7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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

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day
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 24th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd itinerary builder.

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

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Strokkur
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Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

2
nights
Vik

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.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vik online itinerary creator.

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.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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nights
Reykjavik

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.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik itinerary maker.

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

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Parks
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12 Tonar ©
12 Tonar
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
Handknitting Association of Iceland ©

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