6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Ottawa
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Geysir
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Skogar
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
4
Vik
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
5
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
6
Grindavik
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h
End: Ottawa

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja and then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik online travel route planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in September, things will get slightly colder in Reykjavik: highs are around 13°C and lows about 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gullfoss Falls. On the 25th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geysir day trip planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Geysir by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Geysir are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Solheimasandur Plane Wreck as well as Seljavallalaug. On the 25th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Seljavallalaug.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Skogar day trip app.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Skogar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Skogar

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Solheimasandur Plane Wreck
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Solheimasandur Plane Wreck ©
Solheimasandur Plane Wreck

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day
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You've now added Diamond Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon and then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach.

Before you visit Vik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Vik is just a short distance from Skogar. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Diamond Beach
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

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night
Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seydisfjordur attractions planner.

You can drive from Vik to Seydisfjordur in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Vik in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Seydisfjordur, with lows of 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Grindavik.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Grindavik

Grindavik ©
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
You've now added Blue Lagoon to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): boost your wellbeing at Blue Lagoon.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grindavik trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Grindavik takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Grindavik are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grindavik

Spas Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gatklettur
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur

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