Camping in Iceland

If you plan to travel in Iceland on a budget, Camping in Iceland at one of the Campsites in Icleand is your best bet. There are campsites located throughout Iceland. The camping facilities range from fully-equipped including hot showers, washing machines and cooking facilities to simple farmers’ fields with a cold-water tap.

You should expect to pay from 1000-2000 Kr per person per night at any of the camping sites in Icleand but a camping card my save you some money. If you intend to camp
in Iceland be prepared for the cold, warm sleeping bags are essential and it is a good idea to take a bedding roll along as you may end up sleeping on very rough ground in some of the camping sites in Iceland Don’t wait until last minute to find a place to camp because Campers in Iceland have become immensely popular among Icelanders and they take up a lot of space. You could arrive at a large campsite in Iceland that’s so filled up with campers and mobile homes that you’ll have no place to
pitch your tent.
Be advised that camping in Iceland with no more than three tents is allowed on uncultivated ground
for a single night, unless the landowner has posted a notice to the contrary. However, campers in Iceland should always use designated campsites where they do exist. Do not camp in Iceland close to farms without permission. Remember that if a group of more than three tents is involved, campers must seek
permission from the landowner before setting up camp in Iceland outside marked campsite areas.