Golden Circle and Langjökull Snowmobiling

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Description

This tour combines the widely popular Golden Circle tour with the adventure of a lifetime - a one hour snowmobile ride on Langjökull glacier, Iceland´s second largest glacier. First we stop at Þingvellir National Park which is known for its exceptional beauty and historical importance. Þingvellir is as well a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. The second stop is at the high-temperature geothermal area known as Geysir, with its numerous spouting hot springs. From there we drive to Langjökull where we take a one hour exhilarating snowmobile tour on the vast white snow cap. On our way back to Reykjavík we stop by the stunning Gullfoss waterfall. Tour duration: 09:00 - 19:00

If you do not choose pick-up, you can start the experience at any of the places below. 
BSÍ Bus Terminal 
Vatnsmýrarvegur 10, Reykjavík 101, IS 

 

What´s Included

  • Bus Fare
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Professional local guidance
  • 1 Hour guided snowmobile tour (2 persons per vehicle)
  •  Protective clothing and safety equipment for the snowmobile ride

What to bring

  • Remember to dress according to weather.
  • Warm clothes, waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes are recommended
  • We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and wearing warm socks for colder days
     

Additional information

A valid driver's licence is required.

2 persons per vehicle; single person per vehicle at extra cost.

  • Children 5 years and younger are not permitted on this tour.
  • Only one child is permitted per adult on this tour.
  • Operation of this tour depends on conditions on the glacier.
  • Due to sudden and unexpected weather changes the snowmobile ride might be cancelled after tour's departure from Reykjavík.
  • This tour depends on weather, road and glacier conditions.
     

Itinerary

Stop 1
Þingvellir
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Þingvellir

The UNESCO site Þingvellir National Park is geologically and
historically significant. Apart from being the location of the oldest
parliament in the world, Alþingi, which was formed in 930. it is also a place
where you can see the Mid-Atlantic ridge above ground. The Eurasian and
North-American tectonic plates pull the country apart by a couple of
centimetres per year.  

Stop 2
Geysir
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Geysir

Geysir geothermal area is in
South Iceland, near Laugarvatn Lake. The area is named after the biggest, and
now mostly dormant, geyser Geysir and all geysers in the world owe their name
to it. The biggest attraction today is the active Strokkur, which shoots up a
column of water up to 30 metres (98 ft.) into the air every few minutes.  

Stop 3
Gullfoss
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Gullfoss

Gullfoss is one of the most
famous waterfalls in Iceland and rightly so. The three-step waterfall is a part
of the glacial river Hvítá and falls into a 62-metre (203 ft.) deep canyon.   

Stop 4
Langjökull / Skálpanes
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Langjökull / Skálpanes

From here we drive to Langjökull where we take a one hour exhilarating snowmobile tour on the vast white snowcap.