9 days in Norway & Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Norway & Iceland Itinerary

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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights


Oslo, Norway

— 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Huk and Soerenga Public Pool. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vigeland Museum and The Ibsen Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum, stop by Fenaknoken, appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, and admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip builder site.

New Delhi, India to Oslo is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Oslo is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 8°C and lows are around -5°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Shop till you drop at JS Watch Company and foa. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, stop by Systur & Makar, have a few drinks at 12 Tonar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. Traveling from Oslo to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in December, expect nights in Reykjavik to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Norway travel guide

History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

Iceland travel guide

Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.