This tour includes the three most important highlights in the south-west of Iceland; Gullfoss waterfall; Geysir geothermal area and Parliament plains. See photos.
We depart Reykjavik at 1 PM and drive across a mountain pass and lavafield. We'll pass — Mt. Ingolfsfjall, named after the first official settler, salmon rivers, summer cottages, farmland, farm animals such as horses, sheep and cattle — and volcanoes.
You'll get to spend enough time a the amazing Gullfoss waterfall (Golden waterfall) for you to enjoy it and take some photos.
We visit Geysir geothermal area where you see a spouting spring spout to the height of 100 ft. every 3-8 minutes.
On a clear day you'll see a part of the Langjokull glacier, Iceland's second largest glacier.
In the late afternoon we head for the Parliament plains – Iceland’s most historic place, geological wonder and national park which was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2004.
Return to Reykjavik around dinnertime.
Each day brings different weather conditions. We do our best to choose one or two good rides along the way. The idea is to avoid cycling in heavy rain, up steep hills and against the wind - are you with me?
As the weather in Iceland is highly changeable the rides are decided accordingly.
Typically you'll cycle about 20 miles or 30 km on paved surface. Those who get tired or simply do not want to cycle can remain in the van.