille gruppe (6 personer) til turistattraktioner som er meget besøgte af turister. Her formåede guiden at vise og fortælle om de geologiske forhold mm. Meget interessant.

September 20, 2022


Product ID: 412311