8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
2
Vik
— 1 night
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Hvolsvollur (Lava Centre & Seljalandsfoss), Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Fredericton, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Fredericton, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Thingvellir, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave.

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

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Vik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Blaskogabyggd, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geysir, Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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