7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  9 h
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 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 9th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip tool.

London, UK to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from London in March, expect Blaskogabyggd to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir, Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally explore and take pictures at Rutshellir Cave.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Vik are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vik in March, Reykjavik is a bit cooler at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
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