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Golden Circle Route, South Region

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Golden Circle Route links three of Iceland's most impressive natural wonders: Gullfoss, Pingvellir, and Haukadalur. Starting from Reykjavik, the popular tourist route takes you 300 km (186 mi) through central Iceland and back to the capital. Join a tour, or organize the adventure on your own. Marvel at the power of Gullfoss, or Golden Falls; brush up on Icelandic history and culture in Thingvellir (site of the former parliament); and catch the eruptions of active geysers in the geothermal valley of Haukadalur. If you have time, make extra stops at Kerio volcano crater, Hverageroi greenhouse village, and Skalholt church. The Golden Circle route makes a great day trip. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Golden Circle Route and many more Geysir attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Geysir vacation planner.
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  • Well organised tour offered by Grayline Tours. Exceptional tour guide who was both well informed and multi lingual. Thank you Brendan ! Tour took in both Gullfoss waterfall and Geyser along with a tri...  more »
  • Great tour booked with Gray line who were superb. Beautiful country you must do the golden circle. We were always picked u on time from our apartment and the tour guides and drivers were so friendly, ...  more »
  • Around the main spot in the one-day tours from Reykjavik. There are spots you can feel the breath of the Earth geysers, gave (the crack in the Earth) and Otaki. Speaking of geysers Yellowstone is famous, and Yellowstone was also different. Never blowing time is so short and I didn't take a photo 1 bitter cold. People frantically taking pictures is a bit interesting. Scenery Hill is located next to the geysers and watch from there. Otaki, dynamic and quite near so compelling! Is not there to drop far less, but I felt very dynamically. Climb the Hill to get to the waterfall, but the glaciers, spectacular views. Look crack from the canyons (sounkyo felt) that's a walk in the nearby gave little away, I thought of that Earth is truly alive. Views of scenery from a look around on the bus tour, and on the way to visit in hydroponic tomato farms and enjoyed it. Location, use Wi-Fi in the car. Not enough time and lunch are said to eat at a restaurant in the geyser, geysers tourism, souvenir shopping and lunch to lunch hastily had to pour. Tours are recommended to driving yourself around, you can effectively turn crispy. When we were still without snow is not frozen ground, but during the winter to go, I thought. Rent a car now, and like walking in crampons!
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