Iceland and Greenland are just opposite by nature. Iceland is full of greenery whileGreenland is full of Ice. Iceland’s charm lies in its many large and very beautiful waterfallsand glaciers, unique geology and fascinating medieval history. So, if you are going Iceland, specially to see the Best Waterfalls then here you go. There is no point to die before watching all these heavenly waterfalls.
5 Best and Very Beautiful Waterfalls to see in Iceland
1. Dettifoss Waterfalls
If you have seen the Sci-Fi movie Prometheus, then you probably might remember this waterfall. It was shown as landscape on a primordial Earth.
It is not only powerful waterfall of Iceland but also in Europe.
To see the Dettifoss Waterfalls, you will have to go in Vatnajökull National Park. It is situated on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river, which flows from the Vatnajökull glacier .
2. Selfoss Waterfall
This is another Very Beautiful Waterfall of Iceland. Selfoss Waterfall is also situated on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river.
Selfoss waterfall is located 30 Kms before the Dettifoss Waterfalls. The are around this waterfall looks like animated. You will feel so much peace around here.
3. Hafragilsfoss Waterfall
The waterfall has a hieght of 27 meters (89 feet) and has an average width of 91 meters (300 feet
This waterfall is also on the glacial river Jökulsá á Fjöllum
4. Goðafoss Waterfall
Godafoss Waterfall is one of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.
It is situated in the Mývatn district of North-Central Iceland at the beginning of the Sprengisandur highland road.
As i said it looks like an animated world. It is also known as Waterfall of Gods.
5. Aldeyjarfoss Waterfall
You can find The Aldeyjarfoss waterfall in the North of Iceland at the Sprengisandur Highland.
It is also one beautiful waterfall and one most fascinating features of the waterfall is the contrast between the black basalt columns and the white waters of the fall.