Travel To Arctic Iceland: The Ultimate Guide

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Iceland is a land of many wonders, and its Arctic region is no exception. If you’re looking for an unforgettable travel experience, consider planning a trip to this stunning corner of the world. In this guide, we’ll provide all the information you need to make the most of your visit.

What to Expect in Arctic Iceland

Arctic Iceland is a stunning destination with an incredible landscape. Visitors will find glaciers, rivers, lakes, and geothermal areas. The country has a population of just over 320,000 people and there are many attractions to explore.

Vatnajökull National Park Iceland

Some of the most popular attractions in Arctic Iceland include the Vatnajökull National Park, the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, and the geothermal area around Lake Mývatn. In addition to these natural wonders, there are also many cultural attractions in Arctic Iceland, such as the Icelandic Phallological Museum and the Christmas House in Reykjavík.

Whether you’re looking to explore its natural beauty or experience its unique culture, Arctic Iceland is sure to offer an unforgettable travel experience.

When to Visit

The best time to visit Arctic Iceland depends on what you want to see and do. If you’re interested in seeing the country’s glaciers and other natural wonders, the best time to visit is between June and August.

Iceland Scenery in the Summer

However, if you’re more interested in experiencing its culture, the best time to visit is between December and February. Keep in mind that prices for hotels and flights are usually highest during the summer months.

How to Get There

There are a few different ways to get to Arctic Iceland. The most common way is to fly into Keflavik International Airport, which is located just outside Reykjavik. From there, you can either take a domestic flight or drive to your destination. If you’re driving, be sure to rent a car with four-wheel drive, as the roads can be icy and difficult to navigate. You can also take a ferry from Denmark or the Faroe Islands, but this is only an option during the summer months.

What to Do

There are many things to do in the Arctic region of Iceland, as I’ve discussed earlier in this article: visitors can explore glaciers, rivers, lakes, and geothermal areas. Some of the most popular activities in the Arctic region include hiking, camping, fishing, and kayaking. There are also many tour operators that offer guided tours of the area. 

Where to Stay

The Reykjavik EDITION

The Reykjavik EDITION brings the first 5-star modern luxury experience to one of the world’s most sustainable capitals. Located in the historical, scenic heart of downtown Reykjavik by Old Harbor port, the hotel is a 45-minute car ride from the airport and just steps away from Laugavegur Street, the city’s vibrant shopping district, and the Harpa Concert and Conference Center. The hotel is the perfect jumping-off point for exploring the wonders of the region, with the renowned Blue Lagoon within driving distance and the Northern Lights visible in the city during the winter solstice.

Thanks for reading! I hope you find this guide helpful and that it inspires you to travel to Arctic Iceland. It’s a place you won’t soon forget. When you’re ready, contact me to start your Iceland Adventure planning.