Exploring Untamed Iceland

Hiking in Iceland

Iceland is a frozen Scandinavian island country that is defined by its picturesque landscape with geysers, volcanoes, hot springs and ice fields. It is also known for its vast fjords that border the Indian Ocean and North Sea.

The capital of Reykjavik, also called as the Golden City, is located on geothermal soil in Vatnajökull. Most of the populace lives in the old capital, Reykjavik which is powered by geothermal energy and is house to the National and Saga museum.

Iceland is also known for its geothermal hot springs, which are said to give a soothing and refreshing feeling after a long day of activities and sports.

You can enjoy the unique beauty of Iceland with your own vacation through the Iceland tourism. Iceland has geothermal wonder sites like the geothermal spas Keflavik and Hveragerdi, the geothermal park Gjelhundur, the geothermal spa Griggjeldalur and the geothermal boreholes in Iceland.

These popular tourist spots and others like farmhouses, monuments, fishing nets, geysers etc contribute to the overall Iceland tourism. Along with tourism, Iceland has a rich culture, arts, history and the natural beauty that form the essence of its identity.


A luxurious stay in Iceland would include a visit to the geothermal spa area of Hveragerdi, where you can swim in the cool waters that bubble and bathe you. If you want to be warmed up in Iceland, then swimming pools at Hveragerdi are the best.

For those who are a little adventurous, the geothermal spas Keflavik and Hveragerdi offer exciting opportunities for hiking, trekking, biking and skiing. If you are looking for swimming pools in Iceland, then you must head for Iceland’s most visited site, the geothermal spas Griggjeldalur and Keflavik. Iceland has many other famous tourist spots apart from these two, which include the fishing nets, volcanic landscapes, geothermal springs, glaciers, sea volcanoes and stunning towns and villages.

Reykjavik & More

The Iceland capital of Reykjavik is worth visiting along with its highlands including: Akurendalur, Hleppsfjordur, Laugaveit, Pernarfjordur, Sauks, Akranes, Keflavik, Dalir area and the Golden circle.

The geography of Iceland is such that you will find an almost circular shape to all its highlands. It is well protected by the Iceland government and has its own police force to manage the security there. The laws and the general safety measures are strictly observed by the Icelandic authorities. Since the country is a small one, with less than one million inhabitants, the crime rate is very low.

The locals are friendly and there is no one who feels inferiority complex about the place. The tourism industry in Iceland is booming day by day and a lot of people from the Gulf Cooperation countries like UAE, Kuwait and Qatar are investing in this country and investing in commercial properties.

The Iceland tourist board has come up with some innovative ideas to make the tourism experience more exciting. You can get a taste of traditional Icelandic cuisine at a restaurant called Golden Sauks where you will get a variety of fresh seafood delicacies to try.


This is just a little overview of some of the best things to do in Iceland. Iceland has a lot to offer for those travelers who are looking forward to making the trip memorable. If you have not made an Iceland vacation yet, then now is the right time to do so. Make sure you include all the things on the itinerary suggestions given below in your trip to Iceland.