11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
2
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
4
Vik
— 1 night
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd road trip planning tool.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from San Juan to Blaskogabyggd due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in August, expect Blaskogabyggd to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

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Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. On the 23rd (Sun), trek along Laugavegur, thenmake a trip to Landmannalaugar, and then explore the activities along Ljótipollur.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Landmannalaugar route planner.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Landmannalaugar by car takes about 3 hours. August in Landmannalaugar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Djupivogur (Bakkabud, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull, see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hofn trip planner.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Hofn in 5 hours. In August in Hofn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Djupivogur, Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Bakkabud ©
Bakkabud

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planner.

Drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Vik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, stop by Orrifinn, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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