9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
+5
Train + Foot + Tram + Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  12 h 15 min
1
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Tram + Foot + Train:  7 h 30 min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, thendon't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vik road trip tool.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Vik is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. While traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vik, ranging from highs of 4°C to lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): trot along with Icelandic HorseWorld, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Geysir sightseeing website.

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll set off for Reykjavik on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Icelandic HorseWorld, Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Icelandic HorseWorld ©
Icelandic HorseWorld

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Family-friendly places like Hallgrimskirkja and Sun Voyager will thrill your kids. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip maker.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
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