8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive
3
Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Geysir
— 1 night
Bus to Reykjavík, Fly to London Heathrow

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3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Thermal Spas in Grindavik--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and make a trip to The Statue of Leif Eiriksson.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik day trip site.

London, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Must see
Hallgrimskirkja
4.4
©
Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
3.9

1
night
Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, then make a trip to Dyrhólaey, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vik trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Vik are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Skogafoss ©
Waterfall
Skogafoss
4.8

2
nights
Svinafell

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, then enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier, then take in the dramatic natural features at Svinafell Glacier, and then identify plant and animal life at Local Guide of Vatnajokull.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Svinafell tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Vik to Svinafell in 2 hours. March in Svinafell sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Svinafell Glacier
Geologic Formation
Svinafell Glacier
4.8

1
night
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 22nd (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Geysir travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Svinafell to Geysir takes 4 hours. March in Geysir sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Gullfoss Falls ©
Must see
Gullfoss Falls
4.8
Strokkur
Must see
Strokkur
4.6

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