9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find out how to plan a trip to Blaskogabyggd, use our trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 6-hour flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in Blaskogabyggd at 13°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. On the 11th (Sun), explore the activities along Ljótipollur, don't miss a visit to Landmannalaugar, and then stroll through Laugavegur.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In September in Landmannalaugar, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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 12th (Mon), trot along with a tour on horseback, then don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, and finally kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vik day trip planner.

Getting from Landmannalaugar to Vik by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Reykjavik

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 15th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, look for gifts at Alfagull, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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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.