Are you ready to explore Iceland? What are the must-see places to visit on every journey to Iceland? See the list of the top 5 top-rated places in Iceland.
The Westman Islands
Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) are a group of 15 spectacular islands and also over 30 huge cliffs, rocks and skerries, 70 kilometers off the southerly shore of Iceland. The biggest of the islands, Heimaey, has a population of roughly 4,100 and is the only populated island of the whole archipelago. It is also home to the biggest puffin swarm on the planet. The Westman Islands are a modern-day Pompeii in the north, with most of your homes staying undamaged under heaps of ashes.
The Snæfellsnes peninsula in west Iceland is usually referred to as “Iceland in miniature” because of the terrific range of geological marvels it includes– as a matter of fact, a day tour of the peninsula will certainly enable you to see and experience much of Iceland’s many sought out natural wonders.
The Golden Circle
Offering both spectacular views and a glance into Iceland’s history and culture, the Golden Circle is without a doubt the most preferred visitor course in Iceland. Laying out from the capital of Reykjavík, Golden Circle Tours have three primary quits: the national park of Þingvellir, the waterfall Gullfoss and the geothermal area of Haukadalur.
Skaftafell Nature Reserve
Forged by a relentless duel of fire and ice, the Skaftafell national get in southeast Iceland personifies fantastically unusual landscapes that are unparalleled anywhere in the globe.
Skaftafell’s pristine lands– covering over 4800 square kilometers– are composed of contrasting surroundings where mighty rivers punctured a fantastic black desert, that envelops a birch wood sanctuary under the Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue.
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
Approximately 60 kilometers east of Skaftafell, titanic icebergs drift peace on Jökulsárlón, a charming azure blue glacier shallows, where seals swim around plenty of mountains of ice that frequently break short the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier ice cap. Jökulsárlón is always placed amongst Iceland’s biggest natural marvels as well as recently came to be the deepest lake in Iceland; the lagoon gradually expands based on antarctic hideaway, expanding its limits as well as depths which have actually now reached 248 meters.