Visit The Road Less Traveled In Iceland
Iceland is a Nordic country located in the North Atlantic Ocean and has amazing sights to see whether you want to stick to the easier tourist attractions such as the Blue Lagoon or you're feeling a little more adventurous and want to take the road less traveled by taking a private tour across some of the most amazing terrain in the world.
Iceland is covered with both glacier Ice and cooled lava fields the makeup approximately 20% of the country's land surface which makes for some amazing overlanding adventures.
One company called Extreme Iceland offers unique discovery tours of what Iceland really has to offer, they will take you off the beaten path In their custom 4x4 vehicles where impassable does not mean impossible anymore.
Have you ever dreamed of visiting the legendary Valley of Thor? The adventure company Arctic Trucks Experience gives you that opportunity from the driver's seat. While driving off-road is strictly illegal in Iceland with the exception of marked trails and you will face massive fines if caught by authorities, you can book adventure tours by approved companies that will take you to places that you can enjoy the landscape either with a guide-driver or you do the driving with the guide where they belong in the passenger seat.
It takes a special truck to visit these sites
This is the land of Game of Thrones and you will see sites such as Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can walk right behind the falls feel the power as the water cascades over very high cliffs. You will cross glacier runoff rivers before arriving at Þórsmörk valley at the foot of Mýrdalsjökull glacier and Katla volcano. You cannot reach these destinations in a regular vehicle and Iceland is famous for some of its “Super Jeeps” with massive tires the must be deflated and inflated depending on the train you are crossing, these vehicles are paired with experienced guides travel these trails many times.
There are amazing single day or multi-day adventures, where you will see waterfalls, volcanoes, glaciers, and cross rivers in specialty built 4 x 4 vehicles all from the driver's seat. What else could you ask for?
So if this sounds like an adventure you would like to go on you can contact one of these companies for more information: