13 days in Iceland Itinerary

13 days in Iceland Itinerary

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13 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Selfoss
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Vik
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
4
Skaftafell
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Cluj-Napoca

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavik Open Air Museum, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, then get engrossed in the history at Saga Museum, and finally boost your wellbeing at Blue Lagoon.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder tool .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Reykjavik is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Reykjavik is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September, you will find days in Reykjavik are colder (13°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Selfoss.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Blue Lagoon, Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

3
nights
Selfoss

Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
You've added Gullfoss Falls, Hekla, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kerið.

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Getting from Reykjavik to Selfoss by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Selfoss are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur, Geothermal Exhibition, Hekla
Highlights from your plan
Kerið ©
Kerið
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skogar Museum, Mýrdalsjökull, Reynisfjara Beach, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sólheimajökulll, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vik trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Selfoss to Vik by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Vik, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Skaftafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Skogar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

2
nights
Skaftafell

Skaftafell ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull and then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Skaftafell trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Vik to Skaftafell by bus takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skaftafell

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park ©
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

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