The Borgarfjördur region is rich in diversity and offers the perfect combination between historical elements and beautiful locations, including the picturesque Hraunfossar waterfalls.
We head north from Reykjavik and within an hour we are at Borgarnes town where we stop for a brief introduction to the settlement of the region and hear about one of the most colourful characters from the Sagas, Egill Skallagrimsson. For those interested, we can stop at the Settlement Exhibition.
Leaving Borgarnes town we head inland where our stops include Deildatunguhver hot springs, Krauma geothermal pools, Reykholt historical site and Hraunfossar waterfalls. We then head up to the highlands, travelling the Kaldidalur trail, along the Langjökull glacier and coming down to Thingvellir National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, we head back to Reykjavik.
Our recommended stops:
Deildatunguhver hot springs
Krauma geothermal pools
Reykholt historical site and museum
Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls
Kaldidalur highland route
Thingvellir National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Settlement Center Exhibition
The Stedji Brewery (beer tasting)
Nesjavellir area (hiking options) including the Nesjavellir Power Plant and Game of Thrones location
Duration: 10 hours
Availability: June 1 - August 31
Departure: At the time of your choosing but no later than 12:00
Private tour for up to 4 persons:
RideShare pr. seat:
What is RideShare?
If you are travelling alone or with one or two others, and therefore not filling four seats, and if you are willing to share the ride with others, you can choose the RideShare option.
All RideShare tours will be cancelled if we cannot fill all four seats. We will inform you s soon as all four seats are filled and the tour will proceed as planned. We will also let you know should the tour be cancelled.
All cancelled tours will be refunded in full.