5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Bus to Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
— 1 night
— 3 nights


Blaskogabyggd — 1 day

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 10th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur Geothermal Field, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd trip planning website.

Madrid, Spain to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Blaskogabyggd. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect nights in Blaskogabyggd to be little chillier, around 3°C, while days are colder, around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Landmannalaugar.
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Landmannalaugar — 1 night

Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Laugavegur, go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Landmannalaugar trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Landmannalaugar takes 3 hours. In October in Landmannalaugar, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 3 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Iceland.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Landmannalaugar to Reykjavik takes 3.5 hours. October in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Iceland travel guide

Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.