9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Blesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd road trip website.

New York City, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Blaskogabyggd, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Blaskogabyggd reach 52°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 3 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik is known for beaches, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik driving holiday tool.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 4 nights

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 National Park (in Thingvellir) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, stop by Hidden People Iceland, see Off-Road Tours, and take in panoramic vistas at Perlan.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip planning tool.

Drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.
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