8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Selatangar) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, don't miss a visit to Þúfa, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. In October, Reykjavik is much colder than Lisbon - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thermal Spas
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 8th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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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 9th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, take a pleasant ride with Riding Tours South Iceland, then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Geysir trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Geysir, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Strokkur
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Riding Tours South Iceland ©
Riding Tours South Iceland

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