Over the last few years, Iceland has become top travel destinations for tourists from all over the world. Northern lights, lunar landscapes, and so many other amazing things to see in Iceland. There’s just never enough time to see everything this stunning country has to offer. Here are the top 10 amazing things to see in Iceland.
The gorgeous marine giants can be seen from the different locations in the country including Reykjavík. Several companies organize the 2-3 hour whale watching tours. You have more chances of seeing these amazing creatures between May and September.
Skaftafell Ice Cave, Vatnajökull National Park
Let it go! Let it go! If you find yourself singing that song while visiting these ice caves, we assure you it’s absolutely normal! land The overwhelmingly beautiful ice caves attract adventurers and many travel agencies organize trips to the glaciers, from where the caves can be visited. Needless to say, it’s better to be there in winter.
The unique church is situated in the middle of Reykjavík and is the tallest and most recognizable building in the country. Its architecture was inspired by the Black Falls, a waterfall in Skaftafell surrounded by dark lava columns.
Due to the volcanic activities underneath the surface, you may find a lot of geysers, underground springs and thermal pools all around the country. Many geysers are found in Haukadalur in the south of the country, Strokkur in the southwest of Iceland besides the Hvítá River being the most popular one.
The multicolored rhyolite mountains, lava fields, and the Hekla volcano is a very popular tourist destination. You can hike and horse ride here, and you’re truly feeling like you’re on another planet.
Maelifell Volcano, Myrdalsjökull Glacier Park
You have to actually see this volcano to believe it. The volcano is topped with a lavish green surface covered with moss. There is plenty to do and see in the park, full of volcanoes, hot springs and other beautiful sites.
Near the small town of Grundarfjörður in the western Iceland, the mountain will make you think of the Hobbit’s Lonely Mountain. Small heavenly waterfalls surround the place and at night if you’re lucky enough you can even see the Northern Lights. What more can one ask for?
Blue Lagoon, Grindavík
This geothermal spa is truly one of kind. Located only 40 minutes away from offers Reykjavík, it offers most relaxing natural bathing experience ever. The water from the underground hot springs reaches 37–39 °C and is very beneficial for health and skin.
Iceland is very famous for this phenomenon. Needless to say, the lights are best admired in remote places, away from the urban lights. The most popular place to see the Northern lights is at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, in southeast Iceland. The best time to see it is from the middle of September to the middle of April.
Located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland, the gorgeous waterfall is without a doubt one of the most amazing Things To See In ICELAND. The river Hvítá plunges creating a powerful stream and Gullfoss and seems like it’s simply vanishing into the earth. A must see!