7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive
2
Geysir
Drive
3
Vik
— 1 night
Drive
4
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive
5
Husavik
— 1 night
Drive
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Blonduos
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 1 night
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Reykjavik

— 1 night
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Lagoon. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): test the waters at Blue Lagoon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip builder.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus to Reykjavik is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ayia Napa to Reykjavik is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ayia Napa in August, expect Reykjavik to be colder, temps between 16°C and 9°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Geysir.

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Geysir

Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Geysir day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Geysir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to Vik.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Vik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Hofn

— 1 night
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hofn trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Hofn are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Husavik

— 1 night
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
On the 16th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Exploration Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Husavik online trip builder.

You can drive from Hofn to Husavik in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Husavik sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Blonduos.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Blonduos

— 1 night
Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland. On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Icelandic salmon center, head off the coast to Hrutey Island, then see the interesting displays at Textile Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Blonduos Sports Centre.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Blonduos trip tool.

You can drive from Husavik to Blonduos in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blonduos

Museums · Spas · Parks · Nature
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Reykjavik

— 1 night
You've now added Blue Lagoon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take a tour by water with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours and then boost your wellbeing at Blue Lagoon.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Blonduos to Reykjavik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

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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.