10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly + bus:  21​h 15​min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Beijing

1
night
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 5th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd online journey planner .

Beijing, China to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Beijing to Blaskogabyggd, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beijing in August, expect Blaskogabyggd to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geysir, Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Change things up with a short trip to Landmannalaugar in Landmannalaugar (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, trek along Sólheimajökulll, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach.

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You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Landmannalaugar, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
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: Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, wander the streets of Laugavegur, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

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Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Hvalsneskirkja, Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
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