7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  9 h
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
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 4th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slakki Petting Zoo, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd vacation website.

London, UK to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from London in November, expect Blaskogabyggd to be little chillier, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
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 5th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, stroll through Black Sand Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and then get impressive views of Katla Volcano.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vik online day trip planner.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Katla Volcano
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Grindavik to see Thermal Spas about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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