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Unique Things to Do in Iceland
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on September 16, 2021 Share on

10 Unique Things to Do in Iceland – Every Traveller’s Wish!

Iceland is considered heaven on earth, and every traveller wishes to visit it once in their lifetime. It is a place that offers a lot to its visitors, and some are more Icelandic than others that can’t be explored anywhere else in the world but in Iceland. Here you can explore icy caves as well as the insides of a volcano! There are more such amazing things to do, so let’s take you on an imaginary tour of Iceland and find out some unique things to do in Iceland!

10 Unique Things to Do in Iceland are –

  1. Snorkel and touch two continents
  2. Descend down into a dormant volcano
  3. Enjoy the Northern Lights
  4. Go to the beaches
  5. Ride on horseback across a lava field
  6. Visit an ice cave
  7. Relax in a geothermal spa
  8. Go snowmobiling on a glacier
  9. Drive yourself around the Golden Circle in an off-road jeep
  10. Go for dog sledging
 

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1. Snorkel and touch two continents

Yes, you read it right! You can dive between the two continents and touch the Eurasian and North American continental plates at Thingvellir National Park, Silfra. Also, the water here is very clean and safe to drink too. A unique experience like this should not be missed at any cost! Explore the underwater life and live the moment!

Thingvellir National Park
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2. Descend down into a dormant volcano

Yes, you can walk into a volcano’s magma chamber without getting fired up! The only volcano on Earth where it is possible is known as Thrihnukagigur. This journey will take you 120 m (393 ft.) underground to a gigantic, colourful magma chamber, a unique experience just waiting for you to explore! The volcano has not erupted in the last 4,000 years. You cannot expect to have this experience anywhere else, so go for it while you have the chance!

Also read – 15 Adventurous Things To Do In Iceland: Adventure Seeker’s Paradise!

3. Enjoy the Northern Lights

Northern lights or aurora borealis is one of the biggest attractions for tourists visiting Iceland. You can expect these lights in winters in the northernmost countries of the world. Iceland is a great place to experience the northern lights as you can see it for eight months of the year (August to April). Keep a check on the Aurora Forecast website daily to help with your timing and make a plan accordingly.

aurora borealis, Things to Do in Iceland
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4. Go to the beaches

The unique Black Sand Beach of Iceland, Reynisfjara Beach is very popular and even some shots of the famous series “Game of Thrones” has also been shot there. Reynisfjara Beach is a black pebbled beach and is admired a lot by people all around the globe. You can also visit Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach if you wish to swim in the North Atlantic.

Also read – 15 Most Beautiful Beaches in Iceland

5. Ride on horseback across a lava field

Icelandic horses are known for their small size, short legs, muscular body and ability to resist the harsh Icelandic climate. These horses offer you a soft and pleasant ride, and you can experience the beauty of Iceland while also feeling as though you are flying over it in a saddle. It is a perfect adventure that you should not miss out on your trip to Iceland.

iceland horses, Things to Do in Iceland
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6. Visit an ice cave

A country full of ice glaciers is a perfect place to discover one. You can even walk through the ice glacier in winter and explore it inside out. And in summer, you can visit ice tunnels in Iceland’s largest glacier – Langjökull. It is better to visit an ice cave during winters as the temperature makes the water freeze and keep it frozen. It is safe to explore water crystals and explore them the most.

Also read – Top Attractions of Ice Caves in Iceland – No.1 Guide to Ice Tour!

7. Relax in a geothermal spa

A perfect way to relax in Iceland is to visit a geothermal spa and forget the world. You can visit any of the famous pools, including the Blue Lagoon, The Myvatn Nature Baths, The Secret Lagoon, and many more. The Blue Lagoon is the most popular and largest geothermal spa in Iceland and is known for its azure water with healing minerals. Also, it is surrounded by magnificent lava landscapes, black rocks, and barren volcanoes towering in the distance giving an amazing view.

the Blue Lagoon Iceland
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8. Go snowmobiling on a glacier

For all the adventure thrill lovers, snowmobiling is your sport! Explore the Icelandic glacier landscapes most effectively with a snowmobile and explore the icy deserts of Iceland. You can also have guided snowmobile tours according to your preferences. You can try this activity at Vatnajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, and Langjökull ice caps.

Also read – Top 10 Iceland’s most Instagrammable Spots – Say Cheese!

9. Drive yourself around the Golden Circle in an off-road jeep

The most exciting adventure that Iceland has to offer is off-road driving and exploring the famous Golden Circle of Iceland. The mountain tracks lead you through rivers, lava fields, and unique landscapes that are sure to blow your mind and that you will remember for a lifetime. The best time for this activity is in summer, and you can find more tourists in some famous spots like Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir.

geysir, golden circle
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10. Go for dog sledging

This cute little experience with super cute husky dogs will make your day. It is done in the winter months when there is snow; you can go for dog scootering in the summers. It is perfect for kids aged above 7 as they get their sledge, and below aged kids can experience it with their parents. A perfect memory for both kids and adults; uniquely explore Iceland.

Also read – 10 Things to Do with Kids in Iceland – Other Worldly Experience!

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So, how was your imaginary trip to Iceland? Mine was just ravishing, and hope it was the same for you! Can’t wait to explore and do all these unique things in Iceland? Hurry and check out some great deals on Pickyourtrail for Iceland travel packages, or even better, customise your Iceland itinerary on your own with your own choices and preferences. Explore the real fun!

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