8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  20 h
1
Vik
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h
3
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
4
Hellnar
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik driving holiday planning website.

Mumbai, India to Vik is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Mumbai to Vik, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in June, things will get much colder in Vik: highs are around 12°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 14th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of The Settlement Center, get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, then see the interesting displays at Perlan, then don't miss a visit to The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Domkirkjan, and then kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

The Settlement Center
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Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja, get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hellnar.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall

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Hellnar

Hellnar ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, and then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hellnar travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Hellnar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hellnar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Budir Church, Cave Vatnshellir
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Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

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