8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 3 nights

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Thingvallakirkja church) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Reykjavik. In November, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 16th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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

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nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella), Gljufrabui Waterfalls (in Skogar) and UNA Local Product (in Hvolsvollur). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and make a trip to Dyrhólaey.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Vik are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Skogar, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Reynisdrangar, UNA Local Product
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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