7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

New York City
Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
New York City

1
day
Blaskogabyggd

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

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New York City, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New York City to Blaskogabyggd, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get colder in Blaskogabyggd: highs are around 54°F and lows about 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Strokkur
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Gullfoss
Strokkur

2
days
Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic natural features at Myrdalsjokull Glacier, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

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Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

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Myrdalsjokull Glacier
Sólheimajökulll
Black Sand Beach

3
days
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach. Do your shopping at 12 Tonar and SES design - Island. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Perlan, look for gifts at Handknitting Association of Iceland, and ponder the world of politics at Reykjavik City Hall.

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Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
12 Tonar

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