6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Geysir
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
4
Bildudalur
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Snaefellsbaer
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Reykjavik
— 1 night
End: Reykjavik

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Circle Route. On the 25th (Mon), cruise along Golden Circle Route.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Geysir vacation planner.

Reykjavik to Geysir is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vik tour planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 27th (Wed), make a splash at Hofn Swimming Pool and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull Glacier.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hofn travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Bildudalur.

Things to do in Hofn

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

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Bildudalur

Bildudalur ©
Bíldudalur is a village situated on the coast of Arnarfjörður, one of the Westfjords in Iceland.It is situated in the Vesturbyggð municipality and has 166 inhabitants (as of January 2011).The village prospered in the 19th century thanks to sound business enterprise and the booming fishing industry. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Skrimslasetrid Monster Museum and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dynjandi (Fjallfoss).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bildudalur vacation builder.

Getting from Hofn to Bildudalur by car takes about 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Snaefellsbaer.

Things to do in Bildudalur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)

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Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Snaefellsbaer trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bildudalur to Snaefellsbaer in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, Kirkjufell Mountain
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, take in the natural beauty of Goecco Expeditions and Tours, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik custom trip planner.

You can drive from Snaefellsbaer to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Goecco ©
Goecco
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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