A full day tour of sightseeing with emphasis on the geothermal power and the green energy in Iceland
We depart early in the morning for the Colden Circle and geothermal power tour and our first stop is at the largest power plant in Iceland, “Hellisheiði”. This tour is operated in a minibus with maximum of 18 passengers. In the geothermal energy exhibition at Hellisheiði our passengers learn about volcanoes, hot springs, earthquakes and energy utilization through multimedia shows and guidance. The admission fee is included in the price. Then we head on wards to the classic Golden Circle Classic route, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area and Þingvellir the national park. Lunch stop on the way (lunch not included in the price).
The Golden Circle is Iceland’s most visited attraction and it is an instant classic. We add more value to this tour by visiting a Geo Thermal energy exhibition and make two extra stops during the tour. We start the trip in Harpa, concert and conference hall, in Reykjavik. From there we head to the south Iceland most popular tourist attractions which is located in a geothermal active area. Our first stop is The Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant, located next to road nr 1, The Ring road. There visitors can see the how the geothermal power is harvested for renewable energy utilization. In the geothermal power plant at Hellisheiði you learn about volcanoes, hot springs, earthquakes and energy utilization through multimedia shows and guidance. After that we'll head to the magnificent waterfall Gullfoss. There you can walk up to the waterfall and explore the landscape. One of our stops is Geysir in Haukadalur, the hot spring area. There we will walk around and see the geyser Strokkur, an active hot spring that shoots water up to 25 meters in the air every 5-10 minutes. From there we will head to Þingvellir, national park. Iceland´s oldest national park. Where the old Viking parliament was established in the year 930 and where the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates are being forced apart and you can walk between them. Our guides have stories in abundance about strange Icelanders, folklore, history and general life in Iceland. We will have short, easy walks on the sites visited. We recommend therefor to dress warm because the weather in Iceland can change in the matter of minutes. We can't wait to see you.
Driverguided tour by minibus
Entrance fee to Hellisheiði power plant
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