Topping bucket lists, wooing nature lovers and dazzling increasing numbers of visitors – there seems no end to the talents of this breathtaking island country in Europe. You will come across numerous waterfalls, volcanoes, geothermal areas, glaciers, lagoons, black beaches, mountains and the famous Icelandic horses all over the lush green countryside. It’s a soft adventure not to be forgotten easily. Here’s are some snapshots from across the country.
The 62-meter-high Skogafoss waterfall happens to be one of the biggest in the country. It’s located near a small village called Skógar in South Iceland, along the Southern Ring Road.
Iceland’s most famous and picturesque waterfall, Gullfoss is a spectacular double cascade. It plummets down 32 meters and causing a gigantic and gorgeous spray.
The Þingvellir National Park, close to Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital city, is home to Alþingi parliament that the Vikings established in AD 930. Its the oldest in the world. The national park is a Unesco World Heritage Site.
The highlands of Landmannalaugar are famous for their colourful mountains that become like this due to volcanic activity in the area.
Many luminous-blue icebergs drift through Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
Iceland is all about glaciers and volcanoes.
You’ll come across gorgeous Icelandic horses in the countryside.
One of the most famous attractions in the country is the Geysir and it spouts out steam every 5 to 10 minutes.
Iceland’s southernmost town, Vik, is also home to black sand beaches.
The gorgeous capital of Iceland – Reykjavík