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Hiking Fimmvorduhals trail from Skógafoss to Thorsmork in the highlands of Iceland
Activities

A Hike through Fimmvörðuháls: Step-by-Step Guide

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Looking for some adrenaline-rush inducing hiking trails in Iceland? Fimmvörðuháls hike has it all! This is a 25 km hiking trail that begins at Skogafoss watefall and ends at Basar Hut in Thorsmork. The hike is often done as an extension to Laugavegur hike. One of the most thrilling day hikes in Iceland, this trail offers a chance to view a diversity of flora, fauna and endless of waterfalls.

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man standing and watching the sunset at Diamond Beach in south Iceland
Attractions

The Diamond Beach: A Stretch of Icebergs and Black Sand

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Nothing can beat the vibe and feel that you get when you visit the Diamond Beach in south Iceland. The view is indeed mesmerizing and lets you remind of how beautiful nature is. The spellbinding and magical ice-speckled beach is sure to captivate you the moment you visit there. It is a once in a lifetime experience and must be there in your travel bucket list. Don’t miss out on Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, located 1 minute from the beach.

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Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon in south Iceland
Attractions

Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon – A Hidden Icelandic Gem

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Fjallsárlón is an iceberg lagoon located at the south end of Vatnajökull, Europe’s biggest glacier. It is the ideal destination for a serene getaway to relax amidst the beauty of nature. The lagoon offers mesmerizing close-up views of the Fjallsjokull glacier. Fjallsárlón lagoon comprises of astonishing melting icebergs which have recently fallen from the glacier. Being smaller in size than its big brother Jökulsárlón lagoon, this glacial lagoon lets you get pretty close to the ice cap.

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