My 6 day itinerary for Iceland

My 6 day itinerary for Iceland

Since so many of you helped me plan the trip of a lifetime, the least I could do is share my itinerary and a few pictures! Iceland is nothing short of breathtaking!

Day 1: Reykjavik & Blue Lagoon
– Land at Keflavik at 6am; buy alcohol at Duty Free – P/U rental car
– Blue Lagoon (9am: Book tickets ahead of time)

– Lunch (Papa’s Restaurant, Hja Hollu, Fish House)
– Pick up snacks for the week: Bonus, Kronan, Kjarval supermarket
– Hotel Check-in
– Explore Reykjavik/Dinner
– Sun Voyager/Street Art
– Harpa Concert Hall (6:45pm – How to become Icelandic in 60min/$79) -Northern Lights: Grotta Island Lighthouse (depending on weather conditions)

Day 2: Golden Circle (7am)

– Thorufoss (5 mins off road from Golden Circle if there’s time)
– Thingvellir NP, Geysir/Strokkur Hot Springs, Gullfoss Waterfall
– Stop at Secret Lagoon (closes at 8pm / $25 USD) / Minilik Ethiopian Restaurant
– Stop at Kerid crater ($3 USD)

Day 3: Snaefellnes Peninsula Day Trip (2-3 hours from Reykjavik)
– Eldborg Crater
– Gerduberg Basalt Columns
– Ytri Tunga Beach
– Londrangar

– Djupalonssandur
– Snaefellsnes National

Day 4: Southern Iceland (leave hotel by 7am)
– Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

– Dyrholaey Arch w/Hole

– Solheimasandur plane wreck (about 2.5 hr chunk of time; 45 min walk one way)

-Hotel Ranga (Check-in 3pm)

Day 5: (Check out: 12pm)

– Skogafoss (25 mins from Gljufrabui)

– Gljufrabui (10 min walk from Seljalandsfoss)

– Seljalandsfoss (1.5 hrs from Reykjavik)

Day 6: Explore Reykjavik / Hallgrimskirkja (9am-4:30pm)

– Return rental car/Flight

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