Iceland is one of the hottest travel destinations for outdoor tourism and adventure seekers, and with good reason. Among the most dramatic landscapes in the world, Iceland is a unique mix of volcanoes, waterfalls, rolling green hills, and black sea beaches. Icelandic visitors have increased seven-fold in less than two decades, according to official Iceland tourism figures. As the word continues to spread about this breathtaking country, the only question is,” What are you waiting for?” If you’re an outdoor adventure seeker planning a trip to Iceland, you’ll want to spend as much time outside experiencing the country as possible. Have you considered renting a 4×4 vehicle with rooftop camper tent? An option to include with car rentals, these pop-up style tents on the car’s roof can take your Icelandic experience to a whole new level. Here are five reasons why you should rent a rooftop camper tent for your next Icelandic adventure.
- Mobility and spontaneity
With your overnight plans strapped to the roof of your 4 by 4 vehicle, the possibilities are endless. Drive out to Vatnajökull National Park for a few days of hiking, then off to the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in the far north corner of Iceland. Hear about a great fish village from a new Rekyjavik friend? Head there tomorrow, knowing you can always pull over, climb up, and go to sleep when you run out of steam.
- Dry, comfortable sleeping
Rooftop style tents are designed like pop-up tents, with a built-in, comfortable foam mattress and floor and the equivalent space of a full-sized bed. The tent material itself is made of durable material that will protect you from rain, snow, and wind while you explore all the island has to offer.
With your tent located high off the ground, you don’t need to worry about curious bears or other wildlife bothering you while you sleep. Just lock your car and you’ll be good to go!
- Easy set up and extra leg room
Rooftop tents set up in minutes, and allow for the storage of other camping materials, like sleeping bags, sheets, and pillows, in with the tent. This means more room for you and your travel necessities in the car itself!
- Unbeatable experience
How many times are you going to be able to wake up to the sights, sounds, and smells of Iceland? For the Icelandic traveler looking to discover this majestic island, there is no better way to explore than with the rooftop camper tent. So, what are you waiting for?