Things to Look For on Iceland Tours
When you arrive in Iceland, you will immediately realize you have found a special place. There are numerous activities and incredible sightseeing available. There are tours and tour events that are tailored to give the visitor a sense of belonging to this unique island country. Iceland features 36 hostels. The majority of the inns are a stone’s throw from the ocean and circle the island perimeter.
Below is a list of some of the tours that guests enjoy:
Classic day tours
Round Trip tours
Volcanoes and other geological tours
Northern lights tours
Explore Reykjavik and surrounding towns
Cars, bikes and motorbikes are available for rent. If you have a vehicle, the most spectacular trip could well be the 852-mile jaunt around the perimeter on Ring Road. This trip can be broken up into more than one day; just make sure you have accommodations reserved.
Tourists are always amazed how much there is to see and do in Iceland. Every one of these tours brings something different to the table.
Reykjanes Penninsula – This includes the famous Blue Lagoon outdoor bathing spot. This visit is a “must see” and don’t forget your bathing suit.
South Coast Safari and J?Ã¯Â¿Â½kulsarlon glacial lagoon – A sweeping tour that takes you along the south coast of the island and to the spectacular glacial lagoon. Simply magical.
Snaefellsjokull – For those interested in volcanoes or geology, the amazing tour takes you back to a different time.
The Saga Circle – On the west side of Iceland, this was the home of the island’s most forward-thinking minds and philosophers. No place like it. Lush birdlife and striking cliffs.
South Coast and Thorsmork – Capture the south side and spend extra time at the Thorsmork reserve. This sojourn is a wildlife lover’s dream come true.
The Golden Circle – Gullfoss and Geysir make this trip the most popular and spellbinding tour. Plan on seeing striking waterfalls and those amazing geysers.
The Blue Lagoon – Visit the west side of Iceland and see and feel the unparalleled beauty of this spectacular lagoon set in the country’s youngest lava field. Bring your camera.
The Pearl of the Highlands – Hop on the bus and visit Landmannalaugar to take in panoramic views and enjoy bathing in a totally natural hot spring. There is really nothing quite like it.
These are just some of the island’s most appealing sights. These spectacular trips make everyone anxious to return. And, don’t forget about the duty-free shops. Shoppers will love the trip through Reykjavik and neighboring towns. See the local color. Chat with natives and dine exquisitely. A vacation in Iceland is far from the maddening crowds elsewhere and is sure to be an intimate unforgettable experience.