Golden Circle Tour With Snowmobiling on Glacier
The Golden Circle Tour With Snowmobiling on Glacier is an exciting and adventurous one-day tour that takes you to some of the most popular destinations in Iceland. You will visit Thingvellir National Park, where you can walk in the footsteps of the early Icelandic settlers and see the location of the country’s first parliament.
Next, you’ll see the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall, which is a two-tiered waterfall that’s often described as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. You’ll also visit the Geysir geothermal area, where geysers, hot springs, and fumaroles are abundant.
Finally, the tour will take you to Langjökull Glacier, where you will have the opportunity to go on a snowmobiling adventure on the glacier. It’s a thrilling experience that allows you to enjoy the beauty of Iceland’s icy landscapes.
- Langjokull Snowmobiling
- Bus transportation is included in the tour package.
- The tour includes a guided visit to the Golden Circle sites.
- The tour package also includes a one-hour snowmobile tour on Langjökull Glacier, with two persons per vehicle.
- Protective clothing and safety equipment for the snowmobile ride are provided as part of the tour.
Thingvellir National Park
Thingvellir National Park is a unique and beautiful destination located in a rift valley, where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, making it a significant geological site. It’s also the location of Iceland’s first parliament, established in 930 AD, and the site of many important cultural events throughout Icelandic history. The park’s scenic walking trails and the picturesque Þingvallavatn Lake, surrounded by mountains, make this a must-see destination for nature enthusiasts. UNESCO World Heritage Site status recognizes the importance of Thingvellir National Park as a historical and geological treasure
Geysir geothermal area
The Geysir geothermal area, situated in Haukadalur valley in Iceland, is a popular tourist destination, known for its geysers, hot springs, and fumaroles. The area’s most famous geyser is known as “Geysir,” which gave rise to the name for all similar features around the world. Although Geysir is now much less active, nearby Strokkur erupts regularly and predictably, every 10 minutes or so. The surrounding landscape is marked by bubbling mud pots and steaming vents, making it a fascinating and otherworldly place to explore. The area’s geothermal activity also generates geothermal energy, an important source of renewable energy in Iceland.
Gullfoss Waterfall and Snowmobiling
Gullfoss Waterfall is one of Iceland’s most iconic and picturesque waterfalls, known for its unique two-tiered cascade and the golden color of the water as it falls. Visitors on the Golden Circle with Snowmobiling Tour have the opportunity to visit Gullfoss Waterfall before continuing to Langjokull Glacier for an exhilarating one-hour snowmobile tour on the snowy glacier. It’s a unique and exciting combination that allows travelers to experience both the natural beauty of Iceland’s landscapes and the thrill of a snowmobiling adventure. With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, visitors can learn about the geological and cultural significance of the area while enjoying the adventure of a lifetime.
Need to know
- For this tour, it is advised to wear warm clothing, waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes.
- To keep yourself warm in colder weather during the tour, it’s recommended to bring thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and wear warm socks.
- You must have a valid driver’s license to operate the snowmobile, which will be shared by two persons. However, you can choose to drive solo by paying an extra cost.
- Children who are below 5 years of age are not allowed for this tour. While for a single adult, only one child is permitted to accompany.
- The glacier tour operation is subject to the weather and glacier conditions. Considering the unpredictability, the snowmobile ride can be cancelled during or after the departure from Reykjavík.