11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Blaskogabyggd
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Altoona

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Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary builder app.

Altoona, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Altoona to Blaskogabyggd due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Altoona in October; daily highs in Blaskogabyggd reach 46°F and lows reach 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 21st (Thu), appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and then look for gifts at Vik Wool Vikurprjon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Vik are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Popular historic sites such as Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Cemetery Holavallagardur are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dogsledding Iceland and Grotta Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Borgarnes (Borgarnes Museum & The Settlement Center) and Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Oxararfoss). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tjornin, kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, and browse the different shops at Bonus.

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You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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Iceland travel guide

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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.