24 days in Iceland Itinerary

24 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
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Akureyri
— 5 nights
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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Blaskogabyggd — 1 day

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd online journey planner.

London, UK to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 6-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Blaskogabyggd hover around 17°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 3 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Change things up with a short trip to Kvernufoss in Skogar (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Lava Show.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vik day trip site.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive 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 9th (Tue): go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, stroll through Laugavegur, then stroll through Fjallabak Nature Reserve, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur.

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You can drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 4 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Fellsfjara) and Hofskirkja Church (in Hof). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Landmannalaugar to Vatnajokull National Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.
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Reykjahlid — 4 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjahlid to Nordurthing to see Hljooaklettar about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Leirhnjukur, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, and explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 5 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akureyri: Husavik (The Exploration Museum, The Húsavík Whale Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 6 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik) and Selfoss (Kerið & Tre Og List). Spend the 26th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik road trip planner.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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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.
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