The Golden Circle part starts at 12:00. Discover Strokkur, Iceland’s most active hot spring that erupts once every 10 minutes. Strokkur is found in the Geysir Geothermal Area, where the famous Great Geysir has its home. Though Geysir is now dormant, the area is still very active, with numerous smaller hot springs for visitors to enjoy.
We’ll also visit Þingvellir National Park, which holds a special place in the heart of every Icelander because of its historical significance. Þingvellir, which means “fields of assembly,” is where Iceland’s first parliament, Althingi, was held in 930 AD. Althingi is also the oldest running parliament in the world.
In addition, Þingvellir is a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its unique geology. The national park is located in a rift valley created by the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates drifting apart.
The last stop is at the astonishing Gullfoss Waterfall. This double cascade is a sight to behold. The water flows all the way from Langjökull Glacier and gushes 32 m down into the rugged Gullfoss Canyon. Make sure your camera is ready at all times!