5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd — 1 night

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You will leave for Reykjavik on the 2nd (Wed).
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Reykjavik — 1 night

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Tjornin and then examine the collection at Perlan.

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Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Reykjahlid.
Parks · Nature · Museums
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Reykjahlid — 2 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and then go for a walk through Viti Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall.

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Getting from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Iceland travel guide

Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.