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Top 5 things to do in Iceland: Northern Lights, whale watching and skidooing glacier

Looking at the holiday Iceland has increased by 440% last night after England defeat.

The Nordic nation is now looking to the seventh most popular country for holiday people to compare prices, according

Iceland is already a popular destination for people who expect northern lights to score off their bucket list, but there is much more to do than people can realize.

If you are looking for a vacation the utmost of relaxation or action-adventure Iceland has something for everyone.

The thermal landscape, moon-like features for many natural beauties to explore, including exploding geysers, waterfalls and large Mountains National Park falling.

And for the more adventurous, there are numerous snowmobile activity on the glaciers and diving among the tectonic plates seen humpback whales.

Here are 10 of the best things to do in Iceland:

1. The Blue Lagoon, Grindavik

Enjoy strawberry champagne dipped while in the milk blue waters of the Blue Lagoon. This geothermal spa is a heated pool, which is covered with lava fields with naturally heated and fenced black volcanic stones.

It is the perfect activity for rain, sun or snow, and there is a pool bar where you have healthy green spinach or miniature bottles you can buy hot smoothies. The center also offers skin enhancement treatments, including seaweed masks, a volcanic rock clump or water massage.

The natural spa costs £ 29- £ 141, depending on which package you go to, but there is an all day easy to stay because they have a choice of restaurants, including a cafe-bar and restaurant the extravagant lava.

The sushi at the Blue Cafe is really cool, although expensive (but then everything is in Iceland) they offer an amazing view of the lagoon and floor to ceiling windows.

2. Snorkeling between the tectonic plates, Thingvellir

This really is a once in a lifetime opportunity as the Silfra in Thingvellir National Park is the only place in the world where you can swim between two tectonic plates.

The boards are separated at a rate of about 1 inch per year and crystal clear ice water produced some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world with a view of about 120 m.

Although there are no animals in the large gap between the plate tectonics of Eurasia and America is a very surreal experience and one not to miss is a challenge to see.

Even if you worry about the cold they are not to be - the water temperature ranges from 2-4 degrees Celsius throughout the year, but give your guide certain clothes to keep calm, including infant sleeping bag material and drysuit

The only things that can be cooled, are the hands and cheeks, but are just in the water for about 30 minutes, after which they enter a cup of hot chocolate to warm the frozen fingers.

3. Skidoo on a glacier, Langjokull Glacier

On top of the Iceland mountains itself feels miles of something a shot on the glacier at a high speed snowmobile, surrounded by mountains and clear blue sky away.

You can create incredible day trips by 4x4 driver specialists obtained the seemingly unattainable places, but it is £ 175 and back per day, based on two people sharing a Skidoo.

Another option is to rent a car and they meet at Gullfoss (see below), which is driven into the mountains, this is a bit cheaper because they do not have to pay for transport.

4. Gullfoss waterfall

This spectacular waterfall, which means "golden waterfall" is, at the exact point of the Golden Circle, is an area that offers many natural beauties.

It is the most beautiful and popular waterfall in Iceland and views of water cascading against snowy mountains is breathtaking.

There is also a cafeteria, serving hot soups and sandwiches, with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

5. geothermal field of the geysers

A stroll through these vapor bubble areas realize what a really unusual country is geologically Iceland. Erupts from the bubbling geyser pools, the landscape with the kind of steam is alive.

Strokkur is currently the strongest spring bundles in Iceland. It happens every few minutes, sometimes at a height of 40 m, an enthusiastic crowd of tourists.

The gold circle tours that cost around £ 50 for a day trip include Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Geothermal Field and Thingvellir National Park


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