11 days in Iceland, Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland, Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Iceland, Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad, India
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  21​h 45​min
1
Vik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad, India

1
night
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Black Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Rutshellir Cave.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vik day trip tool .

Ahmedabad, India to Vik is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Vik is minus 5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in September; daily highs in Vik reach 11°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, and then browse the exhibits of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online trip planner .

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gap of Dunloe and Ring of Kerry. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Dingle (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Gallarus Oratory). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, get great views at Moll's Gap, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney route planner .

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Killarney takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In September, Killarney is a bit warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dingle, Ring of Kerry
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

1
night
Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Dunluce Castle, then kick back and relax at Causeway Coastal Route, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bushmills Distillery, and finally get outside with The Dark Hedges.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bushmills online trip builder .

Getting from Killarney to Bushmills by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Bushmills sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Bushmills

Scenic Drive Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, Causeway Coastal Route
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Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
The Dark Hedges ©
The Dark Hedges
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle

2
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Ulster Museum, see the interesting displays at W5, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, then ponder the world of politics at City Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Parliament Buildings.

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Traveling by car from Bushmills to Belfast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Belfast are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
City Hall ©
City Hall
Parliament Buildings ©
Parliament Buildings

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