7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Landmannalaugar
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly

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Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): trek along Laugavegur, then don't miss a visit to Landmannalaugar, and then explore the activities along Ljótipollur.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Landmannalaugar planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Landmannalaugar is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Warsaw to Landmannalaugar, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Warsaw in August, plan for much colder days in Landmannalaugar, with highs around 14°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 12th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, then get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik day trip planning tool.

Drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 14th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and then see Off-Road Tours. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side 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.