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Top 5 Things to Do In Iceland



Iceland is a unique and magical destination that has something for everyone.


From stunning landscapes to rare wildlife sightings, there is never a shortage of things to do and see in Iceland.


In this article, we will be discussing the top 5 things to do in Iceland that will leave you in awe.


Whether you are a nature lover, adventure seeker, or just looking for a peaceful getaway, Iceland has it all.


So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the wonders of Iceland.

 

Whale Watching Tour


There are many tours available that allow you to see whales as well as

puffins.


You can engage with Naturalists and experience rare sightings that will leave you in awe.


It is best to whale watch in the summer months, preferably April through September.


Minke whales are the most common in Iceland. Follow instructions carefully and be safe.

 

Blue Lagoon Spa


This mineral-rich attraction is minutes from the Keflavik International airport.


There are many spa options available due to the geothermic forces and many natural elements.


The lagoon is man-made and renewed every two days with fresh water.


You can easily access the site via car or bus.

 

West Fjords


Located in a popular peninsula, the Fjords are breathtaking.


You need to plan well and leave time to really explore all this area has to offer.


They have great attractions.

You can visit a myriad of special sites, such as the Icelandic Sea Monster Museum or the famous Látrabjarg cliff.


There is much to experience in this mountainous, remote area.


You will have options that will keep you interested while on your expedition.

 

Skogafoss


The perfect place for you to get a shot with a double rainbow, Skogafoss is the most scenic fall in Iceland.


With a drop of over 60 meters, the view is spectacular.


There is also a legend of gold that lies within the falls. Take your chance and search if you dare...

 

Silfra


Silfra is an amazing diving spot located in Thingvellir National Park.


It is the crevice between the tectonic plates in North America and Eurasian continents.


It is the only place in the world where you can dive between two tectonic plates that shift roughly 2 cm every year.


The shifting of the earth creates new caverns and tunnels.


There is plenty of wildlife to see on your dive/snorkel.


The three main dive sites are; Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral and Silfra Lagoon.


The maximum depth is about 207 feet.


The water is the purest in the world and you can feel free to take a sip while diving.

 

In conclusion, Iceland is a traveler's paradise full of natural wonders and unique experiences that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.


From whale watching to exploring the West Fjords, or taking a dip in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland has something for everyone.


The country's untouched beauty and friendly locals make it a must-visit destination for any traveler.


So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip to Iceland today and get ready to create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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