13 days in Iceland Itinerary

13 days in Iceland Itinerary

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13 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
car:  4​h
3
Vatnajokull National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You've now added Reykjadalur Hot Springs to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Reykjadalur Hot Springs.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner .

London, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Reykjavik at 3°C and lows at -1°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Reykjadalur Hot Springs
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Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skogar Museum and Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vik Church and Reyniskirkja Church. Take a break from Vik with a short trip to Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, trot along with a tour on horseback, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Reynisfjall.

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Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Reykjavik in February since evenings lows in Vik dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar Museum
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

2
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
On the 9th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Svinafell Glacier, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vatnajokull National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Vik to Vatnajokull National Park takes 4 hours. February in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
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Lac Polaire ©
Lac Polaire
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Thermal Spas and Moorudalur Farm. Visit Faro de Gardur and Husavikurkirkja for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to The Transportation Museum at Ystafell (in Husavik) and Jokulsargljufur National Park (in Asbyrgi).

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid journey app .

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid with the Route module. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in February, plan for little chillier nights in Reykjahlid, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Husavik, Jokulsargljufur National Park, Faro de Gardur, Moorudalur Farm
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Faro de Gardur ©
Faro de Gardur
Thermal Spas
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell ©

2
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Grundarfoss Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja, kick back and relax at Skardsvik Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Gatklettur, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pakkhus Snaefellsbaejar. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, head outdoors with Sugandisey, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Berserkjahraun.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grundarfjorour online tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Reykjahlid to Grundarfjorour in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Olafsvik, Sugandisey, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik holiday planner .

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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The Icelandic Punk Museum ©
The Icelandic Punk Museum
Vesturbaejarlaug ©
Vesturbaejarlaug

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