8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland route planner
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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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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 Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at Volcano House, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik vacation builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Reykjavik is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Reykjavik. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in May: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Vik.
Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

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 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach and then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Vik, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trip

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 25th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Nature · Parks
Side Trips

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.