12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  23 h
1
Hvolsvollur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Get out of town with these interesting Hvolsvollur side-trips: Vik (Sólheimajökulll, Dyrhólaey, &more), Skogafoss (in Skogar) and Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Keldur, stop by UNA Local Product, and contemplate the geological forces at Hekla.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hvolsvollur trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hvolsvollur is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Hvolsvollur. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Hvolsvollur reach 4°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Skogar, Hella, Laugavegur, Hekla
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd itinerary planner.

Drive from Hvolsvollur to Blaskogabyggd in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, and admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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