5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oslo
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Oslo

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach and then examine the collection at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Tales from Iceland, laugh and play at Sundhollin Public Baths, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally examine the collection at The Icelandic Punk Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site.

Oslo, Norway to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in February, Reykjavik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 25th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, thenkick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Vik road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Reykjavik in February since evenings lows in Vik dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir vacation planner.

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Geysir, with lows of -1°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Skalholt Cathedral, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Geysir
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Geysir ©
Geysir
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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