9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, see Off-Road Tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary planning site.

Dallas, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dallas to Reykjavik. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Reykjavik at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

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Thingvellir National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and then don't miss a visit to Viti Crater.

For where to stay and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 10th (Fri), trot along with a tour on horseback, don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vik trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Reykjahlid to Vik in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 12th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Geysir trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Geysir, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

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Blaskogabyggd
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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