Absolutely beautiful vistas, I definitely recommend taking a tour round the golden circle as the hosts are so lovely and Informative!
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We opted to drive the Golden Circle on a snowy day in January. We arrived at The Gullfoss Waterfall around 11:30 am in a snowstorm with blowing arctic wind. Was worth it, views from 3 different levels. Appears that in the summer you can walk...More
Iceland's Golden Circle route allows people with cars a self guided opportunity to see the best of Iceland . . if you plan ahead and make a schedule. Book your hotels in advance once you determine your route and stops.
With 2 days in Iceland during a time of year that had only 5 hours of daylight (January), my husband and I landed in Keflavik International airport at 4 am in the morning, rented a car, and immediately went on our way towards the destinations...More
We got on the bus in the dark and it didn't get light until 10.30 am! The trip was through snowy mountains and we loved it. We arrived at the geysir site - sadly the weather was not great and it was a little misty....More
The Golden Circle in Iceland encompasses three features that are nature's aces. The tectonic plates that separate North America from Europe meet in the middle of Iceland and the rifts that you can walk about are spectacular. Here is where "parliament" met for hundreds of...More
The union of the European and American plaques looks just like a crack on the earth (well, literally) but if they don't tell you what it is that you're looking at, it's just a nice but not tremendous landscape. Same with the waterfalls, nice to...More
Well worth it ! our 'Guide' was an American guy Called Darren who was interesting, funny and knowledgeable.
The Ion hotel recommended Olafsson Travel, Ludwig picked us up at the hotel and we had an incredible tour guide, tour and experience!! We were encouraged to dress in warm comfortable clothing, with an outer waterproof layer, sturdy hiking boots,gloves and a wool/fleece hat. Lunch...More