8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
2
Vik
— 1 night
3
Geysir
— 2 nights

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: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and buy something for everyone on your list at Bonus.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 6th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, Vik is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Geysir when traveling from Vik in February, with lows around °C. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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