Silfra & The Golden Circle
Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our exclusive Snorkeling and Golden Circle combo tour, starting your day with a thrilling snorkeling expedition in Silfra—one of the world’s premier diving locations. Choose between a wetsuit or drysuit for a unique experience; the drysuit ensures a warmer encounter with Silfra’s mesmerizing underwater wonders.
Silfra welcomes all skill levels, making it a must-visit destination in Iceland, with no prior snorkeling or diving experience required.
Undecided on the suit? Check our blog post on “wetsuit vs. drysuit” for guidance. After snorkeling, join our Golden Circle tour, exploring iconic landmarks like Thingvellir National Park, the Geysir Geothermal area, and Gullfoss Waterfall. Enjoy a delightful late lunch at Fridheimar Tomato Farm, capturing your journey with guide-taken photos conveniently uploaded for you to download and relive your unforgettable memories. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Iceland with our Golden Circle adventure.
Silfra is a freshwater fissure located in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland. It is renowned for its crystal-clear waters and exceptional underwater visibility, reaching up to 100 meters. Silfra is situated between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, providing a unique diving and snorkeling experience as visitors can explore the gap between these two continents. The site offers an opportunity to witness stunning underwater landscapes and geological formations, making it a popular destination for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts.
Immerse yourself in an extraordinary journey at Thingvellir National Park, where Icelandic history unfolds against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty. Explore the park’s unique geological significance, nestled between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Witness the captivating landscapes of Iceland, featuring volcanic terrains adorned with lava rock and moss.
Take in the awe-inspiring surroundings, including Iceland’s largest lake, Thingvallavatn. Enhance your experience with a brief hike to Oxararfoss waterfall, unveiling the enchanting charm of this exceptional destination. Discover the geological and historical wonders of Thingvellir National Park, and craft enduring memories of Iceland’s unparalleled landscapes
Continue your adventure at the Geysir Geothermal Area, where you’ll be mesmerized by the breathtaking eruptions of hot springs up close. Located in the picturesque Haukadalur Valley, this area features a landscape adorned with hot pools, fumaroles, and clay pots. Explore two globally renowned geysers, Strokkur and The Great Geysir.
While The Great Geysir is mostly dormant, the impressive Strokkur erupts approximately every ten minutes, propelling scalding hot water up to 40 meters into the air. Witnessing these geysers, a rare natural phenomenon, is an absolute must during your visit to Iceland. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty and dynamic displays of the Geysir Geothermal Area for an unforgettable Icelandic experience.
Experience the majesty of finale at Gullfoss, also known as The Golden Waterfall. Recognized as one of Iceland’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, Gullfoss enchants visitors with its stunning beauty and captivating power. Make sure to allocate ample time to immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring spectacle of Gullfoss, solidifying it as a must-see destination on your Icelandic adventure.
Savor a delightful late lunch experience at the renowned Greenhouse Friðheimar Tomato Farm, a standout feature of your Golden Circle tour. Included in your meal are choices like their world-famous tomato soup, ravioli pasta, or grilled tortilla pizza, accompanied by unlimited servings of delightful homemade bread. Explore additional options to indulge in local desserts and drinks, including the tastiest Bloody Marys.
While enjoying your meal, seize the opportunity to meet and pet the charming Icelandic horse. Wrap up your journey with a relaxing drive through the rugged Icelandic landscape back to Reykjavik. Immerse yourself in a culinary and visual feast that enhances your Golden Circle experience.
Feel free to contact us to explore additional options, such as including visits to the Sky Lagoon or Fly Over Iceland in your itinerary. We’re also happy to assist in booking a horseback riding experience on a separate day, ensuring your Icelandic adventure is tailored to your preferences. Connect with us to discuss these exciting possibilities and enhance your overall experience in Iceland.