8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Egilsstadir
— 2 nights
4
Akureyri
— Few hours
5
Reykjavik
— 1 night

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
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If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.
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Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, thenkick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vik journey planner.

Drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Vik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

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 ©
On the 16th (Thu), take a stroll around Skriduklaustur, thenhead outdoors with Hengifoss, thenadmire the sheer force of Litlanesfoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Egilsstadir holiday planner.

Getting from Vik to Egilsstadir by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Egilsstadir when traveling from Vik in April, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

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

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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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

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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 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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