7 Cool Things To Do In Iceland

From witnessing the Northern Lights to setting off on an ice diving adventure, the Nordic island nation abounds with awe-inspiring attractions and thrilling activities

With dramatic landscapes of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields, Iceland is easily one of the top places for tourists who are seeking to be one with nature.  The Nordic island nation can be also described to be a vision of contradictions, where fire and frost intertwine at primordial poles during dayless winters and nightless summer.

So discover Iceland's fiery ice-capped heart by indulging in seven of these best things to do there:

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2. Embark on an ice diving adventure

Grab your fins and brace the cold when you ice dive in Iceland! A completely different world of diving than you’d know, ice diving takes place under ice, where waters are at freezing temperatures and special procedures and equipment are required for the aquatic adventure. Once you get over your cold fingers, you’d be awed by the unspeakable beauty beneath the blue Icelandic surface. A good Icelandic place to start is Silfra, where massive rifts hold crystal-clear spring water straight from Iceland’s second largest glacier, and divers can bridge the gap between the continents and touch the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates at the same time.
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