5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

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5 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
1
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Geysir

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gullfoss, MudShark Tours and Surtshellir Lava Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then Head underground at Surtshellir Lava Cave.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geysir trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Geysir is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Geysir, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Surtshellir Lava Cave, MudShark Tours
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
MudShark Tours ©
MudShark Tours

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 1st (Tue), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then learn more about the world around you at Perlan, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Laugavegur and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Reykjavik travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Reykjavik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Scuba & Snorkeling
Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur

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