12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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12 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Geysir
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Grindavik
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Kuching

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Thingvellir National Park and Gullfoss. Explore hidden gems such as Strokkur and Skalholt Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geysir itinerary maker.

Kuching, Malaysia to Geysir is an approximately 33-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Kuching in May, things will get cooler in Geysir: highs are around 9°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Skalholt Cathedral, Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls, Hekla
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar and Rutshellir Cave. Get in touch with nature at Black Sand Beach and Skogafoss. Go for a jaunt from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur to see Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar about 1:15 hours away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Skogasafn.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vik trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grindavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

1
night
Grindavik

Grindavik ©
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hellisgerdi Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Strandarkirkja, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Gunnuhver Hot Springs and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grindavik vacation planner.

You can drive from Vik to Grindavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Grindavik can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grindavik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reynisdrangar, Hellisgerdi Park, Strandarkirkja
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Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Reynisdrangar ©
Reynisdrangar
Strandarkirkja
Strandarkirkja

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