In Iceland, the earth displays her raw beauty without inhibitions. Submerged rifts, gushing hot springs, geothermal spas and the resplendent Northern Lights - these are just a few of the things that make Iceland both a geologist's dream and a traveller's delight. Equally endowed with historical and literary riches, this dynamic Nordic European island has something to enchant every type of traveller. Iceland has been voted as one of the best destinations for self-driven holidays too.
BEST TIME TO VISITApr - Aug
SUGGESTED DURATION5 Days
FLIGHT DURATION14 Hours
EAT: Some challenging local dishes such as putrefied shark meat, puffin meat or singed sheep's head complete with eyeballs.
DRINK: Brennivin (burnt wine), Schnapps made from potatoes and caraway seeds with the foreboding nickname Svarti Dauoi (black death).
Discover the country's black volcanic rock, red-hot lava fields and steaming geysers.
Explore glacial lakes, icebergs and the aquamarine waters of the Blue Lagoon.
Go fishing and spot puffins in the Eastern Fjords.
Spend an evening chasing the elusive Northern Lights.
Visit the small fishing towns and villages that dot the island's wild Ring Road.
Dine out in the vibrant cafes and bars of Reykjavik, Iceland's hip capital.
Immerse yourself in Iceland. Connect to its history, its people, and make unforgettable memories through one-of-a-kind adventures.
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mid-September to mid-April
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