9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Grundarfjorour
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Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive
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Hjalteyri
— 1 night
Drive
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly

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2
nights
Grundarfjorour

Take a break from the city and head to Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier and Cave Vatnshellir. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Laki Tours and Dritvik and Djupalonssandur. Go for a jaunt from Grundarfjorour to Snaefellsbaer to see Bjarnarfoss about 36 minutes away.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grundarfjorour driving holiday tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Grundarfjorour is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Grundarfjorour, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Laki Tours ©
Must see
Laki Tours
4.4
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Waterfall
Kirkjufellsfoss
4.4

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykjahlid in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. June in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hjalteyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Hverfjall ©
Waterfall
Hverfjall
4.4

1
night
Hjalteyri

On the 3rd (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hjalteyri trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hjalteyri in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hjalteyri

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.4
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.8
The Industry Museum ©
History Museum
The Industry Museum
4.9

2
nights
Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Rutshellir Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, whizz through the canopy at Zipline, then fly like a bird with True Adventure, then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vik trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Hjalteyri to Vik takes 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hjalteyri in June: highs in Vik hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Sólheimajökulll ©
Must see
Sólheimajökulll
4.8
True Adventure ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
True Adventure
4.9

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.6
Thingvellir National Park ©
World heritage site
Thingvellir National Park
4.6

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