8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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8 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  18​h 15​min
1
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik Church and Reyniskirkja Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Skogar Museum and Rutshellir Cave. Change things up with a short trip to Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dyrholaey, admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss, and appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik online route builder .

New Delhi, India to Vik is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Vik due to the time zone difference. In June, Vik is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Skogar, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Iceland and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Do some cultural sightseeing at Laugavegur and Thingvellir National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for gifts at Myconceptstore.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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