6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Columbus
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: Columbus

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 10th (Mon), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip maker tool.

Columbus, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Reykjavik is 5 hours. Traveling from Columbus in September, expect nights in Reykjavik to be little chillier, around 43°F, while days are cooler, around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik tour itinerary website.

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

2
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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Geysir trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in September, and nighttime lows around 43°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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