Things to do
The Majestic Gullfoss Waterfall - Get your wits about you as you visit one of the most popular and epic attractions in the country. There are no rails or barricades separating you from the powerful plunge of River Hvita.
Dip in the Blue Lagoon - Immerse your body and mind in the healing waters of this medicinal geothermal spa and feel every shred of stress melt away in its steam.
The Iconic Hallgrimskirkja - Inspired by the Black Falls, another Icelandic wonder, this church is the tallest and most recognisable building here. It is absolutely riveting to witness the church in all its glory as the dusk falls all around it and the lights come on to reveal an which is nothing short of a masterpiece.
The Spellbinding Northern Lights - There is something so very surreal about gazing up at the darkened skies and seeing a multitude of bright colours prancing about with no end in sight. Mostly shades of green or pink, these lights are so awe inspiring that you may easily lose yourself in the wonder and magic unravelling so splendidly before your eyes.
Best time to visit June to August
April to May and September to October can be wonderful times to visit Iceland. The highland roads would usually be open, which will give you access to the raw and somewhat untouched part of Iceland. The midnight sun can be best enjoyed summer, during June to August, where it reaches its peak giving 24 hours of daylight. Shops are mostly open in this time of year. Some companies run boat tours and wildlife photography excursions. Northern Lights tours operate from mid-March to mid-April when they are best seen. It is also possible to see it from September through to early April.
The spring season from April to May is the season to go if you are looking for outdoor activities like aerial tours, dog sledding, fishing, glacier tours, hiking, horseback riding etc. The colder winter months of November through to February see the country basked with thick blanket of snow. Roads are generally closed from October to mid-May, and some don't open until early July. Iceland is an extremely rewarding destination for whale watching -May to September is the right time for it.
How to reach
Arrive at Keflavik International Airport, located outside of the capital city of Reykjavik.
Domestic airlines provide regular flights between Reykjavik and other major destinations.
Getting around in Iceland is easy, by taxi, bus, walk, or bike. The car is the most suitable mode of transport.
Iceland has decent and affordable bus system that offer a great selection of tours as well as point-to-point scheduled services.
Car rental agencies can be found in most major towns.
There are also a number of ferry services that connect the mainland and nearby islands.
Cycling as another means of transport, but changeable weather and unpaved roads can pose some challenge.
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