4 days in Iceland Itinerary

4 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 1 day
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Vik
— 2 nights
3
Hvolsvollur
— 1 night

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 10th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planner.

London, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from London in May, expect Reykjavik to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
4.6

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, and finally explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Vik Wool Vikurprjon, whizz through the canopy at Zipline, see True Adventure, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Icelandic Lava Show, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

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Must see
Skogar Museum
4.4
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Parasailing / Paragliding
True Adventure
4.9

1
night
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". On the 13th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss and then stop by Seljalandsfoss.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvolsvollur trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Vik to Hvolsvollur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Hvolsvollur are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Shopping · Nature · Parks
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Must see
Seljalandsfoss
4.7

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