7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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

3
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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get some cultural insight at Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Head to Laugavegur and Kolaportid Flea Marketfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thermal Spas in Grindavik, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, examine the collection at Tales from Iceland, browse the different shops at Bonus, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik vacation planner.

Monterrey, Mexico to Reykjavik is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Monterrey to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Thermal Spas
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National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Seljalandsfoss, explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave, and then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Skogar online route planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Skogar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Skogar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss, Black Sand Beach
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss ©
Seljalandsfoss
Rutshellir Cave ©
Rutshellir Cave

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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 1st (Tue): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd vacation planner.

Getting from Skogar to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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