8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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London
Fly:
9​h 15​min
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:
6​h 15​min
London

2
days
Geysir

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, then enjoy some diversion at Fridheimar, and finally admire the sheer force of Gullfoss. On the next day, get outside with Golden Circle Route.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Geysir itinerary builder.

London, UK to Geysir is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. When traveling from London in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Geysir: temperatures range from 4°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Scenic Drive Sightseeing Nature

Side Trips

South Region, Gullfoss, Fridheimar, Spas & Wellness
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Golden Circle Route
Gullfoss
Spas & Wellness

2
days
Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Myrdalsjokull Glacier, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey, and then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vik trip planner.

Getting from Geysir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss
Dyrholaey

4
days
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Helicopter Tours. When in Reykjavik, make a side trip to see Spas & Wellness in Grindavik, approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, don't miss a visit to The Pearl (Perlan), pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Museums Sightseeing

Side Trip

Spas & Wellness
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hallgrimskirkja
Spas & Wellness

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