16 days in Iceland, Hungary & United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in Iceland, Hungary & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
2
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
3
Geysir, Iceland
— 1 night
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Museum of Iceland and Reykjavik City Library. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at Tales from Iceland, laugh and play at Sundhollin Public Baths, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tjornin.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Boston, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. February in Reykjavik sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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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 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, Vik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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night
Geysir, Iceland

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Strokkur, thenadmire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Geysir trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Geysir when traveling from Vik in February, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir ©
Geysir

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like 3d Gallery Budapest and Budapest Pinball Museum. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, have some family-friendly fun at E-Exit Escape Game, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Budapest online travel route builder.

Explore your travel options from Geysir to Budapest with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Geysir to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Budapest

Fun & Games Wineries Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Beer Tastings & Tours. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to London in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Room Escape Games
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Edinburgh Gin Distillery. Venture out of the city with trips to Snow Factor (in Renfrew) and Room Escape Games (in Glasgow). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, pause for some photo ops at Gladstone Memorial, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh journey planning tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Snow Factor, Room Escape Games
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Photography Tours
Snow Factor ©
Snow Factor
Room Escape Games

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