7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour itinerary planner

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

— 4 nights
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: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik day trip app.

Chicago, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Reykjavik, with highs around 40°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

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 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vik driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd tour site.

Getting from Vik to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.