7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 20th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Gljufrafoss, then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vik route builder .

London, UK to Vik is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Vik at 14°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Voyages Friendship Statue ©
Voyages Friendship Statue

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Tue), head outdoors with Golden Circle Route. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, and then tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Geysir by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Geysir, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and take a stroll through Laugavegur.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik tour planner .

You can drive from Geysir to Reykjavik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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