9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir trip maker app.

Albany, USA to Geysir is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Albany to Geysir, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Albany in February since evenings lows in Geysir dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

2
nights
Svinafell

Svinafell
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Svinafell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Svinafell trip planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Svinafell in 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

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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 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vik trip planner.

Drive from Svinafell to Vik in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Vik are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keflavik Maritime Center (in Keflavik), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, cast your line with a fishing tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik planner.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vik in February, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Reykjavik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Keflavik Maritime Center, Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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