Golden Circle & Friðheimar Sustainable Greenhouses 

Golden Circle of Iceland is an excursion that includes some of the most fascinating natural sites in all of Iceland. Plus on this tour, you will see the wonders of sustainable energy in Iceland by visiting geothermal powered green houses. During this excursion you will also visit the following places of interest: The National Park of Thingvellir, which includes the zone where the division of the tectonic plates of Europe and North America is visible; the magnificent golden waterfall of Gullfoss; and the geothermal zone of Geysir and Strokkur. In addition, the tour includes the visit to the idyllic greenhouse and cultivation center Friðheimar.






The traditional Golden Circle is the trip that nobody can or should miss when traveling to Iceland. In a single day you can learn about the history and Icelandic geology in the Thingvellir National Park; visit the famous Geysir and watch his little brother, the Strokkur geyser, erupt boiling hot water; and visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls on Iceland (and possibly Europe and the world), the Gullfoss waterfall.
Plus this tour offers visitors the chance to see the amazing geothermal energy that emits from the earth and powers greenhouses in the area, providing sustainable energy. If all that you could possibly want to see and more in one solo day, so what are you waiting for? Book now and do not miss any details of these incredible places that make Iceland such a special country.

Details about the sustainable Golden Circle & Friðheimar trip

Gullfoss Golden Circle
Activity duration:
8 hours including transfers.
Level of difficulty:
Easy (1 / 5).No age limit.
Price includes:
Pick-up at Reykjavík hotels or corresponding stops, bus transfers according to the itinerary, English-speaking guide, entrance to the Friðheimar greenhouse, local VAT.
Places of the excursion: Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area, Thingvellir National Park (Þingvellir), greenhouse at Friðheimar.
Scheduled departures:Departures every day. Pickups from Reykjavík available from your assigned accommodation / tourist stop (30 minutes before the booked departure) or from the BSÍ bus station (15 minutes before the booked departure). Choose the corresponding pick up when confirming the reservation. To read more information about collections, see this link.

Golden Circle & Friðheimar itinerary

The tour begins in Reykjavík with the pick up of your hotel or the assigned bus stop (near your accommodation). The first stop will be Geysir geothermal area, which includes several points of interest: the great Geysir, the active Strokkur, the colorful laguitos and an information center where you will have the opportunity to buy some souvenirs. During the tour you will visit the impressive Gullfoss waterfall, known as the "Golden Waterfall". This immense waterfall falls on the great canyon of the Hvítá River in two jumps. We will also stop at the Thingvellir National Park, where the first Icelandic parliament Althing (also the oldest in the world) was founded in the year 930. In Thingvellir, you will also see the division between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. In addition, the tour includes a visit to the idyllic greenhouse and Friðheimar cultivation center, where you can learn how cucumbers and tomatoes are grown free of pesticides with the help of the heat that emanates from the interior of the earth. From there, we will set course back to the capital.

The tour is conducted with an English speaking guide.

What do I need to bring? No matter what time of year you decide to travel to Iceland, it is always important to bring a good waterproof jacket, warm clothes (waterproof pants like Gore-tex), good waterproof shoes, gloves, light hat, sunglasses and camera.


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Important note: All activities in the Icelandic nature are carried out under the own responsibility of the clients. ISLANDICA s.r.o. is not responsible for any accidents that may occur during the activities or due to the actions of the participants. The people who participate in these outings are accepting these conditions when booking the excursion. You may be required to sign an exemption prior to the completion of the exemption, stating that you are aware that any outdoor activity carries an inherent risk. Code RE04. ID:696