3 Day Adventure of Silver & Golden Circle – Difficulty ⅖ Rating: Easy
This tour is regarded as one of the best sightseeing adventures that operate over 3 days of excitement. Some of the sights you will see which are synonymous with Iceland are the hot springs, caves, glacier waterfalls and glaciers.
This tour is absolutely not to be missed and is suitable for the whole family. As the guest to guide ratio is 8:1 you will be closer to all the educational action than you think.
This adventure will combine both leisure sightseeing and natural adventure to help you make the best of the 3 days with us on this memorable experience.
You will be picked up from your Reykjavik hotel or accommodation around 8AM on the day of departure and we will head towards the north of Reykjavik to Húsafell, one of the most beautiful areas in Iceland. Along the way, you will experience magnificent scenery and history narrated by the guide.
We will visit two amazing waterfalls on the first leg of the journey called Barnafossar and Hraunfossar. Following the viewing and exploration of the area and waterfalls, the afternoon leg of the journey will take us into the ice cave of a glacier, Langjökull glacier, the 2nd largest glacier in Iceland.
The guided tour within this unbelievable ice cave is full of education and inspirational value as you’re walked through a 600 meter tunnel surrounded by ice. To catch up on the days activities, we will settle you into your accommodation in the local area, and relax and reflect about the day over dinner.
Optional extra in the afternoon/evening – Visit the Víðgelmir lava tube. Iceland’s longest natural lava tube.
There is a reason why the Golden Circle is so popular. This tour takes you to natural, geological phenomenons that is awe inspiring and where you see and feel the full force of our true nature.
The main attractions being Geysir hot springs, Gullfoss waterfall and Þingvellir national park, but you will also experience where the first parliamentary meeting took place and the drift points of North American and Eurasian continental plates.
Among other mini geysirs and mud pots, the amazing Strokkur hot spring is one to watch as it sprouts water up to 80 feet or more. If that isn’t enough excitement, there will be a delicious meal waiting for you after we settle you into your accommodation.
On day 3, nature and wilderness will take hold of you in every sense of the word! As we drive along towards the south coast of Iceland, you will experience little villages and points of history dotted around the grandeur of this region.
You will experience the unique Seljalandsfoss waterfall followed by one of the most photographed waterfalls, Skógar. These are two waterfalls of completely different magnitudes and brilliance.
After a spot of lunch to rejuvenate the energy levels and ready ourselves for the final leg of the adventure, you will prepare yourself and embark on a glacier hike lasting approximately 90 minutes. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, a certified mountain guide will be by your side as you explore one of the most stunning glaciers in Iceland.
There is so much to take in, reminisce and talk about over your 3 days, the journey back to your accommodation in Reykjavik will feel like the start of another journey – the great memory of the 3 adventurous days.
• Hiking shoes are essential if you are going to participate on this tour
• Waterproof jackets and waterproof trousers are also highly recommended in case the weather turns and we are caught in a downpour.
The tour runs all year round. The following are included as part of the tour cost:
• Door to door pickup from your accommodation lobby. You are expected to be ready by 8:00am on day of departure
• We will take you to Svínafellsjökull glacier as well as the other stopping points on the itinerary
• Accommodation on day 1, 2 & Breakfast on day 2, 3
• Mountain gear & rain gear for the glacier hike
To make your adventure as enjoyable as possible you will need to bring with you a few items:
• The temperatures are quite unforgiving, this is Iceland after all. Please ensure you are adequately dressed, with warm outdoor clothing, waterproof coat, hat and gloves, sturdy hiking boots.
One of the frequently asked question is the length of the tour. It will certainly feel like a lifetime due to all the things you will witness in the 3 days, you will have walked on a live glacier, been in an ice cave and walked besides mighty waterfalls.
For the enjoyment of everyone on the tour the group size is kept to 8 persons per guide. This allows everyone to have access to the guide and to ask questions.
Amazing adventure and exploration tour with your guides Nature Kicks. The local knowledge was exceptional and locations were the most stunning. My family enjoyed this very much. I would recommend this one to anybody spending a few days and wants to see Iceland's greatest sites.
Note: All transfers from your Reykjavik hotel. Simply select the option when you are ready to book.
The weather as you know is unpredictable especially so, in this part of the world. In the event we have to cancel a specific tour due to bad weather, alternative arrangements will be made for you.
Legal Disclaimer: Nature Kicks or the guides will not be held responsible for any accidents which may occur during the activities that are deemed to be the result of participant’s actions. We require you to sign a waiver prior to embarking on the tour accepting the risks associated with participating in these activities.
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