6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

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night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Sundhollin Public Baths.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Reykjavik is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in March; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Spas Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd road trip website.

Drive from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Outdoors Golf Nature

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir Golf Course
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course

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nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 19th (Thu), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then stroll through Black Sand Beach. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vik tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Vik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Selfoss.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

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Selfoss

Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
On the 21st (Sat), trot along with a tour on horseback and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Selfoss tour planning tool.

Getting from Vik to Selfoss by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Selfoss

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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