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Winter Jacket –
The average temperature in April are about 30 degrees F. Bring a sturdy and preferably water resistant winter coat to keep the heat in.
Waterproof Pants –
You will get wet visiting the many waterfalls, glaciers, and mountains of Iceland. Don’t make the mistake of being miserable in cold, damp pants.
Long Sleeve Shirts or Turtle Necks –
A shirt that will provide warmth but wont be too bulky under your jacket. You can’t do many activities looking like Randy in A Christmas Story.
Fleece Lined Leggings –
Warm leggings to wear under your waterproof pants
A vest will give added warmth if you are outside or make a nice medium if you are inside.
I’m sure you already know all about The Blue Lagoon (If not, read about it here) In addition to the Blue Lagoon, Iceland has so many other geothermal pools. The outside air may be cold, but a dip in these warm waters is totally worth it.
Tech gloves are great because you can still use your touchscreen without having to take your gloves off!
Thick Socks –
Toes and fingers are the first parts of your body to get cold. Keep them warm with wool socks if you’re going to be outside all day.
Waterproof Boots –
Again, you will get wet visiting these amazing natural wonders. Waterproof boots are a must for any hikes or treks.
Walking Shoes –
You can spend a whole day exploring through the streets of Reykjavik or even a walking tour. Personally, I prefer walking through the city in sneakers as opposed to my hiking boots.
Great for getting photos of nature and action shots. I use the GoPro Hero 6 Black. The Hero 5 is already waterproof so you don’t need to buy additional housing.
Selfie Stick –
I am a shameless selfie taker! A combination selfie stick / tripod is a must have for any solo traveler if you want awesome pics!
Portable Charger –
I kept my phone on Airplane mode the entire time that I was in Iceland. However, constantly connecting to WiFi and taking a million photos kills my battery so quick! A portable charger is great for charging on the go.
Universal Power Converter –
Electricity in Iceland uses the Europlug which has two round prongs. You will need an adapter to plug anything in to an outlet. I purchased an adapter from Amazon before my trip but it didnt’ ship in time. I ended up having to purchase one at the airport for $20…
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