Top 5 places to visit in Iceland this summer

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Iceland is renowned of its impeccable nature, breath-taking sceneries, and culture that have always been colourful over the years. Summertime is the best season to visit Iceland since you will be stunned at its glorious sight of midnight sun. Discern more wonderful places to relish your Iceland cruise this summer.

Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park

First spot is the marvellous Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. While you traverse along, you will be amazed with the scenic faults and fissures highlighting the earth’s continental drift. The spectacular landscape in this park substantiates the eternal tectonic activity. Let your eyes indulge in the magnificent waterfall Öxaráfoss traversing from the river Öxará. These two spans the park. On the other hand, bash in one of the attractions, the Scuba diving at the Silfra rift –a Eurasian and American continental drift found along the Þingvallavatn Lake, which is the biggest natural lake. It is best to witness these scenic spots when the weather condition is great and this is why it is also called the Weather paradise. Lastly, here you will be marvelled to take a sight of the only tectonic plate you can see above sea level.

 

Vatnajökull National Park

Vatnajökull National Park

Next stop is the Vatnajökull National Park. It is where the magnificent Hvannadalshnúkur, the highest mountain in Iceland and the quaint Vatnajökull, the largest glacier is dwelling. Also, lavish yourself to witness the Dettifoss or take countless photos with the most powerful waterfall in Europe. With the three gigantic natures’ best, it is reasonable to consider it to be the biggest park in Europe.

Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar

After checking in whatever hotels in Iceland, do not miss to stopover at Landmannalaugar or the people’s pool. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Iceland. It also called the Heart of hikers since many hikers adore the awesome landscape, which is the intersection of the vibrant rhyolite mountains, lava fields and hot springs. Delight yourself in the warm streams and attractive camping cabins. You will also enjoy horse riding here while sightseeing in Iceland. This beautiful tourist site is best enjoyed and opens only during the summer solstice.

Gullfoss or Golden Falls

Gullfoss or Golden Falls

Now, let us go check the breath-taking Gullfoss or Golden Falls. It is considered as a Star attraction because you will be stars trucked as you watch the river waters disappear into the crack. You will absolutely feel revitalized and vigorous. The plummeting waterfalls will take on its golden gleam when the sun is out –it looks like of a molten gold cascading into the crevice. Your presence in this spectacular view will leave you breathless.

 

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Your Iceland cruise will not be complete if you will miss the Blue Lagoon. Hop in this wonderful geothermal spa composed of marvellous steamy blue waters which is part of the phenomenal lava formation. The warm water spa is packed with minerals such as sulphur and silica. These minerals are known to benefit individuals with skin maladies.

So better get ready, book your flight and reserve in any hotels in Iceland and have a great summer escapade!

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