Unlike many other European countries, Iceland does not have a strong public transport system. There are no rail options and even busses are very limited. This is why you should consider the many benefits of opting for your own Iceland road trip by renting a car. We’re here to tell you a little more about these benefits.
Iceland is a bird watcher’s paradise. Despite the harsh and arid reality of Iceland due to its geography, Iceland is rich in biodiversity, homing a variety of landscapes such as volcanoes, mountains, glaciers, grasslands and bogs; its vegetation is predominantly subarctic. Iceland boosts a range of native and non-native species; such as, whales, artic foxes, seals, cattle, dogs, horses, reindeer. Iceland is particularly a popular for its birds, currently there are around 85 distinct species of bird in Iceland. Since human settlement an astounding 330 avain species have been identified. It is reported that 60% of the world’s puffin population breeds on Icelandic cliffs such as Látrabjarg, in Westfjords.
When it comes to choosing the right car to use when exploring our beautiful island, there are many things that you should bear in mind.
The most popular and complete vacation in Iceland is to drive the whole circle of Iceland. Along the coast there is a road called the ring road, or route 1. It encircles the whole island and from it you can see some of the best natural attractions that Iceland has to offer. This article will tell you how you can plan for a trip like this in 6 days, and what attractions you can see along the way.