15 days in Iceland & The Netherlands Itinerary

15 days in Iceland & The Netherlands Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland & The Netherlands Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Thingvellir, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad, India

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, get engrossed in the history at The Settlement Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Aurora Borealis, and finally stop by 12 Tonar.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online journey planner .

Hyderabad, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in October: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Borgarnes
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Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Skogar Museum and Vik Church. Visit Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Hvolsvollur (Seljalandsfoss & Lava Centre). There's much more to do: hike along Sólheimajökulll, explore the fascinating underground world of Rutshellir Cave, explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, and admire the landmark architecture of Reyniskirkja Church.

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You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Skogar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre

2
nights
Thingvellir, Iceland

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thingvellir itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Vik to Thingvellir in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Thingvellir can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
Galgaklettur ©
Galgaklettur
Logberg (Law Rock) ©
Logberg (Law Rock)

6
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Zaanse Schans, Friendship Amsterdam, Food Tours, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marken and OBA Library of Amsterdam. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and wander the streets of Leidseplein.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Thingvellir to Amsterdam with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Thingvellir to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Thingvellir in October: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Amsterdam City Tours, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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