Top Iceland in the World

There are lots of Iceland in across the world you can chose according to your heart. Now, I want to share you some best Iceland which are topest place in the world.

1.Hengifoss is said to be Iceland's third tallest waterfall at 118m. It looked like there was a layer of basalt columns behind the falls as well as interesting red stripes in between basalt layers stretching horizontally across the underlying cliff. All of this made us wonder a bit more about the geology of the area.
In any case, there was just something about tall identified waterfalls that put this one high on our priority list when we were trip planning. Besides, major waterfalls in Eastern Iceland weren't something we had seen nor read a whole lot about so this waterfall was as good as an excuse as any to explore the area some more.

2.Glymur (sounds like "glimmer") is said to be the tallest waterfall in Iceland at 196m. I had read that it was once a very popular attraction as the Ring Road went around Hvalfjörður (the Whale Fjord; I think is pronounced "KHVAHL-feeur-thur") before the completion of the toll tunnel that went under the fjord and bypassed the old route. As a result, we ended up with a bit of an adventure and a quieter (albeit rugged) experience here. Another cool thing about this hike is that we also got to see a natural arch as a bonus!

Once we reached the car park (see directions below), it took us a little while to figure out where the trail continued from the trailhead, but eventually we managed to pick up the trail along a dilapidated barbed wire fence (as well as a painted rock to further assure us we were going the right way). From that point, the trail was pretty straightforward to follow for about the first kilometer (from the trailhead). We then made a right turn to get off the trail we were on just as it started to curve and head north (I believe that trail went to the falls as well, but from the other side; may not be able to get a frontal view of it this way).

3. Hraunfossar (meaning "lava falls")- Hraunfossar (meaning "lava falls") is an intriguing series of springs coming out of the Hallmundarhraun lava flow appearing like a long 900m strand of cascades laced within the rough grooves of the lava. The strand was so long that we had a very difficult time photographing the falls in its entirety (let alone communicating the enormity of the falls). Also, augmenting the scene was the powder blue stream that the falls had fed, which seemed ubiquitous throughout Iceland (thanks to its many glaciers) but was still adding plenty of color to the landscape.
There was a well-defined platform viewing area to take in the falls, which we had to ourselves (being the early birds that we were) for most of the time we spent here.

Nearby this waterfall was the Barnafoss waterfall, which was interesting to check out. More content about that falls can be found on its page.

Directions: As we drove north on the Ring Road, we turned off onto the Route 50 (not far from Borgarnes). We stayed onto the Route 50 for over 30km before turning right onto Route 518. We then stayed on Route 518 for another 23km until turning right onto Route 552. From there, we drove just under 1km to the well-signed car park for both Hraunfossar and Barnafoss.

4.Seljalandsfoss is a pretty famous waterfall dropping about 60m. While there are many waterfalls in Iceland that are this tall, I think its claim to fame is that you can go behind it. We utilized the well-developed loop trail that takes in the waterfall's backside as well as any other angle imaginable for viewing.

Now since this waterfall is quite popular (we could tell by how often tour buses would stop here), we were practically guaranteed to be sharing it with other people. Given its conspicuous position, it's easily seen from the Ring Road and so its popularity shouldn't be surprising as a result.

5. Haifoss (more accurately Háifoss; I think it's pronounced "HAU-i-foss") is said to be the second tallest waterfall in Iceland at 122m tall. What made this waterfall stand out was that it was also accompanied by a similar waterfall called Granni (the Neighbor) in an adjacent gorge. It seemed like we got lucky with the timing on our visit because not only did we see both waterfalls at their full flow, but the sun's position was almost perfect as it yielded bright quarter-arcing rainbows within the mist of the main falls. Add to that the hauntingly beautiful yet desolate landscape of the Icelandi.
6.Gullfoss:This spectacular two-tiered waterfall (with each tier dropping at right angles to each other) drops a total of 32m while spanning the entire width of the Hvítá River. The upper tier drops about 11m while the lower tier drops 21m. Mist wafts up from the lower tier due to the quantity of falling water. It's one of the three major attractions on the Golden Circle Tour and Route, which we found very doable as a day trip out of Reykjavík.

It's hard to believe that this waterfall almost disappeared due to the desire for hydroelectricity by various interests. In some fortuitous bit of misfortune (if you're the investor) and lack of funds, attempts were unsuccessful and the falls was eventually sold to the state of Iceland. Despite further interest to utilize the river by the state, it was eventually conserved.

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