Why travel to Iceland?

Iceland: A country of extreme contrasts, from the largest glaciers in Europe to some of the most active volcanoes in the world. Find the best geothermal marvels, the iciest terrain, and the most epic adventure of your life! Everywhere you look, the “Land of Fire and Ice” will make your jaw drop.

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When to visit Iceland

Iceland is incredible at any time of the year, though it is best to plan your trip around the activities you’d like to do. Summer means longer days, warmer temperatures (10–15°C), and colorful landscapes, while winter has its fair share of epic sights like the Northern Lights, though you can expect much colder weather.

Why travel to Iceland?
  • Many visitors make good use of the summer months between June and August. During this time, the midnight sun and warmer temperatures ensure more pleasant outdoor experiences — many will consider these months as the best time to hike in Iceland.
  • In contrast, winter is prime aurora time. Iceland is one of the best places to catch the Northern Lights in action. The best months to see this phenomenon is between October and March. However, as you need to head out in the dead of night to catch the lights, you can expect sub-zero temperatures. Be sure to bring plenty of extra layers!
Why travel to Iceland?
  • Most glacier hikes can be enjoyed throughout the year, though summer has some obvious advantages including more pleasant conditions and more sunlight to enjoy as you hike. The most accessible glacier from Reykjavik is Sólheimajökull, located on the South Coast.
  • For wildlife enthusiasts, May to September is peak whale watching season and you are more likely to see a variety of cetaceans (blue whales, humpback whales, minke) on excursions; however, orcas are best sighted in February and March
  • For the best chance to catch puffins nesting, we recommend visiting between May and August.

Iceland packs a whole lot of alluring experiences in one breathtaking country, perfect for the most intrepid adventurers. Join a TourHero to explore Iceland with other avid travelers.

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