8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour planner

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Drive to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Keflavik
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Keflavik
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Vik
— 1 night
Bus
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Jokulsarlon
— 1 night
Bus
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Keflavik
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Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Drive to Baltimore

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Keflavik

Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Keflavik route planner.

Baltimore, USA to Keflavik is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Baltimore to Keflavik is 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Baltimore in June, with highs in Keflavik at 54°F and lows at 45°F. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Vik.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stjornarfoss, Dyrhólaey and Black Sand Beach. On the 4th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dyrhólaey, take in the dramatic scenery at Stjornarfoss, then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vik travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Keflavik to Vik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Fellsfjara and then contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jokulsarlon tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Vik to Jokulsarlon takes 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Jokulsarlon can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Vik

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Reyniskirkja Church, Kvernufoss and Reynisfjara Beach. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, then see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Jokulsarlon to Vik takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik holiday builder app.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Keflavik

Start your trip to Keflavik by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Keflavik in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.