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From Reykjavik: Landmannalaugar Hiking and Hot Springs

1. From Reykjavik: Landmannalaugar Hiking and Hot Springs

Journey through the beautiful countryside of Southern Iceland and into the highlands through Þjórsárdalur valley and visit Hjálparfoss waterfall. Depart from Reykjavik and head to the Landmannalaugar geothermal area often referred to as “The Pearl of the Central Highlands.” Landmannalaugar’s colorful mountains are formed by centuries of volcanic activity in the area and the picturesque natural landscape in this raw climate is simply breathtaking. Enjoy a relaxing bath in a natural warm pool which was created by the combination of the area's hot and cold springs, or take a leisurely hike in the surrounding rhyolite mountain paths. Your tour continues west and past Iceland’s most infamous and active volcano, Hekla, which was believed to be the gateway to hell during the Middle Ages. After exploring Iceland's unique volcanic landscapes, return to Reykjavík over Hellisheiði Mountain heath.

Selfoss: Golden Circle Small Group Rafting Tour

2. Selfoss: Golden Circle Small Group Rafting Tour

Discover a mix of serene canyons and adrenaline pumping waves and rapids on this group rafting tour in the Golden Circle from Selfoss. Enjoy the natural wonder of Gullfoss waterfall and Brúarhlöð canyon on this 7 kilometer route. See views that you can only get by boat. Stay warm with a wetsuit and safe with a life-jacket. Navigate the water with trained guides that can cater to all levels of rafting expertise, so no previous rafting experience is required. Try an exhilarating cliff dive into the river. Bask in epic views of the Icelandic wilderness before warming up in a Finnish sauna and hot tub. Choose to order a cold beverage, or grab a bite to eat at the River restaurant after working up an appetite paddling.

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Super great experience. We had a lot of fun. Very safe rafting for beginners. There was a lot of fun. Very knowledgeable guides. Very nice river course. It wasn't as cold as expected either. Afterwards you can warm up in the sauna or in the hot tub. Or eat something

Magnificent experience supervised by an outstanding guide and driven by an exceptional driver! Thank you guys, that was nice!

Beautiful trek in stunning scenery with a delightful and knowledgeable guide, a long drive but worth it for the views!

Simply perfect, with a great guide to discover the volcanic landscapes. AN UNFORGETTABLE DAY.

The excursion is beautiful, a unique and incredible site.