How to Hike Blahnukur

How to Hike Mt. Blahnúkúr (the Blue Peak) in Landmannalaugar, Iceland

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The hike up Mt. Blahnúkúr, also called the Blue Peak, is one of the most popular day hikes in Landmannalaugar. It’s a tough, short hike but the views are incredible and well worth the effort. This is not only our favorite hike in Landmannalaugar, it is one of our favorite hikes in Iceland. The spectacular views over the rhyolite mountains …

Selfoss Waterfall

How to Visit Dettifoss and Selfoss Waterfalls in Iceland

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Dettifoss is one of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. Selfoss is a smaller but more elegant waterfall located just upriver. There are viewpoints of Dettifoss and Selfoss from the east and west sides of the river. Each side offers a slightly different experience. For the best experience, you can view Dettifoss and Selfoss from the east and west riverbanks. However, this …

Fimmvorduhals Hike Iceland

Fimmvörðuháls Hike: A Step-By-Step Guide to Iceland’s Best Day Hike

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26 waterfalls, 1 volcano, 2 glaciers, and 3 very unique landscapes…this is the Fimmvörðuháls hike in Iceland. This is one of the best day hikes we have done yet. Never have we seen so much diversity as there is on the Fimmvörðuháls hike. Start at the mighty Skógafoss waterfall. The land is lush and green as you hike past 25 …

Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Snaefellsnes Peninsula: 20 Epic Things To Do (+ Sample Itinerary)

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Black sand beaches, waterfalls, volcanoes, remote lighthouses, iconic mountains, lava fields, street art, and some of the most dramatic coastal cliffs in Iceland…this is the amazing Snaefellsnes Peninsula in Iceland. Whether you plan to be here on a quick day trip from Reykjavik or on a longer stay, here are the best things to do on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Interesting …

Iceland Travel Tips

Iceland Travel Tips: Things to Know Before You Go to Iceland

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Planning a trip to Iceland can be very exciting. Whether you plan to be here for just a few days on a long layover or spend an extended amount of time exploring the island, there are some things you should know before you go to Iceland. Here are our Iceland travel tips, tips to help you have the best experience …

How to Get to Sigoldugljufur

How to Get to Sigödugljúfur, One of Iceland’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls

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Sigödugljúfur canyon is one of Iceland’s best off-the-beaten path locations. This beautiful canyon, with its wall of waterfalls, is often overlooked or unknown to many visitors to Iceland. The first time I saw images of Sigödugljúfur online, I thought they were fake. How could this beautiful canyon with its wall of waterfalls be real? Well, I can assure you, it …

Kerlingarfjoll

How to Visit Kerlingarfjöll and the Hveradalir Geothermal Area, Iceland

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Kerlingarfjöll is a mountain range located in Iceland’s central highlands. Tucked away within this mountain range is Hveradalir, a geothermal wonderland of steaming vents, boiling mud pools, and rainbow-colored hot springs. The combination of hiking trails, rust-colored mountains, and clouds of steam creates one of Iceland’s most unique hiking and photography destinations. Kerlingarfjöll is located in central Iceland and is …