7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Bus to Geysir
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Geysir
— 2 nights
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly

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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 5th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Skalholt Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Geysir online road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Geysir is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Newark to Geysir, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. January in Geysir sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vik holiday builder.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Geysir in January, Vik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thermal Spas in Grindavik, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik, and explore and take pictures at Perlan.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planning tool.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vik in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Reykjavik, with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.