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Iceland Cultural Tours
Our tours are fully customizable, meaning you can choose the length of your stay, the destinations you visit, and the activities you participate in. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a solo trip of a lifetime, we can create the perfect itinerary for you. Take in the stunning natural beauty of Iceland’s Golden Circle, soak in the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon, or go off the beaten path with a snowmobiling or horseback riding excursion. Whatever your heart desires, Iceland Luxury Tours will make it a reality.
When you book with us, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that every detail of your trip has been taken care of. Our team of experts will handle all of your travel arrangements, from transportation and accommodations to tours and activities. Don’t settle for a run-of-the-mill vacation. Treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure with Iceland Luxury Tours. Contact us today to start planning your dream trip!
Tailor-made Cultural Iceland Itineraries
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Iceland Travel GuideSome information and tips about Iceland
Iceland is a country of extreme geological contrasts. Widely known as “The Land of Fire And Ice” Iceland is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe, and some of the World’s most active volcanoes. Iceland is also the land if light and darkness. Long summer days with near 24-hours of sunshine are offset by short winter days with only a few hours of daylight.
Weather, Climate and Geography
With almost 80% of the country uninhabited, much of Iceland’s terrain consists of plateaux, mountain peaks, and fertile lowlands. There are many long, deep fjords and glaciers, including Europe’s largest, Vatnajökull. The landscape features waterfalls, geysers, volcanoes, black sand beaches, and otherworldly steaming lava fields. Iceland’s highest peak is Hvannadalshnjúkur, standing 2,119 m (6,852 ft) above sea level. Glaciers cover more than 11% of the country. Its landmass comprises glaciers (12,000 km2), lava (11,000 km2), sand (4,000 km2), water (3,000 km2), and pasture (1,000 km2).
Formed about 25 million years ago, Iceland is one of the youngest landmasses on the planet, and consequently home to some of the world’s most active volcanoes. The island owes its existence to a volcanic hotspot created by a fissure in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where the Eurasian and American tectonic plates meet.
The landmass is still growing by about 5 cm per year, as it splits wider at the points where the two tectonic plates meet. The last volcanoes to erupt were Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 and Grímsvötn in 2011. Iceland even has the world’s newest island, Surtsey, formed in a volcanic eruption in 1963.
Heavy clothing throughout the year. Waterproofing is recommended.
Did you know?
- Many Icelanders believe in elves.
- There is no McDonald’s in Iceland.
- The water in Iceland is extremely pure and refreshing and you can drink it from every tap in Iceland.
- Best of all, it’s completely free!
- Glaciers cover over 10% of the country
- You will find a geothermal swimming pool in almost any town in the country
- There are many Volcanoes in Iceland.
- Iceland is one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world.
- There are a multitude of outdoor pools and hot springs around the country. The geothermal energy heats all the pools.
- In Iceland, you don’t have to worry about the particular pests, such as mosquitos, because they simply don’t have any.
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