9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Keflavik
— Few hours
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Blaskogabyggd
— Few hours
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Thingvellir
— 1 day
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Hella
— 1 night
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Vik
— 1 day
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Jokulsarlon
— 1 night
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Hofn
— Few hours
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Egilsstadir
— 1 night
9
Asbyrgi
— 1 night
10
Reykjahlid
— Few hours
11
Husavik
— 1 night
12
Akureyri
— Few hours
13
Budir
— Few hours
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights

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Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Keflavik trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In September in Keflavik, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 43°F at night. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Keflavik

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Keflavik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 43°F at night. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kerið. On the 7th (Sat), explore the activities along Kerið, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Thingvellir attractions planning website.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Thingvellir by car takes about an hour. In September, daytime highs in Thingvellir are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kerið, Gullfoss Falls, Geysir, Strokkur
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Kerið ©
Kerið

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Hella

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hella trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Thingvellir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Hella are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Nature · Parks
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Black Sand Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik travel route planner.

Getting from Hella to Vik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon
Start your trip to Jokulsarlon by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Vik to Jokulsarlon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You will leave for Hofn on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Hofn

Hofn
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn online trip planner.

Drive from Jokulsarlon to Hofn in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hofn are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Nature · Parks
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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir
To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Egilsstadir trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Egilsstadir takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hofn in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Egilsstadir, with lows around 40°F. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Asbyrgi.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Asbyrgi

Asbyrgi ©
Dettifoss Waterfall has been added to your itinerary.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Asbyrgi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Egilsstadir to Asbyrgi in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Asbyrgi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Faro de Gardur, Dettifoss Waterfall, Selfoss Waterfall
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall
Faro de Gardur ©
Faro de Gardur

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Reykjahlid online vacation planner.

You can drive from Asbyrgi to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You'll set off for Husavik on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Husavik

Husavik
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Husavik trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Husavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Husavik sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 40°F at night. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Akureyri.

Things to do in Husavik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Akureyri

Akureyri
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Husavik to Akureyri takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Akureyri are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Budir.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Budir

Budir ©
On the 12th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Rauofeldsgja, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Vatnshellir, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Budir trip builder app.

Drive from Akureyri to Budir in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Budir

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snaefellsbaer
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Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
The Wonders of Snaefellsnes has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on The Wonders of Snaefellsnes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and then enjoy the sea views from Hopsnes Lighthouse.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Budir to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hopsnes Lighthouse
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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