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why travel to ICELAND

Iceland is nature’s playground. It is a diverse ecosystem that is easy to explore whether you have 1 day or 14 days. Iceland sits halfway between America and Europe.

Iceland is full of natural wonders from mountains, glaciers, hot springs, volcanoes, geysers, islands, northern lights and so much more!

Dramatic is the best word to describe the landscape of Iceland. Climb the lip of a dormant volcanic crater, wander among the pillars of cooled lava formations, put crampons on and climb a glacier, soak in a geothermally heated pool, experience and connect with nature at its finest. The beauty of Iceland, like an iceberg, is profoundly deep.

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone who appreciates the beauty of this world, Iceland is waiting for you to discover it.

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iceland at a glance

traveling Iceland on a budget


The official language in Iceland is Icelandic


The currency in Iceland is the Icelandic Króna (currency code ISK). One Euro/ US Dollar is equal to roughly 156-142 ISK


With a territory of 102,775 square kilometers, Iceland is the 17th largest country in Europe. Iceland is an island country located at the junction of North and Arctic Ocean, it is closer to continental Europe than to North America, and even more closure to Greenland, yet it is considered a part of Europe because of culture, history, and political reasons.


Iceland is a developed country and one of the richest countries in the world. The average monthly income is 490,000 ISK per month (3.138 Euros), making Iceland a relatively expensive country to travel to. Backpackers can survive at around $65-75 per day, while mid-range travelers spend between $100 and $150 per day on average.


Iceland is one of the world's safest countries to live in due to its low crime rate and a low risk to life. Iceland is also one of the safest countries to visit. The island is also one of the world's most tolerant countries. It is still recommended to have Travel Insurance to visit Iceland, due to the number of outdoor activities and a road trip is the most popular way to explore the island of fire and ice.

how to travel Iceland

START HERE: Iceland Travel Guide

If you are planning a trip to Iceland, this is a perfect place for you to start. This Trip Planner to Iceland has all you need to know before your trip to Iceland.

Find out about visa requirements, where to stay, safety, pricing, tips to save money, and much more to plan, prepare and go to Iceland!

Trip Planner Iceland

Iceland Ring Road 10-day detailed itinerary

I prepared a very complete and detailed day-by-day breakdown itinerary of how to drive, where to stay, what to do and see, and including costs for a budget trip to self-drive Iceland for a 10-day road trip.

Explore the best of Iceland driving the Ring Road and Golden Circle routes.

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Trip Planner Iceland: Expert Tips to Plan a Trip to Iceland

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Iceland Trip Costs + Resources for Creating your Iceland Budget

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