The Perfect 4 Days Iceland Itinerary - Reykjavik & Around Story

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The Perfect 4 Days Iceland Itinerary - Reykjavik & Around Story

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and the largest city in the country. This...

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Day 1

Blue Lagoon & Reykjavik Highlights

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

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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...

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Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit Hallgrimskirkja

Back in Reykjavik, your first stop will be Hallgrímskirkja, which is a Lutheran parish church...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

Explore National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum of Iceland is located in the centre of Reykjavik and has a...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

Stop by Harpa Concert Hall

One of the most spectacular landmarks of Reykjavik, The Harpa Concert and Conference Hall is...

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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...

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Day 2

Golden Circle of Iceland

The second day in Iceland is all about the Golden Circle - a tourist route...

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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...

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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) ...

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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...

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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...

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Day 2 - Stop 5

Be amazed by Geyser Strokkur

Located in the Geysir Hot Spring Area (Geysir Geothermal Area), Strokkur Geyser is the most...

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Day 2 - Stop 6

See the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss (Golden Falls) is considered to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland...

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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...

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Day 3

Explore Icelandic Highlands

On your third day of this four days in Iceland itinerary, you will take another...

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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...

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Day 3 - Stop 2

Stop by Hnausapollur Volcanic Crater

Hnausapollur, also known as Blahylur, is a volcanic crater lake known for its turquoise blue...

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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...

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Day 3 - Stop 4

Hiking in Landmannalaugar

Try to arrive at Landmannalaugar no later than 1 PM so that you can enjoy...

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Day 3 - Stop 5

Dip into Landmannalaugar hot springs

After the hike, head towards the tourist information centre where you will be able to...

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Day 4

Natural Beauty of the South Coast

Your last day of this Iceland 4 day itinerary focuses on travelling to the South...

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Day 4 - Stop 1

Be amazed by Seljalandsfoss

When you look through various lists of what to do for 4 days in Iceland...


Day 4 - Stop 2

Visit Dyrhólaey and Puffins

Dyrhólaey is a rocky peninsula that is famous for a massive black lava arch that...

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Day 4 - Stop 3

Stop by Eldhraun Lava Field

Situated near the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Eldhraun Lava Field is the biggest lava flow in...

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Day 4 - Stop 4

Wander around Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is a lagoon filled with blue icebergs that look like diamonds from...

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In Summary

This 4 days Iceland itinerary focused on the main attractions of Reykjavik and natural wonders...

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