8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 day
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
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Geysir

— 1 day
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Geysir route maker.

Warsaw, Poland to Geysir is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in April; daily highs in Geysir reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar, then admire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vik trip builder.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Vik sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir (Oxararfoss & Thingvellir National Park) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and see the interesting displays at Perlan.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Reykjavik when traveling from Vik in April, with lows around 0°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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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.