8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
2
Vik
— 1 night
3
Geysir
— 1 night

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kids will enjoy Hallgrimskirkja and Perlan. National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Akranes Folk Museum (in Akranes) and Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church & Thingvellir National Park). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, have fun at Sundhollin Public Baths, and examine the collection at Icelandic Phallological Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip builder app.

Springfield, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Springfield in March, expect Reykjavik to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Akranes Folk Museum
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

1
night
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 (Fri): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, thenkick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally stroll through Black Sand Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik attractions planning site.

Drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Voyages Friendship Statue ©
Voyages Friendship Statue

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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 14th (Sat), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Geysir holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Geysir are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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