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Iceland What to Pack: 70 reviews and 31 photos

  Geared up in Fjallabak
by bpwillet

Luggage and bags: If you are backpacking a good pack is essential. If you are staying only in hotels then you should bring a bag that is comfortable for you but will easily fit into the small rooms or cars you may travel in.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Good walking shoes. No matter where you go in Iceland you will encounter rough terrain of all different types. You will be glad to have sturdy shoes with you. The 4 seasons can visit Iceland at anytime, anywhere, for any reason. It is best to have clothes that are easily layered and are good for all conditions.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Bring what you will need for your trip. There are plenty of areas you can get more. From experience-you will want some sort of anti-inflammatory if you are doing any strenuous activities. Your body will thank you.

Photo Equipment: Make sure you have enough batteries for your cameras. If you are in the interior there will be very few places to purchase batteries or recharge your batteries if you are taking lots of pictures.

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Definitely 3 season camping gear is the best. Definitely bring a swimsuit for the geothermal beaches, or the Blue Lagoon (even though you can rent them there).

Miscellaneous: Iceland can change at anytime. Be prepared for anything. If you are planning to do any clubbing in Reykjavik you will want "smart" looking clothes that are nice. You can't get in with jeans and tennis shoes.

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  • Written Jul 25, 2004
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