Biking at Thingvellir National Park

Season: Daily Operates: 1. May - 30. Sept. Duration: About 5 hours Departs from: Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik Difficulty level: MODERATE

Tour description
€296 per person

Thingvellir has been one of the most popular attractions in Iceland for decades due to its rich history and striking landscape. On this tour you will get a different view of Thingvellir while on a bike. We will take you on exciting bike trails and secret spots where you can enjoy the astonishing landscape peacefully, far from the crowd.

Thingvellir 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. This renowned attraction was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2004.

We will take you on a fantastic ride along the beautiful lake Thingvellir and the famous fissure of Almannagjá where you will literally be in between the two tectonic plates. Þingvellir boasts beautiful landscapes of volcanoes, endless lava fields, moss and lush vegetation, birch forest, lake and wildlife.

Tour highlights

  • A bike tour around Thingvellir National Park
  • Standing on the two tectonic plates
  • Landscape of volcanoes, lakes, birch forest and lava fields

Did you know?

Thingvellir is beautiful all year around and biking there is simply joyful!

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.

Good to know

Activity Level – Moderate, for novice and intermediate riders. The trails are gravel country roads and easy trails.

The fitness level is rated as good. 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.

Pick up: Pick up at your hotel starts up to 30 minutes before departure.

Group size: From 2 – 10 participants.

Biking distance: ~10-15 kilometres.