On this day tour you get to discover all the best of what Iceland has to offer. Our first destination is the stunning Thingvellir National Park, where Iceland’s first parliament, Alþingi, was founded in the year 930 AD. Two continental plates split on this location. Know a bit more about the Thingvellir National Park:
Thingvellir National Park
Thingvellir National Park is a part of the Golden Circle route. It is situated in southern Iceland and lies between Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. It is considered as a beautiful site among other Golden Circle routes. Majority of tourists prefer to visit this place and it has now become a tourist destination place. You would see many things in Thingvellir National Park. Earlier people from all over the country came here to sell their goods and services. We will find many kinds of species such as large trout and arctic chars. Most people come here during the months of June and July for fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling. Hraunfossar waterfall and Thingvellir National Park are the two most popular places where tourists love to go.
There are about 172 species of higher plants found in this national park. Because of its good weather, Thingvellir is known as weather paradise of Iceland. During summer, the days get warmer and the nights get colder. But during winter, roads are filled with snow due to which people are advised not to drive on roads. Not only this, if you have planned to visit this place, then you will also admire beautiful waterfalls such as Oxararfoss and Hraunfossar waterfall.
We then challenge the 4×4 super jeep and drive on the mountain track in the desert valley of Kaldidalur, we will stop at the Glacier Langjökull and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views from the glacier. Read some interesting things about:
It is the second-largest glacier in Iceland. Reykjavik, the capital city, Glacier Langjökull is the nearest extensive glacier. The most popular route to take in Iceland is the Golden circle. The jeep tour will take you to the places that are less visited by the tourist and are extremely beautiful. In Iceland driving off-road is strictly prohibited. You can visit this glacier at any time of the year plus can visit Hraunfossar waterfall which is very near to the glacier. A modified car or minibuses will help you to the glacier. You can also visit some other beautiful attraction in the Golden circle such as hot springs, lava fields and waterfalls (Hraunfossar and Barnafossar). You should bring warm clothes, hiking shoes and can bring lunch too. You also need walking boots or waterproof shoes which they provide. Although it’s interesting. A road trip around Iceland should be on everyone’s travel list. Walk around the glacier, climb up and see the different layers of the glacier would give you the best feeling one could ever have.