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Aafia Khalid, is living in Leeds, United Kingdom, with her parents who are from Egypt. She loves to explore and share about the travel experiences, travel destinations, history and cultures around the World

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A Magnificent Journey to the Beautiful Island of Iceland


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Steamy vacations are no less than a dream for a traveler. Iceland is a mystic place that may blow your mind as well as your wallet. Life isn’t a fairy tale but if you want one, you will have to pay the price. Nothing comes for free and you should not expect it.

Vacation in Iceland

Iceland reminds me of Instagram and the most popular show of the century Game of Thrones. You might be one of the disappointed fans. Many people are reacting but the great news is about the location. If you are in Iceland, you must not miss the chance of visiting the places where the game of thrones was shoot.
 
Well, it is just a starter of your journey. Iceland has a mystical beauty that needs your attention. People seeking adventure and top-notch beautiful landscapes should always visit this magical world.
 
However, nothing comes easy and fun in Iceland is somehow the same. You will have to consider many factors before jumping into the adventure. Activities are terrific but they leave their mark behind too. So, in order to avoid any harm or illness or mishap, you should get some basic information and tips about traveling to Iceland.
 
I have no intentions to discourage the travel plan you got. All I want from you is to go prepared. There are some things that you might not like and I don’t want anyone to come without an inspiring story.

Things to See and Do in Iceland

People like me often have a feeling of an outcast. We are unable to relate to the happenings of the world and it makes hard to adjust within the society. This particular feeling has almost taken away my self-confidence. After sabotaging myself with doubts, fears, and anxiety. I finally had to make a choice and I chose to take a break for some time. Planning my trip to Iceland was equally daunting as my body was too tired to take bear suffering of anything. However, I managed to execute my plan successfully. I have organized some amazing places that you must include in your travel bucket list of Iceland. It will shake your mind and bring back the peace of your soul.
 
No wonder that Iceland is an amazing and wonderful place for vacations. Hiking, road trips, food and lots of beauty is already waiting for the explorers.

Thingvellir National Park

Iceland-Thingvellir
It is one of my favorite places. It is also in the list of UNESCO world heritage. It is said to be the longest running parliament in the world. It is also a place where North American and European Continental plates tore apart. It is some interesting piece of information, right? Now, don’t let your curiosity drive you insane instead plan your trip and explore it on your own. Learn more about the history and unsustainable situations that cause separation.
 
The rocky cliffs are undeniably a masterpiece of beauty. The landscape has remained the part of postcards for many years and now you can see it on Instagram. Its geographical and historical history makes it a valuable treasure of Iceland. Hope you won’t miss it at!!

Laugavegur Trail

It is a long-distance trail but worth walking. It is a 55km trail that runs Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk. People with the love of hiking and scenery are usually found visiting this place. Cozy huts make it more enchanting and safe for the trip. You can stay in these huts or just try camping. It can be an exciting walk among the glaciers, rivers, and lakes.

Fishing at Westfjords Region

Iceland Landmannalaugar
Iceland is most famous for its rivers and lakes which makes it a suitable place for fishing. The water is seething with and tour companies are inviting you to sail the boat and enjoy some fishing. There are different kinds of tours, you can solely on your own or join a crew for the day. It is for everyone including beginners and experts. If you have kids, take them along and teach them some fantastic skills. Don’t worry they are in good hands, they will learn a lot from the experts.

Whale Watching

Iceland Humpback Whale
It is an expensive activity but worth every penny. It is an exciting experience for travelers. Tourist enjoys the thrill. Around Iceland, there are more than 20 different species of whales that frequent the waters, and you will often see dolphins and harbor porpoises on the trip as well. You can find available tours that last about 3 hours. The whale watching season is from April to September. So, plan your trip to Iceland according to the activities.

Snaefellsnes Peninsula

If you’re still high on money and your desperate adventurous soul wants some more. This national park offers the best hike around Iceland. Walk around with your friends and make some special memories. There are breathtaking hills and mountains accommodation most of the tourists and guiding them to the path of heaven. Okay, you might not find it like heaven but the windy season will make you fall in love with it immediately.

Skaftafell Ice Cave

This area is covered with ice and snow. Whatever works for you, plan your budget in a way so you can enjoy the marvelous adventure. These ice caves are grabbing the attention of travelers from all over the world. People plan their journey especially to Iceland for visiting these caves.

Other Things you might love

Iceland Reykjavik
Vacations are the best way to relax your mind. If you want to accomplish this goal, make sure you try wandering streets at night, go camping, try cooking your own food, get familiar with cultural norms, take a road trip and take bath in Icelandic pools.

Conclusion

So, whenever life hit you hard which it does at times, take a flight and go away for some time. If you can make these plans ahead of time – it will serve you in a better way. Sometimes it is good to take last-minute flights. One thing to keep in mind while planning vacations for Iceland, it is quite expensive, but exquisite than many other countries. So, if you’re on a budget, don’t rush into your decision. You will need an excessive amount of money to enjoy this magnificent beauty and its stunning landscapes. If you have any ideas on budget traveling to Iceland, we would love to hear your cents on the story!!

 

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Aafia Khalid

Aafia Khalid

Travel Writer

Aafia Khalid, is living in Leeds, United Kingdom, with her parents who are from Egypt. She loves to explore and share about the travel experiences, travel destinations, history and cultures around the World

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