6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  29​h
1
Reykjavik
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  31​h
End: Melbourne

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour, Arcanum Glacier Tours, Blue Lagoon Iceland, and other attractions you added. On the 10th (Tue), soothe aching muscles at Blue Lagoon Iceland, catch all the local highlights with Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour, see the winter wonderland with Arcanum Glacier Tours, then take a memorable tour with Golden Circle Day Tours, then take a memorable excursion with Into The Glacier, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Reykjavik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Melbourne, Australia to Reykjavik is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Reykjavik, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in December, with highs in Reykjavik at 2°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Blue Lagoon
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

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night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Crashed DC 3 Plane.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Vik attractions planning website .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vik, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Outdoors Nature Museums

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Horseback Riding Tours

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally tee off at Kaffi Sel.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Vik to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vik in December, plan for little chillier nights in Blaskogabyggd, with lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

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