9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland planner

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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Landmannalaugar
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): go for a walk through Landmannalaugar and then trek along Laugavegur.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Landmannalaugar travel route builder app.

Nottingham, UK to Landmannalaugar is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nottingham in August, with highs in Landmannalaugar at 14°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 12th (Wed), stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, then look for gifts at Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then stroll through Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik visit planner.

Drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive 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 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

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Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

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.