21 days in Iceland Itinerary

21 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

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Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
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Svinafell
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik
— 12 nights
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Blaskogabyggd

— 2 nights
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, experience rural life at Fridheimar, then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Skalholt Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd online tour planner.

New York City, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Blaskogabyggd is 5 hours. When traveling from New York City in February, plan for little chillier days in Blaskogabyggd, with highs around 39°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:

Svinafell

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Svinafell side-trips: Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Jokulsarlon (Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, Glacier Lagoon, &more). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Svinafell trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Svinafell in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Svinafell can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

Vik

— 3 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of Vik with an excursion to Kvernufoss in Skogar--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vik travel route app.

Traveling by car from Svinafell to Vik takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in February, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

Reykjavik

— 12 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Logberg (Law Rock), Thingvellir National Park, &more), Selfoss (Iceland Safari - Private Tours & Kerið) and Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant (in Svartsengi). Make the 20th (Sat) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik day trip planning app.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Vik in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Reykjavik, with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 21:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.