9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: La Coruna
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Skogar
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  14​h
End: La Coruna

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and admire all the interesting features of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planner .

La Coruna, Spain to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from La Coruna to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Coruna in April, things will get little chillier in Reykjavik: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Spas

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
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Spas

2
nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Seljalandsfoss, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church, stroll through Black Sand Beach, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

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Getting from Reykjavik to Skogar by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Skogar are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

2
nights
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Skogar to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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