9 days in Oslo & Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Oslo & Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in Oslo & Iceland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Geysir, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Bangkok, Thailand

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 11th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum and then contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower, then have fun and explore at Kon-Tiki Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Fram Polar Ship Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Stortinget.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Oslo itinerary builder.

Bangkok, Thailand to Oslo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Oslo. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in February; daily highs in Oslo reach 0°C and lows reach -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

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 Spas & Wellness in Grindavik, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, stop by Thorvaldsens Bazar, don't miss a visit to The Pearl (Perlan), and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Reykjavik: highs are around 4°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

3
nights
Geysir, Iceland

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): cruise along Golden Circle Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geysir trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Geysir, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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