Friday, April 29, 2011

Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!

Iceland is a place that is very different than you would have imagined it to be. Glaciers, geysers, solfataras, waterfalls, volcanoes, raging rivers, whales and other surprises await you on your tour to Iceland. If you are planning for a trip to Iceland, then you have to visit the following places without fail.
The Blue Lagoon
blue lagoon Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
Blue Lagoon 1 Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
The geothermal pool of Iceland is one of the popular destinations for the tourists. Although it is crowded, it is worth to visit this place. Mineral rich seawater is fed to the Blue Lagoon from the nearby geothermal plant. This place looks like a twilight zone with people covered in white mud and the steam rolling.
Northern Lights
northern lights Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
northern lights 1 Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
The Northern Lights are one of the natural wonders of the world and it is seen from September to April in Iceland. It is a must to see this wonder if you are in this region during this period.
Gullfoss
Gullfoss  Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
gullfoss Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
This is one of the popular waterfalls in Iceland that flows from 105 ft into a canyon. It is very beautiful to see this wonder on sunny days when you can see the rainbow shimmering on the wall of spray kicking up.
Jokulsarlon
Jokulsarlon Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
Jokulsarlon 1 Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
This lagoon created with the retreat of the Breioamerkurijokull glacier. This natural phenomenon happened between 1920 and 1965. A beautiful lagoon was created after the retreat of this glacier. This lagoon has a lot of icebergs floating in it and it is a spectacular scene to watch ice crash into this lagoon.
Trekking the Glaciers
glaciers Iceland 1 Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
glaciers Iceland  Five destinations not to miss in Iceland!
The glaciers of Iceland get sturdy during the winter months. All you have to do is to just walk through the glacier and bring out the explorer in you. It is common to tourists walk through the glaciers in Iceland.
With friendly local people and beautiful nature it is a good experience to tour Iceland!