8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Bring the kids along to Hallgrimskirkja and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum (in Hveragerdi) and Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool (in Thorlakshofn). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and engage your brain at Ljosafoss Power Station.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip itinerary planner.

Torshavn, Faroe Islands to Reykjavik is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car. In April, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, Thermal Spas, Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, Thingvellir National Park, Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer ©
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum ©
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey, don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, thenadmire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Skogar day trip site.

Drive from Reykjavik to Skogar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Skogar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
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 13th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip maker.

You can drive from Skogar to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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