6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Reykjavik

— 3 nights
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 Kerið (in Selfoss). Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, see the interesting displays at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

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Denver, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 7 hours. When traveling from Denver in September, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 52°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

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Drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Blaskogabyggd, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.