12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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12 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Visakhapatnam

1
day
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 30th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then tee off at Geysir Golf Course, and finally admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary planning app .

Visakhapatnam, India to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Visakhapatnam to Blaskogabyggd. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Golf Nature Parks

Side Trip

Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrholaey, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then hike along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, then admire the sheer force of Kvernufoss, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

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You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Djupivogur (Sveinsstekksfoss & JFS Handcraft) and Jokulsarlon (Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon & Jokulsarlon Lagoon). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Beach, make a splash at Hofn Swimming Pool, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Getting from Vik to Hofn by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Hofn sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Djupivogur, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Hofn to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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