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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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6. Set out on a glacier hike 

Like ice diving, you may want to consider setting out on a glacier hike for an action-packed vacation in Iceland! Hiking along the glaciers’ crevasses and walls means treading on slippery iced surfaces in sub-zero temperatures – an activity that is certainly no walk in the park. Consider hiking in areas of Svinafellsjökull is in the Skaftafell Nature Reserve, where great mountain hiking trails and waterfalls are in abundance, or Europe’s largest glacier of Vatnajökull that connects to other glaciers, including Svinafellsjökull. With fewer guided tours, the hikes offered on this glacier will be more remote and with fewer crowds.

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