10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
2
Hofn
— 3 nights
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd vacation maker tool.

Newark, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Blaskogabyggd. Traveling from Newark in May, expect nights in Blaskogabyggd to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are cooler, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Hofn: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). Next up on the itinerary: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hofn trip planner.

You can fly from Blaskogabyggd to Hofn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Hofn sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, thenexplore and take pictures at Dyrhólaey, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vik itinerary planning website.

Getting from Hofn to Vik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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