A day tour from Reykjavík on the Arctic Trucks to see Iceland’s most famous and popular sights on the Golden Circle. We visit the great Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall and Þingvellir national park. Arctic Trucks Experience offers guided Iceland tours in the amazing highlands where you do all the driving!
From Reykjavík, we depart on the modified Arctic Truck to see Iceland’s most famous sights. You sit behind the wheel, with all the Arctic Tucks power in your hands on this private self-drive tour.
We will drive to the historic Thingvellir National Park, home of ancient Icelandic Viking parliament that is registered in UNESCO world heritage site. An indescribable nature with the biggest lake in Iceland. We hear about some amazing history and to take a little look around before we continue the journey towards Haukadalsheiði following a mountain road with great views over lava fields and Iceland’s second biggest glacier – Langjökull.
In Haukadalur, home of the great Geysir hot spring that all the Geysers in the world are named after, the reliable Strokkur geyser erupts every few minutes. You don’t want to miss out seeing the incredible hot spring spout boiling water to a height of 35 meters.
Next, we head up to the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall cascading down in the Hvítá River originating in the Langjökull glacier.
Depending on weather and conditions your guide will take you on some off-road tracks on the way for some real super jeep adventure! Even though the Golden Circle is on the bucked list of most travelerts, there are many “off road” parts on the way that we can explore on the Arctic Truck.
For those who want even more action we offer an optional Snowmobiling tour on Langjökull glacier and to get there we drive on the rough mountain road Kjölur all the way to the glacier’s edge!
You should be back to Reykjavík city in the late afternoon, just in time for dinner.
Pick up at 08:30 from your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavík.
Trip Duration: 10 hours.
Bring with you: Warm outdoor clothing, your driver’s license, good shoes, snacks for the day and your camera.
Meals: No meals are included on this tour, we stop at Efstidalur farm or Geysir cafe around lunch time.
Insurances: All drivers need to sign a car rental contract before the trip starts. Self-risk is 3000 EUR. Please read all the details of the contract before starting the trip.
Prices for the private Unusual Golden Circle tour.
Self-drive or Driver guided.
For AT38 Hilux or AT38 Nissan Navara the cost for a vehicle and guide is ISK 139.000.- max 3 pax per jeep.
Optional Snowmobiling tour, 23.760 ISK per person for a double ride snowmobile and for a single ride the price is 31.560 ISK per person.
Includes: The Arctic Trucks vehicle and a guide/instructor.
Extra Driver: Included
Unlimited kilometers: Included
Rope, shovel, tow eye, tire gauge: Included
Terms of Payment
A deposit of 20% of the tour price is required at the confirmation of a booking if not agreed differently. We recommend at this time all passengers take out comprehensive travel insurance.
Full payment (less deposit) shall reach Arctic Trucks at least 4 weeks prior to the arrival of guests. In case of further delay on payments, Arctic Trucks will reserve the right to treat this as a cancellation and withdraw its confirmation of the services.
10% of the price of your tour in nonrefundable.
If you cancel with more than seven days’ notice you will be refunded 90% of the trip price.
If you cancel with less than seven days before your departure you will be refunded 70% of the trip price.
If you cancel with less than two days’ notice (48 hours) no refund will be given.
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