8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Egilsstadir
— 2 nights
4
Akureyri
— 1 night

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 11th (Sat), make a trip to The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then take in panoramic vistas at Perlan.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Reykjavik online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager
Perlan ©
Perlan

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vik vacation tool.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get into the urban bustle at Skriduklaustur, get outside with Hengifoss, thenadmire the sheer force of Litlanesfoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss.

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Drive from Vik to Egilsstadir in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vik in April since evenings lows in Egilsstadir dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Litlanesfoss ©
Litlanesfoss
Skriduklaustur ©
Skriduklaustur
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Myvatn. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip planner.

You can drive from Egilsstadir to Akureyri in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Akureyri are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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