5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

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5 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+3
train + shuttle + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
End: Exeter

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 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary maker app .

Exeter, UK to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Exeter in November; daily highs in Blaskogabyggd reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

1
night
Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 5th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vik, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Vik, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Skogar
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 6th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then examine the collection at The Icelandic Punk Museum.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik travel planner .

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Thermal Spas
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Horseback Riding Tours
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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