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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hallgrimskirkja and Off-Road Tours. Step out of Reykjavik to go to Thingvellir and see Thingvellir National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. While traveling from Lisbon, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Reykjavik, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer ©
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 19th (Thu), kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vik road trip planning tool.

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Geysir travel route website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Geysir are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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