17 days in London & Iceland Itinerary

17 days in London & Iceland Itinerary

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17 days in London & Iceland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  18​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Keflavik, Iceland
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Laugarvatn, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Hella, Iceland
— 1 night
car:  1​h 30​min
5
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Hofn, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Egilsstadir, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Akureyri, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Grundarfjorour, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Borgarnes, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
12
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Keflavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
14
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. James's Park. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll around Hyde Park, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, then stroll around St. James's Park, and finally shop like a local with Oxford Street.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our London trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect London to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Keflavik.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park
St. James's Park ©
St. James's Park

1
day
Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. On the 7th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park and then get engrossed in the history at The Cave People.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Keflavik trip planner .

Explore your travel options from London to Keflavik with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Keflavik reach 12°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Laugarvatn.

Things to do in Keflavik

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Cave People, Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
The Cave People ©
The Cave People

1
night
Laugarvatn, Iceland

Laugarvatn ©
To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Laugarvatn travel route builder website .

Drive from Keflavik to Laugarvatn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Laugarvatn are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Laugarvatn

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Strokkur, Haukadalur, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Geysir ©
Geysir

1
night
Hella, Iceland

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. You've now added Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall to your itinerary.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hella trip itinerary app .

Getting from Laugarvatn to Hella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Hella are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Hella

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vik, Skogafoss, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Reynisdrangar
Highlights from your plan
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Diamond Beach as well as Glacier Lagoon - Jokulsarlon.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur road trip site .

Drive from Hella to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Diamond Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Skaftafellsjokull ©
Skaftafellsjokull

1
night
Hofn, Iceland

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hofn vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Seydisfjordur, Djupivogur, The French Museum, Petra Stone Collection
Highlights from your plan
Petra Stone Collection ©
Petra Stone Collection
Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss
The French Museum ©
The French Museum

1
night
Egilsstadir, Iceland

Egilsstadir ©
To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Egilsstadir trip planning site .

You can drive from Hofn to Egilsstadir in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Hofn in September, Egilsstadir is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dettifoss Waterfall, Husavikurkirkja, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Husavikurkirkja ©
Husavikurkirkja

2
nights
Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, Hverfjall, Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): go for a walk through Viti Crater, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and finally Head underground at Grjotagja Cave.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip planner.

Getting from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Akureyri
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Hverir ©
Hverir
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)

1
night
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalfshamarsvik as well as Glaumbaer Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akureyri itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hvitserkur, Kalfshamarsvik, Eiriksstadir, Glaumbaer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kalfshamarsvik ©
Kalfshamarsvik
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Hvitserkur ©
Hvitserkur

1
night
Grundarfjorour, Iceland

Grundarfjorour ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ytri-Raudamelur church, Ytri Tunga Beach, Budir Church, and other attractions.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grundarfjorour day trip planning app .

Getting from Akureyri to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gerduberg basalt columns, Ytri Tunga Beach, Olafsvikurkirkja, Ytri-Raudamelur church, Hellnar Church
Highlights from your plan
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Snaefellsnes Excursions ©
Snaefellsnes Excursions

1
night
Borgarnes, Iceland

Borgarnes ©
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akranes Lighthouse as well as Barnafoss.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Borgarnes travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grundarfjorour to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Borgarnes are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bifrost, Barnafoss, Akranes Lighthouse, Hraunfossar, Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring
Highlights from your plan
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Barnafoss ©
Barnafoss
Grábrók Volcano ©
Grábrók Volcano

1
night
Reykjavik, Iceland

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 Kringlan Mall, Lake Tjornin and Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online holiday builder .

Getting from Borgarnes to Reykjavik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Keflavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Spas Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thermal Spas
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

1
night
Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik
Plan a trip to Keflavik easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Keflavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Westminster Bridge, Bicester Village, Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look for gifts at Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 and then stop by Primark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Bicester Village, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, then snap pictures at Westminster Bridge, and finally make a trip to Trafalgar Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Keflavik to London. Traveling from Keflavik in September, things will get somewhat warmer in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Nightlife

Side Trip

Bicester Village
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Trafalgar Square ©
Trafalgar Square

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