8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Vik
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
We've included these beaches for you: Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Skogar Museum and Rutshellir Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vik journey builder tool.

New Delhi, India to Vik is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from New Delhi to Vik, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in June: high temperatures in Vik hover around 12°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hallgrimskirkja and Laugavegur. National Museum of Iceland and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stop by Myconceptstore.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.