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Reykjavik: Silver Circle, Canyon Baths, and Waterfalls Tour

Reykjavik: Silver Circle, Canyon Baths, and Waterfalls Tour

Start in Reykjavik and head to Borgarnes, the gateway to West Iceland. Make your first stop at Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in Europe, which is so strong that it provides hot water and power for the locals for miles around. Spend some time walking amongst the steaming clouds of vapor. Move onto Hraunfossar, also known as the "Lava Waterfalls." Take in the sight from several viewing platforms and see how the water stretches for nearly a kilometer over ancient lava fields, with meltwater from the Langjokull glacier pouring into the Hvita river. Just a few yards away is Barnafoss, also known as “the waterfall of the children,” named after the tragic tale of two local children. Your next stop is Husafell, a breathtaking woodland oasis and a historical site with traditional turf houses and even some “elf huts” to delight the children, too. See intriguing works by local artists, as well as the famous “Lifting Stone of Husafell.” From Husafell, be transported in 4x4 cars further inland to the Deildargil Canyon, where you’ll see Langifoss, a towering two-tiered waterfall off the beaten path and which few people know of. Continue to the highlight of the tour, the Canyon Baths, for a traditional Icelandic hot spring experience at a sustainable, remote location found deep in the magnificent Hringsgil canyon. Bathe in 3 geothermally-heated stone pools of varying temperatures (30-41°C or 86-105°F), along with a cold-water pool and a cooling waterfall. Feel relaxed in the peaceful atmosphere, thanks to the limited capacity of 20 visitors at a time. Imagine what it was like for the early settlers to bathe in the same way. Make your final stop at Reykholt, which used to be the medieval home of Snorri Sturluson, a famous Icelandic historian and chieftain. Visit Snorralaug (Snorri’s Pool), another traditional natural hot spring, where locals have bathed since the 12th century. From there, return to the capital city, after a day of wonder and exploration in the wilds of West Iceland.

Husafell: Canyon Baths Soak with short Highlands Hike

Husafell: Canyon Baths Soak with short Highlands Hike

Set out to discover an authentically Icelandic pastime as you visit the Húsafell Canyon Baths with a guide. Begin your tour with a short hike through the wilderness before enjoying a relaxing soak in the geothermal pools. Hop aboard an air-conditioned vehicle in Húsafell and go on a short ride to a trailhead in the remote Icelandic Highlands. Wander along the trail in the company of a knowledgeable local guide, passing numerous natural wonders along the way. Take in the spectacular two-tiered Langifoss waterfall, cross an icy stream of glacial meltwater, and see the former site of Okjökull, Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change. As you walk, learn about Iceland's renewable energy practices as well as the sustainable Húsafell Canyon Baths project. Arrive at the secluded Canyon Baths and choose from 2 geothermal pools with temperatures of between 36 and 38 degrees Celsius. Then, sit back and indulge in a relaxing soak with spectacular views of the surrounding canyon, mountains, and glaciers. Finally, make your way back to the trailhead for a return transfer to the starting point in Húsafell.

Reykjavik: 2-Day West Tour with Snæfellsnes & Silver Circle

Reykjavik: 2-Day West Tour with Snæfellsnes & Silver Circle

Day 1: After being picked up in Reykjavik, your tour begins by driving on the scenic route 1 to the town of Borgarnes. From there, continue to the Borgarfjodur area, where you will visit the unique Lava Waterfalls called Hraunfossar and nearby Barnafossar waterfalls. Visit Glanni Watefall, Deildartunguhver - the most powerful hot spring in Europe and the Reykholt historic site. The last stop will be at Husafell - the woodland oasis. From here you can choose your next adventure. You can either go inside the biggest Lava Cave in Iceland called Vidgelmir or go on 4WD tour to visit relaxing Canyon Baths, stopping on the way to soak in the view of the two-tiered Langifoss Waterfall. You will then spend the night in Borgarnes - the capital of West Iceland sitting in the fjord. You will find there charming coffee houses and restaurants, as well as turf houses. The Northern Lights are also famous for playing their incredible symphony of lights in this area if the conditions are favorable. Day 2: On the second day, travel first to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where you will enjoy watching seals play on the beach and take in some amazing sights at the many beautiful creations of nature in the area. See the Snæfellsnesjökull glacier looming as your tour continues around the peninsula. Admire the beautiful and photogenic mountain of Kirkjufell. Snæfellsnes is also home to the big seal colony that you will have a chance to see at Ytri-Tunga Beach, before heading back to Reykjavik.

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Reykjavik: Silver Circle, Canyon Baths, and Waterfalls Tour

Reykjavik: Silver Circle, Canyon Baths, and Waterfalls Tour

Start in Reykjavik and head to Borgarnes, the gateway to West Iceland. Make your first stop at Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in Europe, which is so strong that it provides hot water and power for the locals for miles around. Spend some time walking amongst the steaming clouds of vapor. Move onto Hraunfossar, also known as the "Lava Waterfalls." Take in the sight from several viewing platforms and see how the water stretches for nearly a kilometer over ancient lava fields, with meltwater from the Langjokull glacier pouring into the Hvita river. Just a few yards away is Barnafoss, also known as “the waterfall of the children,” named after the tragic tale of two local children. Your next stop is Husafell, a breathtaking woodland oasis and a historical site with traditional turf houses and even some “elf huts” to delight the children, too. See intriguing works by local artists, as well as the famous “Lifting Stone of Husafell.” From Husafell, be transported in 4x4 cars further inland to the Deildargil Canyon, where you’ll see Langifoss, a towering two-tiered waterfall off the beaten path and which few people know of. Continue to the highlight of the tour, the Canyon Baths, for a traditional Icelandic hot spring experience at a sustainable, remote location found deep in the magnificent Hringsgil canyon. Bathe in 3 geothermally-heated stone pools of varying temperatures (30-41°C or 86-105°F), along with a cold-water pool and a cooling waterfall. Feel relaxed in the peaceful atmosphere, thanks to the limited capacity of 20 visitors at a time. Imagine what it was like for the early settlers to bathe in the same way. Make your final stop at Reykholt, which used to be the medieval home of Snorri Sturluson, a famous Icelandic historian and chieftain. Visit Snorralaug (Snorri’s Pool), another traditional natural hot spring, where locals have bathed since the 12th century. From there, return to the capital city, after a day of wonder and exploration in the wilds of West Iceland.

Husafell: Canyon Baths Soak with short Highlands Hike

Husafell: Canyon Baths Soak with short Highlands Hike

Set out to discover an authentically Icelandic pastime as you visit the Húsafell Canyon Baths with a guide. Begin your tour with a short hike through the wilderness before enjoying a relaxing soak in the geothermal pools. Hop aboard an air-conditioned vehicle in Húsafell and go on a short ride to a trailhead in the remote Icelandic Highlands. Wander along the trail in the company of a knowledgeable local guide, passing numerous natural wonders along the way. Take in the spectacular two-tiered Langifoss waterfall, cross an icy stream of glacial meltwater, and see the former site of Okjökull, Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change. As you walk, learn about Iceland's renewable energy practices as well as the sustainable Húsafell Canyon Baths project. Arrive at the secluded Canyon Baths and choose from 2 geothermal pools with temperatures of between 36 and 38 degrees Celsius. Then, sit back and indulge in a relaxing soak with spectacular views of the surrounding canyon, mountains, and glaciers. Finally, make your way back to the trailhead for a return transfer to the starting point in Húsafell.

Reykjavik: 2-Day West Tour with Snæfellsnes & Silver Circle

Reykjavik: 2-Day West Tour with Snæfellsnes & Silver Circle

Day 1: After being picked up in Reykjavik, your tour begins by driving on the scenic route 1 to the town of Borgarnes. From there, continue to the Borgarfjodur area, where you will visit the unique Lava Waterfalls called Hraunfossar and nearby Barnafossar waterfalls. Visit Glanni Watefall, Deildartunguhver - the most powerful hot spring in Europe and the Reykholt historic site. The last stop will be at Husafell - the woodland oasis. From here you can choose your next adventure. You can either go inside the biggest Lava Cave in Iceland called Vidgelmir or go on 4WD tour to visit relaxing Canyon Baths, stopping on the way to soak in the view of the two-tiered Langifoss Waterfall. You will then spend the night in Borgarnes - the capital of West Iceland sitting in the fjord. You will find there charming coffee houses and restaurants, as well as turf houses. The Northern Lights are also famous for playing their incredible symphony of lights in this area if the conditions are favorable. Day 2: On the second day, travel first to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where you will enjoy watching seals play on the beach and take in some amazing sights at the many beautiful creations of nature in the area. See the Snæfellsnesjökull glacier looming as your tour continues around the peninsula. Admire the beautiful and photogenic mountain of Kirkjufell. Snæfellsnes is also home to the big seal colony that you will have a chance to see at Ytri-Tunga Beach, before heading back to Reykjavik.

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The driver was also the guide and the minibus was full, so we were still traveling with a group of 20 people. The waterfalls were impressive and the natural baths were uniquely beautiful and a delight. Half of the people had booked the lava caves instead of the canyon baths, so only nine of us could enjoy them. No one else came. We also had enough time to relax.

Thorn, the god of thunder, brought to us a wonderful view of Iceland with history and personal ingishts. He joked with us (you can see that with how I’m calling him) bringing a good energy during this long day. Merci beaucoup pour cette magnifique journée ! La famille du Québec !!

This tour was pure magic! Most of the heavy lifting was done by the nature of Iceland, however my tour guide made it extra fun and very special. He was easy going and comfortable to be around and answered all my questions genuinely.

I loved this experience. Our guide was great, informative, and very helpful. The landscape is beautiful and the baths are amazing. If I ever return to Iceland, I’ll spend more time in Husafell and go to the canyon bath again :)

What an amazing experience.. the tour guide Ragnason was amazing.. he explained everything we needed to know for the day. Second country booking with get your guide and it was a great experience. Would recommend it Everytime.