7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and admire all the interesting features of Perlan.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Reykjavik road trip planning website.

Portland, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Portland to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 52°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 1 night

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Vik holiday planning website.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Blesi.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in September, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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Nature · Parks · Spas
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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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