16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Vik
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 3 nights
Bus
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive

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Vik — 3 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Skogar Museum and Sólheimajökulll. The adventure continues: trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Lava Show.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Vik is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Vik, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur — 3 nights

Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nupsstadur and Kirkjugolf. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Systrafoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar, explore the striking landscape at Skaftareldahraun, and admire the majestic nature at Skaftarstofa.

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Drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Svinafell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Lac Polaire.

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Traveling by bus from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Vatnajokull National Park takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.
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Reykjahlid — 3 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Selfoss Waterfall and Hofdi. Go for a jaunt from Reykjahlid to Nordurthing to see Hljooaklettar about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, see the interesting displays at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, and make a trip to Viti Crater.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. In June in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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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