8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive
3
Grundarfjorour
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Raipur

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Reykjavik — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Icelandic Punk Museum and The Settlement Center. Take a break from the city and head to Hraunfossar and Geysir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Krauma (in Reykholt) and Oxararfoss (in Thingvellir). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik holiday planning tool.

Raipur, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Raipur to Reykjavik. In January, Reykjavik is colder than Raipur - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vik.
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Vik — 1 night

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Icewear Vik Wool Vikurprjon, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and finally get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Vik day trip planning app.

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vik, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Grundarfjorour.
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Grundarfjorour — 1 night

On the 20th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Baejarfoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Budakirkja, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Laki Tours.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grundarfjorour trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Grundarfjorour takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.
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