The Perfect 4 Days Iceland Itinerary - Reykjavik & Around Story

By Agne Civilyte


The Perfect 4 Days Iceland Itinerary - Reykjavik & Around Story

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and the largest city in the country. This perfect 4 days Iceland itinerary... Read more

Day 1

Blue Lagoon & Reykjavik Highlights

Your first day in Reykjavik is going to be filled with excitement and interesting sites. You are first going to... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Relax at the Blue Lagoon

One of the most visited attractions of Iceland, the Blue Lagoon can't be missed during your four days in Iceland... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit Hallgrimskirkja

Back in Reykjavik, your first stop will be Hallgrímskirkja, which is a Lutheran parish church. It is the main landmark... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Explore National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum of Iceland is located in the centre of Reykjavik and has a massive collection of Icelandic exhibits.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Stop by Harpa Concert Hall

One of the most spectacular landmarks of Reykjavik, The Harpa Concert and Conference Hall is located close to the harbour... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Stroll along the beach towards Sun Voyager

My 4 day trip to Iceland itinerary has to include a relaxing walk along the North Atlantic Ocean. From Harpa... Read more

Day 2

Golden Circle of Iceland

The second day in Iceland is all about the Golden Circle - a tourist route just outside of Reykjavik and... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Have early breakfast at Reykjavík Röst

Reykjavík Röst is a local independent cafe near Reykjavik harbour. It serves a wide variety of hot and cold drinks,... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Explore Þingvellir National Park - Thingvellir National Park

Your first stop of the Golden Circle is Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir National Park) - the only designated UNESCO World... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Stop by Öxarárfoss - Game of Thrones Filming Location

Öxarárfoss is a waterfall situated within Þingvellir National Park and is one of the most touristy places in this Iceland... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Relax and have lunch at Laugarvatn Fontana Spa

Situated in the small town of Laugarvatn, Laugarvatn Fontana Spa is one of the hidden gems of Iceland. It is... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

Be amazed by Geyser Strokkur

Located in the Geysir Hot Spring Area (Geysir Geothermal Area), Strokkur Geyser is the most famous and the most visited... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 6

See the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss (Golden Falls) is considered to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. It is a must-see natural... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 7

See the picturesque Kerid Volcanic Crater Lake

Created more than 3000 years ago, Kerid volcanic crater lake showcases one of the best views of the Golden Circle.... Read more

Day 3

Explore Icelandic Highlands

On your third day of this four days in Iceland itinerary, you will take another day trip from Reykjavik. You... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Explore a hidden gem - the Sigöldugljúfur canyon

Situated deep inside the Icelandic highlands, Sigöldugljúfur canyon is a natural wonder that is a must-see while in Iceland. It... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Stop by Hnausapollur Volcanic Crater

Hnausapollur, also known as Blahylur, is a volcanic crater lake known for its turquoise blue water. It situated about 570... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Have lunch by the Frostastaðavatn Lake

Famous for picturesque views of the highlands, Frostastaðavatn Lake, also known as Frostastadavatn, is one of the most beautiful natural... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Hiking in Landmannalaugar

Try to arrive at Landmannalaugar no later than 1 PM so that you can enjoy the real beauty of the... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 5

Dip into Landmannalaugar hot springs

After the hike, head towards the tourist information centre where you will be able to spot the geothermal pool. It... Read more

Day 4

Natural Beauty of the South Coast

Your last day of this Iceland 4 day itinerary focuses on travelling to the South Coast. This part of the... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 1

Be amazed by Seljalandsfoss

When you look through various lists of what to do for 4 days in Iceland, Seljalandsfoss is always included in... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 2

Visit Dyrhólaey and Puffins

Dyrhólaey is a rocky peninsula that is famous for a massive black lava arch that is located in the sea.... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 3

Stop by Eldhraun Lava Field

Situated near the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Eldhraun Lava Field is the biggest lava flow in the world, and it occurred... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 4

Wander around Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is a lagoon filled with blue icebergs that look like diamonds from afar. This place is one... Read more


In Summary

This 4 days Iceland itinerary focused on the main attractions of Reykjavik and natural wonders that can only be seen... Read more