8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night

3
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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 8th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, make a trip to The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and examine the collection at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik journey maker tool.

Chandigarh, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vik.

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Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, thenexplore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and finally kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, thentake an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally stroll through Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vik travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

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

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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 12th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd journey planner.

Getting from Vik to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

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Geysir, Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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