Iceland Packing List

Packing for a trip to Iceland is tough (the weather changes all the time!). But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with a super detailed Iceland packing list so you know exactly what to bring.

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In this free PDF download, we’ve provided packing check lists for everything from clothing and toiletries (for both men and women!) to electronics and extra gear you may consider packing if you plan to do some campervan travels.

Plus, we’re sharing tons of packing hacks and tips for traveling in Iceland that you won’t find anywhere else.

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We’ve traveled to Iceland 3 times now and spent weeks living in a campervan, traveling around the country. We’ve been able to explore a lot of what Iceland has to offer!

We’ve complied our experience to create the perfect Iceland itinerary. Our itinerary is for 7-9 days and meant to be explored while traveling in a campervan. It includes the highlights of the southern coast of Iceland. 

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Check out our other Iceland content…

We have TONS of resources on travel in Iceland and how to make the most out of your trip. Check out our Ultimate Iceland Travel Guide for all the answers to your most burning questions, or read some of our favorite articles below.

Happy Campers Review: Iceland’s Best Campervan Rental?

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Driving Iceland’s Golden Circle Route: Perfect Itinerary [2024]

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Perfect 7 Day Iceland Itinerary

Whether you have a layover, or Iceland is your final destination, we've got the perfect trip planned for you! This detailed 7-day Iceland itinerary is complete with day-by-day instructions, photos and tips that will bring you to the southern coast and through the iconic Golden Circle. Follow this one week...

27 Absolute Best Things to do in Iceland

There are so many incredible things to do in Iceland it can be overwhelming to try and plan your trip. We’ve rounded up the top adventures, sights to see and culinary experiences so you can create your own Iceland bucket list.

Best Campervan Rentals in Iceland: Ultimate Guide (+ Inside Tips!)

If you're looking for an Iceland campervan rental, you've come to the right place. In this article we break down all of the FAQs about traveling Iceland in a campervan, plus tell you about the best Iceland campervan rental company which we just so happen to have an exclusive discount...

30 Actually Cool Things to Do in Reykjavik

It may be your jumping off point to explore the rest of Iceland, or you might just have a layover here, but there are actually some really cool things to do in Reykjavik. We’ve rounded up the top adventures, sights to see and culinary experiences so you can plan your...

Groceries in Iceland: Money-Saving Guide to Icelandic Supermarkets

If you're planning a trip to Iceland, it's good to keep in mind just how expensive the cost of eating out there will be. To save money, we recommend shopping for groceries. In this article we're covering all of the logistics of getting groceries in Iceland, including food prices, meals...

19 Best Airbnbs in Iceland (+ Top-Rated Experiences!)

If your planning a trip to the adventure-filled volcanic island, you’ll want to check out this highly curated list of the best Airbnbs in Iceland. We’re sharing our favorite stays to meet every need — from budget-friendly, to the most unique accommodation, to some seriously incredible properties!

Icelandic Food: What to Try & What to Skip

During our time in Iceland we spent plenty of time doing "research" on Icelandic cuisine and checking out all on the must-try Icelandic foods. Here's everything we learned about Icelandic food and its history as well as our honest opinions on which foods to try and which to pass on.

27 Essential Iceland Travel Apps

We tested out all the recommended Iceland apps on our latest trip and we’re going to explain which apps are actually helpful from our first hand experience. Plus, we’re going to share our favorite general road trips apps which will help make your time in Iceland unforgettable.

Iceland Trip Cost + 39 Sneaky Budget Tips

How expensive is Iceland? We're breaking down exactly how much a trip to Iceland costs. Plus, we're sharing our top (super practical!) money-saving tips for traveling Iceland on a budget to help you travel the land of fire and ice without blowing the bank!

Studlagil Canyon Iceland: Essential Guide + Insider Tips

While it may no longer be considered one of Iceland's hidden gems, we still think Stuðlagil Canyon is worth a visit. In this article we'll go over everything you need to know about planning your visit from where it's located to how to get the best photos!

Iceland Camping Guide: Essential Tips + Best Campsites in Iceland

If you’re planning a camping trip in Iceland, there are some things you should know before setting off on your trip. We’ve been camping in Iceland twice, once in a tent and once in a campervan, so we’re sharing all of our insider knowledge to help you plan the Iceland...

14 Incredible Iceland Hot Springs to Visit

Find out what to expect and exactly how to get to some of the best hot springs in Iceland. This article breaks down all the details so you can easily visit them on your own trip. Plus we’re sharing some important tips for Icelandic hot springs etiquette so you don’t...

Ring Road Iceland: 38 Stops You Can’t Miss!

One of the best ways to see this incredible country is by circumnavigating the island on Iceland's iconic Ring Road. You'll have the opportunity to visit lots of the unique landscapes that make up the highlights of Iceland on a Ring Road road trip and we're sharing all of our...

ULTIMATE Guide to Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

Planning a trip to the famous black sand beach in Iceland? We're sharing everything you need to know before you go to Reynisfjara Beach, including how to get there, the best photo spots, and the very real dangers you need to be aware of.

25 Best Iceland Waterfalls + Exact Locations

Find out what to expect and exactly how to get to some of the best waterfalls in Iceland. This article breaks down all the details so you can easily visit them on your own trip. Plus we’re sharing a map with exact GPS locations and insider tips to help you...

Where to Get the Best Pictures in Iceland (+ Photography Tips!)

Wondering where to get the best pictures in Iceland? Scroll through our personal Iceland photography collection to see where got all the shots at some of the best photo spots in Iceland.

How to Plan the Ultimate Iceland Road Trip

Road tripping is undoubtedly the best way to see all that Iceland has to offer and allows you the freedom to travel like no other. From vehicle rentals to budgeting to en route entertainment, here is everything you need to help you plan your Iceland road trip.

Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool: What to Know BEFORE You Go

Our extensive guide to Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool will help answer your questions as you plan your trip to this truly unique and stunning open-air hot spring pool located in southern Iceland.

Glymur Waterfall: ULTIMATE Hiking Guide + Tips

Iceland has thousands of waterfalls, yet few pack the punch of Glymur Waterfall, the country’s second-tallest. It’s not quite as accessible as others, but well worth the effort. This guide details everything you need to know to reach one of Iceland’s most stunning cascades!

Fosslaug Hot Spring & Reykjafoss Waterfall: ULTIMATE Guide

Nestled in the Icelandic countryside, Fosslaug Hot Springs is a natural soaking pool that’s free to enter. This article breaks down exactly how to reach the idyllic Fosslaug Hot Springs, and nearby Reykjafoss Waterfall, in Iceland.

Vik, Iceland: 25 Unmissable Things to Do + Hidden Gems

This gem of a town in southern Iceland makes a perfect stop on your itinerary. There is so much more to Vik, Iceland than the famous beach. We've rounded up all the best things to do in Vik, including some hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path treasures.

Reykjadalur Hot Spring Thermal River: ULTIMATE Soaking Guide 

Soaking up the steamy waters of the Reykjadalur Hot Spring Thermal River is one of the coolest ways to begin or conclude your trip to Iceland. In this guide, we cover exactly how to get to this magical location, what you can expect while visiting, and essential tips.

Iceland Camping Rental: Gear for an Unforgettable Adventure

Traveling in Iceland an adventure in itself, but camping is an experience you'll never forget. Iceland Camping Equipment is your go-to place for any rental gear you could want! Come with us as we help you start planning your very own Iceland camping adventure!

Renting a Car in Iceland: 14 Essential Tips

Taking a road trip around Iceland is without a doubt the best way to see the country. Having a rental car will give you the freedom you need to explore Iceland fully. In this guide, we’ll answer all your questions about Iceland car rentals like how much they cost, what...

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Wondering when is the best time to visit Iceland? This article breaks down what to expect month by both so you can determine the best time to visit Iceland for your travels!

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If you are dreaming of an Iceland honeymoon, you’ve come to the right place! This guide has all sorts of ideas for romantic experiences and once-in-a-lifetime adventures that will make your Iceland honeymoon the perfect blend of luxury and adventure. We even have a perfect Iceland itinerary curated just for...

Laugavegur Trail: Iceland Hiking Guide

We’ve called on a fellow travel blogger and hiking enthusiast to go over everything you need to know to hike the Laugavegur trail, one of Iceland’s most difficult, yet rewarding, multi-day treks. From planning your route to budgeting for your trip and a day-to-day trail breakdown, this article has you...

15 Beautiful Iceland Hikes

We’ve done quite a bit of trekking around this jaw-dropping country and we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Iceland hikes to share with you. This article includes plenty of photos and details to help you plan your experience hiking in Iceland and know exactly what to expect.

Fimmvörðuháls Hike: Guide to Iceland’s Best Day Hike

Arguably one of the best day hikes in Iceland, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about hiking the Fimmvörðuháls trail, including our play-by-play of what to expect along the way, how to get back to the trailhead, and what essential items you’ll need to pack.