7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Bus:  22 h
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Skogar
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
4
Geysir
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  1 h
5
Thingvellir
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Manila, Luzon

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then see the interesting displays at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online trip builder .

Manila, Philippines to Reykjavik is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Manila in September, with highs in Reykjavik at 13°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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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 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then examine the collection at Skogar Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

Plan my day in Skogar using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Reykjavik to Skogar by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Black Sand Beach
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
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Skogar Museum
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Gullfoss Falls has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slakki Petting Zoo, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary maker app .

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. In September, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strokkur. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Geysir holiday planner .

Geysir is just a stone's throw from Blaskogabyggd. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geysir, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir ©
Geysir
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

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Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thingvellir trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Geysir to Thingvellir takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Thingvellir, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Galgaklettur ©
Galgaklettur

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