Iceland´s Hidden World - Iceland´s oldest still standing archaeological remains.Twelve man-made caves have been discovered on the land of Ægissíða by Hella. Four of them have been open to the public. All of them ancient - with some believed to date even further back than the settlement of the Nordic Vikings. The wonders of the Caves of Hella include ancient crosses, wall carvings and carved seats.Mystery surrounds the caves and for centuries people have wondered:Are the caves the handywork of the Celts?Were the caves a place of ancient worship?Discover the secrets and experience and the magical Underworld of the South.
Landmannalaugar is a nature phenomenon that never ceases to amaze! The colors in the landscape are just incredible, with lava, sand and gravel of all colors and kinds! Summer or winter, Landmannalaugar is one of the most beautiful regions in the country. It's rugged landscape, magnificent colors, bubbling hot springs and clear rivers are prevalent throughout, giving the area its own unique and highly captivating character.
Take advantage of the long daylight hours characteristic of Icelandic summers by embarking on a guided tour of the Golden Circle in the evening, when the sites as less crowded. Leaving Gljúfrabúi, visit Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where Iceland's first settlers founded the world´s oldest parliament in the year 930. Continue to Geysir geothermal area where Strokkur geyser erupts roughly every 5-10 minutes, and then to the mighty Gullfoss waterfall.
Indulge your inner geologist—and take an educational break on your tour of the south coast—by visiting Iceland's state-of-the-art Lava Centre. Learn all about the birth and growth of Iceland, one of the world’s largest volcanic islands, which, over millions of years, has been shaped by countless volcanic eruptions. Skip the line, and get the best price, by booking in advance.
Spend an evening searching for the elusive Northern Lights with professional guides. Hunt for this spectacular natural phenomenon with locals who have experience in predicting weather conditions and scouting the best locations. Your guides take you out on the South Coast in an SUV or Super Jeep for a fantastic night of adventure.
Iceland is a land carved by ice and fire. Enjoy touring some of its most majestic features during this full-day 4x4 adventure of its southern coast. Waterfalls, black sand beaches, and glaciers await on this fun and flexible excursion led by experienced bilingual guides.
The south coast of Iceland is home to some of the country’s most impressive glacier and lagoon scenery, but reaching the remote locations independently isn’t easy. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Gljúfrabúi hotel and delve into the Icelandic wilderness in your comfortable vehicle with your guide. See the best of the spectacular Vatnajökull National Park, and reach glaciers and lagoons including Fjallsárjökull, Skaftafell, and Jökulsárlón.
Avoid crowds and the hassle of traveling in a large group. This private tour offers a more personalized experience of Iceland's stunning south coast. Visit the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss; the black sand beach of Reynisfjara, and Sólheimajökull glacier.
See the highlights of Iceland's south coast—and discover a few hidden spots missed by most visitors—on this guided tour from Gljúfrabúi. Walk behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall, climb above Skógafoss waterfall, and take a stroll along the black-sand beach of Reynisfjara. Between visiting these landmarks, your guides share local insights and take you to a few hidden gems.
The ‘Secret Ice Cave’ is a spectacular natural wonder, formed by the Katla Volcano and located along the Kötlujökull Glacier. On this tour, venture off-road in a 4x4 and explore the wild glacial landscapes north of Vik. Accompanied by your guide, venture inside the 800-year-old cave and marvel at the towering ice walls, glacial ice formations, and sheets of blue, black, and white ice.