Top Best Winter Activities in Iceland: What to do in Iceland in Winter: Iceland, the island of ice and fire, has turned out to be one of the world’s best travel destinations. There are many wonders in Iceland that you will find amazing. Especially, there are the northern lights that are the most attractive phenomenon that occurs in Iceland.
This place has everything to give to a travel seeker, thrill adventurers as well as a nature lover. You will find a wide range of adventurers that your one trip will not be just enough to watch all these wonders in Iceland. Iceland DMC
In Iceland, you’ll discover active volcanoes, fountains, hot springs, glaciers, ice fields, and fjords, for this thinly populated nation, resting at the verge of the Arctic Circle, stands on the top of one of the world’s most volcanically active areas.
Top Best Winter Activities in Iceland-
Everyone knows about Iceland and well, its wonders are quite famous across the globe. Everyone would have thought of visiting Iceland once in their lifetime and some are willing to go there for a couple more times after their first visit.
Iceland is a perfect holiday destination due to its natural wonders. It has Thingvellir National Park, Strokkur (Geyser), Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Jokulsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, Black sandy beaches at Vik, Myvatn by the midnight sun, Fjords, Dettifoss and Godafoss, Latrabjarg bird cliffs, Holuhraun, Landmannalaugar & Thorsmork, Svartifoss, Fjadrargljufur, Snaefellsnes, etc.
Here is the list of things that you can do while your visit in Iceland during winters, so without wasting any time, let’s gets started….
Hunt for Northern Lights
There are only few places in the world where you can experience this once in lifetime experience and every place has its own uniqueness and popularity and Iceland is one of them. The best time is during the winters. It is cold and dark outside so the lights shine much brighter than usual. If you go out when there is clear sky then you will see lights with amazing view but if the sky is not clear then the clouds will become obstruction in the view and you won’t be able to see the lights clearly.
When: Early September to the end of April.
Best Viewing Locations: Some of the great options comprises of Seltjarnarnes in Reykjavik, Vik, Látrabjarg/Westfjords, Eldborgahraun, Djúpavík, Þingvellir National Park.
Go for Hiking
Iceland is known for its wonders and during the month of July, there are plenty of things to do. One of them is you can go hiking. You could explore the natural wonders of Iceland. A month would pass but still you won’t be able to visit all the wonders of Iceland.
You could have a hiking tour that is organized by some of the local tour/guide companies. Hiking would give you a unique view of volcanoes, lava fields, forests, lakes, glaciers, rivers, etc.
Go For Ice Caving and Glacier Tours
During winters, Ice caves are one of the best things that you can witness in Iceland during winter season. There are many Ice caves located in Iceland in several different locations. On the other hand, if you want to walk, snowmobile, or take a super jeep tour on top of a glacier, then you’ll also find it there to make your experience lot more better.
The Golden Circle
If you a nature explorer and nature lover then you headed for the Golden Circle as it is definitely for you. Not only the place but also along the route, you are going to find out the beautiful Þingvellir National Park, the striking Gullfoss Waterfall, and the unbelievable Haukadalur Geysir. It is the best way to explore Iceland’s beauty of its beautiful nature.
The Blue Lagoon
Well, if you are travelling anywhere that means you need relaxation from daily busy life, stress and any other worries and what can be more better than a spa to relax down. Well, you will be more happier to know that it is not a usual spa but actually it is a mother nature’s spa.
Just enters the Blue Lagoon and take a dip in the geothermal spa along with spreading the mud all over your skin which contains best of the minerals like silica and sulfur and all the good stuff which will make you relax along with pampering your skin. Together with this relaxing time you can also enjoy the beautiful scenic mountain view. Make sure that before you head out there book your ticket in advance.