7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  20 h
1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
When in Reykjavik, make a side trip to see Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, approximately Thingvellir away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, make a trip to The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, see Off-Road Tours, and stroll around Parc Hljomskalagardur.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik road trip tool.

Bengaluru, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, expect Reykjavik to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Geysir trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Fridheimar, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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