There are a lot of ways to explore Iceland - and Route 1 is a popular route offering some of the world’s most stunning and diverse landscapes. Check some tips
There are direct flights from New York City to Iceland. A direct flight takes approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes.
Iceland’s weather can be highly variable and unpredictable – because it also depends on the places you are visiting. Between April and May, the daytime temperatures typically range between 5-10°C (41-50°F) but can vary depending on the location and weather conditions.
On average, during late April and early May, you can expect the sun to rise around 5:30-6:00 am and set around 9:00-9:30 pm. That makes it easier to explore the places at your own pace, without rushing, cause there’s a lot of light. Also, remember to pack a sleep mask.
Layers are the key, as well as great shoes for long walks and hiking, plus other accessories. Here are some recs: - Thermal clothing - Sweaters - Winter coat/jacket - Thermal tights - Snow or hiking boots - Accessories like beanies, gloves and scarves plus a great backpack
Iceland’s Ring Road (Route 1) is a popular route offering some of the world’s most stunning and diverse landscapes. It is a circular road that covers the entire country. Starting and ending in Reykjavik, the road is well-maintained and can be driven in about 10-14 days.
Check my blog post with all the places we visited, the accommodations we choose, the restaurants, how much we spent, what we packed, and all the details!