9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Hvolsvollur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Explore Hvolsvollur's surroundings by going to Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar), Vik (Dyrhólaey, Sólheimajökulll, &more) and Skogar (Skogafoss & Rutshellir Cave). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and look for gifts at UNA Local Product.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur tour itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Hvolsvollur is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Hvolsvollur is 8 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in September; daily highs in Hvolsvollur reach 11°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Skogar, Laugavegur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd trip planner.

Getting from Hvolsvollur to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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