Some Outstanding Landmarks Other Than Golden Circle Tour To Iceland

Posted by gjtraveliceland on February 8th, 2016

The Golden Circle Tour Iceland is the most popular tourist destination that allows the tourists to see some of the stunning sights of Iceland, which of course offers some sensational backdrops to celebrate the northern Lights. Iceland is very much famous for the collections of marvelous natural masterpieces and the Golden Circle Tour is one of them.

This place provides some of the amazing natural phenomena other than the northern lights. Iceland also gets referred as the home of the geothermal valley of Haukadalur that is one out of many geothermal active regions from across the world. As this valley posses several natural wonders, the must see place is the Great Geyser that referred as the oldest geyser on this planet. It became dormant in the start of the 20th century. However, after the earthquake that occur in the year 2000, more of 70 meters hot water shoot in air one can witness at this place. It happens only at the interval of 9-10 hours interval, so make sure you visit this place at the correct time in your one day tour to Iceland.

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However, when we refer the second most popular geyser of Iceland then no need to worry about the timing. As Stokkur is the most regular erupting great geyser that occurs in every 8-10 minute interval. After these two marvelous tourist points, the Golden Circle Tour, Iceland Continues towards beautiful waterfall in Iceland, famous by the name of Gullfoss that is located on Hvita river. The famous natural phenomenon describes as the “golden falls”, because of glacial sediment in the water that turns the falls golden in color in sunlight. This golden waterfall starts at the height of 105 feet and follows in two steps that makes it the most powerful waterfall in entire Europe. This is just not that makes this waterfall so popular, in the cloudy weather one can witness numbers of rainbows surrounding this waterfall that offers breathtaking sights to the tourists.

A day trip to Iceland is not just popular for the marvelous natural phenomena or the Golden Circle Tour, Iceland. It is also very much popular for the history of this place that includes Thingvellie National Park to see the cultural, historical as well as the geological significance of Iceland. Clearly, we can say that its worth going to a day trip to Iceland for just more than a visit to the golden circle.

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