9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  17 h
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  15 h
End: Montreal, Quebec

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a pleasant ride with Icelandic HorseWorld, then experience rural life at Fridheimar, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Geysir road trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Geysir is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Geysir is 5 hours. While traveling from Montreal, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Geysir, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Icelandic HorseWorld, Fridheimar
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Icelandic HorseWorld ©
Icelandic HorseWorld
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

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 30th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vik driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at 12 Tonar and Metal Design. Get outdoors at Thingvellir National Park and Videy Island. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, stroll through Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, and look for gifts at Verzlunin RAM.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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