Northern Lights or “Aurora Borealis” appear as dancing lights high in the sky that vary in colour, usually being green, but occasionally also purple, red, pink, orange and blue.
Best season to see northern lights in Iceland is from September to mid-April – when there are full dark nights.
Blue Lagoon is a spa in Iceland that is open all year round with average temperature of water 39°C / 102°F. The warm seawater is rich with minerals such as silica that do wonders for your skin.
Jökulsárlón is one of Iceland’s natural crown jewels where huge chunks of ice regularly calve off the glacier and make their way to the sea via the glacier lagoon. The ice chunks lying on it resemble diamonds glistening in the sun.
Famous Hollywood movies like Tomb Raider, Batman Begins, and Die Another Day were shot here.
This breath-taking multi-tiered monster of a waterfall is a key attraction and one of Iceland’s most-visited natural wonders. It is a majestic 32m waterfall that plunges in two stages at nearly right angles to each other.
Geysir Hot Spring Area is one of the most popular tourist stop. The most active geyser is called Strokkur. It sprouts hot water as high as 30 meters into the air every few minutes or so.
Ice caves in Icelandic glaciers are a truly mesmerizing wonder of nature. It is an everchanging natural phenomenon where new caves are formed every year. Most often they are formed by water running through or under the glacier during winters.
Climb right into the heart of this dormant volcano, where the walls are of multicoloured rock , and you can see dribbles of frozen lava near the top.
Skogafoss with a height of 25 metres is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country. Due to the amount of spray it produces, rainbows and even double rainbows can usually be observed on sunny days.