7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Prague

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Geysir online holiday planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Geysir is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Prague to Geysir. Traveling from Prague in July, expect nights in Geysir to be a bit cooler, around 10°C, while days are cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 3rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, thentrot along with a tour on horseback, and finally stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Reykjavik

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 5th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, thenpause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and finally steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik holiday planner.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Food Tours

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