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
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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 Reyniskirkja Church. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave, and explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vik driving holiday planning site.

New Delhi, India to Vik is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Vik. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect Vik to be colder, temps between 12°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.
Let the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition capture your imagination. Head to Laugavegur and Myconceptstorefor plenty of shopping. 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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

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 catch the flight back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.
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