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:  1​h 15​min
2
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Visakhapatnam

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day
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 30th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally play a few rounds at Kaffi Sel.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd road trip tool .

Visakhapatnam, India to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Visakhapatnam to Blaskogabyggd, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, see the top attractions with Southcoast Adventure, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, then trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur trip planner .

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Hvolsvollur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Hvolsvollur, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Southcoast Adventure
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Jokulsarlon Lagoon & Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull, enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, make a splash at Hofn Swimming Pool, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hvolsvollur to Hofn in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
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4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Kerið (in Selfoss). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), explore the galleries of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and kick back and relax at Yntri Tunga Beach.

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Getting from Hofn to Reykjavik by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kerið, Thingvellir National Park, Ytri Tunga Beach
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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