BIKING IN THE NATIONAL PARK OF THINGVELLIR
A FANTASTIC RIDE WHERE YOU WILL LITERALLY BE IN BETWEEN THE TWO TECTONIC PLATES

Let us take you to 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.
Thingvellir has been one of the most popular attractions in Iceland for decades due to its rich history and striking landscape. On this tour 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.

 


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Meeting point: Departure at 11:00 am. A pick up is provided before the departure in the greater Reykjavik area.

Group size: From 2 – 10 participants.

Duration: ~ 5 hours.

Activity Level - Moderate: The technical ability for “Biking in the National Park of Þingvellir” is rated as moderate for intermediate cyclist.

Fitness level - Good: 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.

Price: 34.900 ISK pr. person.

Included in this tour:
  • 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 in this tour:
  • Trip insurance
  • Personal equipment and items like energy drinks and snacks supplements
  • Optional tipping to guide

Your personal equipment 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). Bring a small backpack, warm clothing, winter gear, good outdoor shoes and warm gloves.  

Your Safety: This trip take place in the countryside of Iceland. If you choose to participate in our tours it is up to you to ride well within your limits and be mindful of your own safety and your actions that may affect the safety of the group. Participants must make sure to stay hydrated, nourished and rested. Any alcohol or drug consumption is prohibited during our rides. Our guides have first aid training but if a serious injury occurs they will call local Search and Rescue services at the cost of the participant. Personal medical travel insurance is mandatory.

Bike Company reserves the right to make alterations and substitutions to the itinerary as weather or terrain conditions dictate or as necessary to improve the trip quality or to accommodate the comfort, convenience, and well-being of our clients.

The Next Steps: Once your online registration form has been received we will send you a confirmation in form of a ticket for the trip. Please make sure you have read and understand our Terms and Conditions and do not hesitate to get in touch if you still have questions.

Private tour: Are you looking for a unique trip with a unique date? Please don’t hesitate to contact us by email here

Questions? Feel free to send us an email at info@bikecompany.is if you have any questions.

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