Biking in Þingvellir

Views of Þingvellir lake on a biking tour in Iceland
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Highlights:

  • Biking day trip in Þingvellir National Park
  • Stunning views & geothermal features
  • Bike between tectonic plates of Europe & North America

Description:

Go on a biking day trip in Iceland to Þingvellir National Park, the birthplace of the world’s oldest parliament. The site is set where the North American and European tectonic plates meet. The plates keep drifting apart which makes it a spectacular geological site to visit. Þingvellir has been one of the most popular attractions in Iceland for decades due to its rich history and striking landscape. On this biking day trip we will take you on exciting trails and secret spots where you can enjoy the astonishing landscape peacefully, far from the crowd. You will experience a fantastic ride along a beautiful lake and ride by a famous fissure where you will literally be in between the two tectonic plates. This is a place that boasts otherworldly landscapes of volcanoes, lakes, birch forest and endless lava fields.

Certified Tour Operator:

Bike Company

Availability:

  • Summer
Duration: 5 hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 3 out of 5 or Moderate

Pickup:

  • Yes

Minimum Age:

  • 14 years old

Ratio:

  • 10:1 per guide
Price: ISK 34,900

Included:

  • Pick-up and drop of at your hotel in Reykjavik
  • All transports during the trip
  • Expert local leadership
  • Quality MTB (hard tail) & helmet
  • Complete pick-nick lunch
  • Snack & water

Not included:

  • Trip insurance
  • Personal equipment and items like energy drinks and snacks supplements
  • Optional tipping to guide

What to bring:

  • Bring a small backpack
  • Warm clothing
  • Winter gear
  • Good outdoor shoes and warm gloves
  • Lunch
  • Something to drink

Pickup times:

  • Approximately 1 hour before tour starts

Departures:

  • 11:00 AM

Operates:

  • Every day

Good to know:

  • As you know, the fitter you are the more fun you'll have. This trip is not demanding but keep in mind that Iceland can be chilly, even in summer. The weather can change quickly and wind and rain is common. Participants need to be prepared for a wide range of weather. Expect the temperature to dip down to below 10°C (below 50°F) and to warm up to 15-20°C (60-70°F).

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