9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
2
Svinafell
— 2 nights
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Reykjavik
— 3 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.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, thenadmire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, thentake in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

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Little Rock, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Little Rock to Blaskogabyggd, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Little Rock in April, you will find days in Blaskogabyggd are much colder (°F), and nights are little chillier (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

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Svinafell

Svinafell ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Beach, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Svinafell Glacier. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Svinafell trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Svinafell takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Svinafell Glacier
Svinafell Glacier

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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 7th (Tue): Head underground at Rutshellir Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, thensee the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Black Sand Beach, look for gifts at Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vik day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Svinafell to Vik takes 2 hours. April in Vik sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get some cultural insight at Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Grotta Lighthouse. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Oxararfoss & Thingvellir National Park). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), make a trip to The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in April, plan for little chillier nights in Reykjavik, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Horseback Riding Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

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