7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Geysir
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Atlanta

1
day
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 23rd (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Geysir online trip builder.

Atlanta, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in November, you will find days in Geysir are colder (40°F), and nights are slightly colder (32°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vik trip planner.

Getting from Geysir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Reynisdrangar, Skogafoss, Katla Volcano
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, laugh and play at Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and explore and take pictures at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip planning tool.

Drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Off-Road Tours

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