Iceland Travel Guides and Blogs

Prepare for Your Iceland Adventure with Our Blogs and Travel Guides

Are you planning a trip to Iceland soon? To make the most of your time in the Land of Fire and Ice, it pays to be prepared — and that’s where our travel guides and blogs come in!

At Ice Guardians, we love helping adventurers explore the wonders of Vatnajökull National Park and the surrounding areas on Iceland adventure activities and custom Vatnajökull tours. We’ve spent countless hours enjoying the best our country has to offer, and we’ve used our knowledge and experiences to create the blogs and travel guides below.

There’s no better way to prepare for your Iceland adventure than tips, advice, and insights from locals! So check out our posts below and start counting down the days to departure. If any questions come to mind while you read, please get in touch for all the answers you need.

Our Iceland Travel Guides and Blogs

Iceland’s Weather, Climate, and Temperature Year-Round

Looking for more information about Iceland's weather, climate, and temperature year-round? Find everything you need in this Ice Guardian’s blog!

Your Complete Guide to a Skaftafell Glacier Hike

Welcome to your complete guide to a Skaftafell glacier hike! Find out more about exciting adventures in this part of southeast Iceland with Ice Guardians.

A Smarter Iceland Packing List + What to Wear in Iceland

Looking for a smarter Iceland packing list? Wondering what to wear in Iceland? Read this Ice Guardians guide to prepare for the Land of Fire and Ice.

Best Things to Do on Iceland’s East Fjords

What are the best things to do on Iceland’s East Coast? Read this Ice Guardians blog to find our picks for this quiet, spectacular part of our country.

What are the Most Scenic Waterfalls in Iceland?

What are the most scenic waterfalls in Iceland? In this Ice Guardians blog, we look at our country’s very best falls. Which ones will you visit?

How Challenging is Winter in Iceland?

How challenging is winter in Iceland? Ice Guardians is here to explain what you can expect. Read this blog to find out more about visiting Iceland in winter.

Ice Guardians. Explore, Learn & Experience Vatnajökull Glacier

An introduction to Ice Guardians Iceland, and our ethos to guiding adventures in Europe's largest national Park, Vatnajökull.

What are the Canyons You Must See in Iceland?

Read this Ice Guardians guide to the canyons you must see in Iceland and plan your adventure through some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes!

Ultimate Guide to the Best Glacier Tours in Iceland

Read the ultimate guide to the best glacier tours in Iceland from local experts Ice Guardians Iceland. Experience the impressive beauty of this country!

20 Hidden Gems in Iceland: Go Off the Beaten Path

Read Ice Guardians’ picks for 20 hidden gems in Iceland and go off the beaten path! Find inspiration for adventures away from the tourist trail.

A Complete Guide to Hiking in Iceland

Iceland’s spectacular scenery is almost hypnotic to look at. But for a truly immersive experience, you have to head into these landscapes and feel the beauty truly come to life....

10 Best Things to Do in Skaftafell as Recommended by Locals

Located on Iceland’s South Coast, Skaftafell is a nature reserve nestled within the world-famous Vatnajökull National Park. As a stunning corner of a far more expansive beauty, it’s no surprise...