5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
2
Hella
— 2 nights

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. In August, Reykjavik is slightly colder than Zurich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll set off for Hella on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
Hella

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback, stop by Litla Lopasjoppan, and then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Thjofafoss, thenget outside with Hekluhestar, thenget a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Keldur.

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Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hella sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Lava Centre, Hekla
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Horseback Riding Tours
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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