9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Reykjavik
— 5 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 12th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

Plan my day in Blaskogabyggd using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Denver, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Blaskogabyggd, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Denver in July: highs in Blaskogabyggd hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

2
nights
Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum. On the next day, trot along with a tour on horseback, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vik attractions planner.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Bring the kids along to Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Cemetery Holavallagardur. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Settlement Center and Horseback Riding Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Borgarnes Museum (in Borgarnes), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Bifrost (Grábrók Volcano & Glanni Waterfall). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the long history of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), stop by Litla Lopasjoppan, and examine the collection at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Hella, Bifrost, Thingvellir National Park, Lava Centre
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Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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