6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Blaskogabyggd (Haukadalur & Gullfoss Falls). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik travel planner .

San Francisco, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Reykjavik, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Reykjavik hover around 46°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Strokkur, Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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