6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Shuttle:  10 h
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h
2
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h 30 min
3
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Hvolsvollur
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, examine the collection at The Settlement Exhibition, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik vacation trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Reykjavik. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Reykjavik to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Museums
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Aurora Reykjavik ©
Aurora Reykjavik

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss. On your second day here, Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hverarond, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn).

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a trip to Dyrholaey.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Vik in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

few
hours
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Saga Center and then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hvolsvollur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hvolsvollur sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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