Travel to Iceland

Iceland is another European region which is situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. The country is volcanically and geologically active and the interiors consist mostly of plateaus, mountains, glaciers etc. Even though temperatures are low in the country, it is due to the Gulf Stream, the country remains a bit warm. The country has a lot to offer to its visitors who travel to Iceland. A brief overview regarding travel tips and various other factors which you need to keep in mind while making your travel plans are given below.

When to travel to Iceland?

In a broad sense, Iceland experiences subpolar oceanic climate and temperatures are generally warm in higher altitudes. The region experiences diverse climate in different parts of the islands. The south is much more warm and wet as compared to north, while the low lying areas are arid and barren. During winter, snowfall is common in the north as compared to south. If you wish to travel to Iceland, it is better to drop in during mid June till august. But it is advised to know in detail whether all places are open to tourists during this time or not, because at times some of the places are closed due to heavy snow.

How to reach Iceland?

Iceland's main international airport is Keflavik International Airport, which is accessed by all foreign tourists, who wants to travel to Iceland. There are different types of domestic flights available and there are other flights available to Greenland, Faroe Islands, etc. Most of the business flights operate from Reykjavik Airport as it lies in the center of the city.

The country has a lot of cars and it is the most widely used transport in the country. You can hire cars during your stay in the country and travel to various places. Car hires are generally cheap as there are plenty of cars available for rent.

Accommodations in Iceland

If you plan to travel to Iceland, it is necessary to know a few places where you can stay during your trip to the country. There are various places where you can put up, right from condos to villas, hotels etc. You can choose from a list of various hotels given below which also includes low cost hotels and budget hotels. Mentioned below are the names of few such hotels in and around Iceland:

  • Hotel Reykjavik Centrum
  • Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
  • Hotel Holt
  • Borg Hotel
  • Center Hotel Klopp
  • Hotel Fron
  • Fosshotel Baron
  • Hotel Keilir
  • Motel Alex
  • Keflavik Hotel

Places to Visit in Iceland

There are number of places which you can visit during your travel to Iceland. Given below are few such places which you can visit during your stay in the country:

  • Nature Explore Tours
  • Reykjavik Excursions
  • Netbus Iceland
  • Saga Museum
  • Hallgrimur's Church
  • Lava Tour
  • Culture House

Apart from sightseeing in Iceland, there are various fun things to do, during your travel to Iceland. Given below are few such fun things to do in the country:

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Visiting Golf Court
  • Skiing
  • River Rafting
  • Fishing
  • Sea Kayaking