7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Geysir
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Columbus

1
night
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 9th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then get engrossed in the history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary tool .

Columbus, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. While traveling from Columbus, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vik attractions site .

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Vik sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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night
Hof

Hof ©
On the 12th (Wed), make a trip to Diamond Beach, explore the activities along Jokulsarlon Lagoon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skaftafellsjokull, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hof trip builder app .

Drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Hof can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Hof

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Skaftafell, Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon Lagoon
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Golden Circle Route.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir online trip maker .

Getting from Hof to Geysir by car takes about 4 hours. September in Geysir sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 43°F at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Gullfoss
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Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
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Strokkur

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