There are so many places in the world that are worth exploring, and so it’s worth enjoying your holiday time by using it wisely. Iceland is one of those incredible places that everyone has on their bucket list, so here are four reasons to go to Iceland for a trip away.
See The Northern Lights
The Northern Lights are why many people choose to go to Iceland in the hopes that they’ll be able to spot it when they’re out there. It’s a weird and wonderful experience that is so much more effective when you see it right in front of your eyes, rather than through a photograph or video. You might want to do this as part of a tour group, like Tours of Iceland, or perhaps you fancy staying in accommodation where you can lay beneath the stars and see the wonderful lights from the comfort of a bed.
Take A Soak In The Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon is also another popular reason why many like to head over to Iceland for a long weekend away. The lagoon contains geothermal water that’s crystal blue and looks instantly calming just from all the photos of tourists that have already been to explore it and take a dip. It’s the ultimate in relaxation and a great way to experience a spa-like treatment that’s out in the open. You might be sharing that experience with hundreds of others, but it’s certainly one you’ll never forget. It’s known for its healing powers and that it’s pretty much like a natural hot tub.
Go Volcano Exploring
Volcano exploring sounds a little more like a daredevil experience but definitely one worth doing if you’d like to see these natural wonders up close and personal. Iceland exists because of these volcanic eruptions, and so volcano tours are highly popular when you’re staying in this part of the world. You want to hope though that the volcano doesn’t erupt whilst you’re busy exploring! It’s one of nature’s phenomenons and not something that everyone gets the opportunity to experience in their lifetime. So why not give it a go when you’re there? Make it a part of your trip!
Experience Whale Watching Up Close
There are some incredible creatures that we live and cohabit within this world. The mighty whale is something absolutely captivating in the flesh. Taking a whale watching experience while in Iceland is a must-do, and there’s nothing like seeing these huge mammals up close. There are over twenty species of whales to see in these oceans that surround Iceland, and you may well see other wildlife during your trip. Book this to avoid disappointment as it’s likely to be a once in a lifetime opportunity to do so.
Iceland is a wonderful spot that’s a simply magical, winter wonderland. So brave the cold and explore a new part of the world that’s got so much to offer. Stay for a week or just pop over for the weekend if you don’t have time for a long trip.
See you in my next post!