9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly + Shuttle:  12 h 30 min
1
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Skagafjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Cincinnati

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Reykjavik online trip itinerary maker .

Cincinnati, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Cincinnati in June, plan for colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 55°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 46°F. On the 12th (Fri), you're off to Skagafjordur.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Skagafjordur

Skagafjordur ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Monumento a Stephan Stephansson and then experience rural life at Langhus Farm.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Skagafjordur road trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reykjavik to Skagafjordur. In June, daytime highs in Skagafjordur are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Seydisfjordur.
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Langhus Farm ©
Langhus Farm

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Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seydisfjordur trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Skagafjordur to Seydisfjordur. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in June, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church
Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss
Tvisongur
Tvisongur

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Hvalnes Lighthouse.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hofn sightseeing site .

Drive from Seydisfjordur to Hofn in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
The Statue of Leif Eiriksson ©
The Statue of Leif Eiriksson

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