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Prime: Þingvellir (Private tour).

Certified Operator     Tour Operator: Prime Tours     4 hours     Travel method: Mini Bus / Car     Region: Capital Region

Our private tour to the historic national park and UNESCO cultural site Þingvellir (Thingvellir) allows you to experience one of Iceland's most beautiful sight's in a private vehicle with your own driver-guide. The tour starts with a pickup at your accommodation in the greater metropolitan area of Reykjavik. From there we head head on towards the magnificent Þingvellir national park which is renowned for it's beautiful nature as well as cultural and historical importance. 

In the year 930 AD vikings founded the Icelandic parliament Alþingi (Althingi) at Þingvellir. As well as being the site of the foundation of the oldest parliament in the world, it is also the site of where the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart.  

What to expect:

  • Hakið viewpoint 
  • Almannagjá canyon 
  • Alþingi parliament 
  • Drekkingarhylur
  • Peningagjá

Hakið viewpoint

Hakið viewpoint offers exceptional views over the national park and the great lake Þingvallarvatn.

Almannagjá canyon

Almannagjá canyon offers a walking path from the viewpoint down the canyon and towards the location of the foundation site of Alþingi.

Alþingi parliament

Alþingi parliament is believed to be the world's oldest parliament. The historic site where vikings founded their parliament in 930 AD can be found at Þingvellir.


Drekkingarhylur is a deep pool at the base of a waterfall that was once used for executions in ancient times. 


A water filled chasm both crystal-clear and deep is a popular spot to throw a coin in and make a wish. This also happens to be a very popular diving location. 

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Difficulty: Easy

What is included

Private guide and private vehicle

Pickup at accommodation in Reykjavik metropolitan area 

Important information

We recommend travelers check the weather forecast for western Iceland and dress accordingly. 


This is a private tour in a private vehicle. Your driver will attend to your needs if you need any assistance. This is a family friendly tour and vehicles can be supplied with child seats included with no extra charge. We offer wheelchair accessible vehicles for travelers with limited mobility.  

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