11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
2
Vik
— 1 night
Bus
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
Drive
4
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Akureyri
— 1 night
Fly
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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then experience rural life at Fridheimar, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Blaskogabyggd due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get a bit cooler in Blaskogabyggd: highs are around 15°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 1 night

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, and then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vik trip builder site.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park online visit planner.

Getting from Vik to Vatnajokull National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Vatnajokull National Park are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.
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Reykjahlid — 2 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn and then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 1 night

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Reykjavik.
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 19th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, push the limits with an extreme tour, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
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.