12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly + Shuttle:  21 h 15 min
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  3 h 30 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Landmannalaugar
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Oxararfoss, Thingvellir National Park, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Reykjavik is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Singapore to Reykjavik, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in September: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Thingvellir
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Myvatn and then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid online road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Reykjahlid to Blaskogabyggd takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the activities along Ljótipollur, then take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar, and then stroll through Laugavegur.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Landmannalaugar tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Katla Volcano
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Katla Volcano ©
Katla Volcano

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