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5-day Guide to Iceland
BEFORE YOU GO

CHECKLIST

$1500

TOTAL COST

May-Oct

BEST MONTHS
DAY 3

ITINERARY

  • Faxi waterfall

  • Geysir waterfall

  • Stop by horse farm along route

  • Gulfoss waterfall

  • Thingvellir National Park

  • Silfra snorkeling or diving

  • Fontana hot springs spa

  • Dinner at local restaurant

  • Chase northern lights (check k.p. index)

$80

DAILY BUDGET

Reykjavik

STAY IN
DAY 1

ITINERARY

  • Arrive at airport early in the morning, pick up rental car

  • Breakfast in Reykjanesbaer town

  • Bridge America 

  • Blue Lagoon Spa

  • Check-in to accommodations

  • Costco and Vinbudin for groceries and alcohol for the week, prepare meals

$100

DAILY BUDGET

Reykjavik

STAY IN
DAY 4

ITINERARY

  • Seljalandsfoss

  • Skogafoss waterfall

  • Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon

  • Glacier hiking tour

  • Sunset at Reynisfjara black sand beach 

  • Dinner in Vik town

  • Chase northern lights (check k.p. index)

$30

DAILY BUDGET

Reykjavik

STAY IN
DAY 2

ITINERARY

  • Kerid volcanic crater

  • Reykjadalur hot spring thermal River - hike, eat packed lunch

  • Standard lava tunnel cave tour

  • Horsebackriding

  • Dinner at accommodations

  • Bar crawling - check out Reykjavik nightlife

$40

DAILY BUDGET

Reykjavik

STAY IN
DAY 5

ITINERARY

  • Check out of accommodations

  • Explore city of Reykjavik

  • Hallgrimskirkja church tower for panoramic views of the city

  • Famous hotdogs at Bæjarins Beztu

  • Check out museums

  • Souvenir shopping in downtown

  • Arrive at KEF airport for departure

$50

DAILY BUDGET

Fly home

STAY IN
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