Iceland is one of the most mystical places in the world you will ever witness in your life.
It is known for its beautiful landscapes, natural resources, rare flora and fauna, volcanoes and many more beautiful places.
Here are plenty of reasons to visit Iceland once in your lifetime……..
There you can also find a huge geothermal activity which has given rise to famous natural spas such as the Blue Lagoon and other ancient warm water pools.
Iceland capital city Reykjavik is known for its engaging and wild nightlife scenes, so if you are a party animal you should visit this place too.
When is the best time to visit Iceland?
If you want to go between peak season then you should visit between (June from August).
And you want to visit off-season you should visit in the month of October-January.
You can also witness trolls, elves, giants, and other mythical creatures that add thrill to your journey.
And they have a population of 3.70 lakhs of people in their country and their native language is Icelandic.
A strange fact we all didn’t know about Iceland that this country doesn’t have an army.
And it is considered as the most peaceful and safest country in the world to live in.
Iceland is the only country which mosquito-free, that’s why it is considered as the cleanest country in the world.
Here are some reasons why you should not miss your journey to Iceland once in your lifetime.
Iceland is known as Mother Nature’s gift to earth
Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is the place you need to discover, its stunning landscapes, beautiful waterfalls never seen before infrastructure.
All the things you need to visit available in Reykjavik, and you don’t want to go anywhere else.
On your drive from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik city, you’ll witness Mount Keilir, a small volcano and actually, you can climb on it.
And also you will get an encounter with the world-famous Blue lagoon (Geothermal spa).
Because of its beautiful natural resources, many Hollywood and Bollywood movies are also shot in Iceland.
You can keep your day Under $50
If you visit off-season you can save money on your big expenses such as hotels, huge discounts on flights and you can visit restaurants with maximum discounts.
Due to fewer crowds during the off-season, these restaurants and hotels give big discounts to attracts customers.
So if you visit between spring or early summer can not only be cheaper with less crowd also serves some of the best offers.
All-day long sunlight
In Iceland, you can enjoy long summer days and Iceland and with almost no dark for the whole day.
I have visited Iceland in 2016 in the month of June, and I haven’t seen 1 minute of darkness on the whole day.
For me, it was one of the most thrilling and fascinating experience, it’s simply mind-blowing.
And another major benefit is that you can easily hire a cab or taxi at much cheaper and go for the most thrilling road trip ever.
Things to do in Iceland
Visit Snæfellsjökull National Park
Snæfellsjökull National Park sits on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and is best known for its signature glacier called Snæfellsjökull.
Its a heaven for all the nature lovers they can go for whale watching as well as bird watching some of the locally rare species of birds.
This national park attracts many trekkers and challenges one of the best hiking trails in the world.
Here you can also climb and walk along the glacier, and it is one of the most fascinating things to do.
Interestingly, it is this glacier that was featured in Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne.
This national park serves never seen before natural resources and unique flora and fauna to its visitors.
Visit Viking world museum
This Viking world museum will drive you back in time and a dream come true place for all the Viking ( Famous web series) lovers.
This museum has all the equipment like swords, shields, armor, tank, and many more things from the Viking era.
You can also find a replica of a Viking ship from the 9th century called the Icelander.
There is a section on fascinating Norse mythology as well as a Settlement Zoo and a Viking playground.
Explore black sand of Djúpalón Beach
Djúpalón Beach in Snæfellsjökull National Park is known for its black sand beach and unique rock formations.
There are also pretty rock arches and limpid pools dotting the sands and you may even find evidence of the Editing, a ship that was wrecked off the beach in 1948.
Many Bollywood and Hollywood movies are also shot there, that’s the reason why this place seems familiar to us.
Thousands of tourists visit this Black sand beach and it is one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Iceland.
Witness the miracle of nature- The Northern Lights
Northern Lights is just a miracle of nature and people who have witnessed this phenomenon are the luckiest ones.
These Auroras are the result of disturbances in the magnetosphere caused by the solar wind.
What month is best to see the northern lights?
This phenomenon occurs only once or twice a year, so if you want to witness this Aurora you have come to Iceland in the month of August or September.
If you travel to Seltjarnarnes from Iceland’s capital Reykjavik there is much higher chance to witness this Aurora.
For a complete journey to Iceland then you should witness the northern lights and it gives you an amazing feeling.
See the rare animals of Puffin Island
Puffin Island is named after a beautiful bird Puffin because there we witness the highest population of Puffins.
At Puffin Island you encounter some of the rare species of birds, wild animals, and rare fauna of this place.
Puffin Island is Half a mile away from the capital of Iceland Reykjavik, islands of Akurey and Lundey knew for their Puffin Colonies.
Unique wildlife here includes cormorants, ducks, seagulls, guillemots, penguins, and sea lions.
You can take a boat from the mainland and witness these puffin creatures at Puffin Island.
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