12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vilnius
Fly:  7 h
1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Hvolsvollur
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Vilnius

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
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: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Reykjavik trip simple and quick.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Vilnius in September, plan for little chillier days in Reykjavik, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 29th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thentake in the natural beauty of Strokkur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd vacation builder app.

Drive from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). There's still lots to do: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Hofn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

4
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". Venture out of the city with trips to Vik (Sólheimajökulll, Dyrhólaey, &more), Skogar (Rutshellir Cave & Skogafoss) and Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and stop by UNA Local Product.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur trip planner.

Getting from Hofn to Hvolsvollur by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hvolsvollur can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for home on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Skogar, Hella, Laugavegur
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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