16 days in Iceland, Norway & Copenhagen Itinerary

16 days in Iceland, Norway & Copenhagen Itinerary

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16 days in Iceland, Norway & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Keflavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Hvammstangi, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Seydisfjordur, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Skaftafell, Iceland
— 1 night
bus:  4​h
6
Skogar, Iceland
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Selfoss, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Flam, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Bangkok, Thailand


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3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, tour in style with a train tour, take a stroll through Christiania, and admire the masterpieces at Thorvaldsens Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Copenhagen itinerary site .

Bangkok, Thailand to Copenhagen is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Copenhagen. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in October; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 15°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Keflavik.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ©
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

1
night
Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Keflavik online trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Copenhagen to Keflavik. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Keflavik. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Copenhagen in October: high temperatures in Keflavik hover around 8°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Keflavik

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gunnuhver Hot Springs, Bridge Between Continents
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Viking World ©
Viking World
Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Bridge Between Continents ©
Bridge Between Continents

1
night
Hvammstangi, Iceland

Hvammstangi
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hvammstangi using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Keflavik to Hvammstangi takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks Nature
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1
night
Seydisfjordur, Iceland

Seydisfjordur ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Skalanes, admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss, make a trip to Tvisognor, then admire the sheer force of Gufufoss, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Seydisfjordur Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seydisfjordur tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Hvammstangi to Seydisfjordur takes 6 hours. October in Seydisfjordur sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Skaftafell.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Fardagafoss
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Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss
Skalanes ©
Skalanes

1
night
Skaftafell, Iceland

Skaftafell
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell National Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Skaftafell trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seydisfjordur to Skaftafell. October in Skaftafell sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Skogar.

Things to do in Skaftafell

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skaftafell National Park
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1
night
Skogar, Iceland

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Skogar sightseeing app .

Take a bus from Skaftafell to Skogar in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Selfoss.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

1
night
Selfoss, Iceland

Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Selfoss day trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Skogar to Selfoss takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Selfoss sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Horseback Riding Tours
Kerið ©
Kerið
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

1
night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Reykjavik vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Selfoss to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

1
night
Bergen, Norway

Bergen
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Bergen takes 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Bergen due to the time zone difference. In October, Bergen is a bit warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off toFlam.

Things to do in Bergen

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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night
Flam, Norway

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
On the 18th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgund Stave Church, and finally explore the activities along Naeroyfjord. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Flam Store, head outdoors with Aurlandsvegen, then make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, and finally admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Flam itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bergen in October, things will get slightly colder in Flam: highs are around 8°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Western Norway, Aurlandsvangen, Borgund Stave Church
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout
Aurlandsvegen ©
Aurlandsvegen

1
night
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Nordisk bibelmuseum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). On your second day here, examine the collection at Fram Museum, then examine the collection at Kreftforeningens Vitensenter, then contemplate the waterfront views at Oslo Fjord, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oslo journey app .

Getting from Flam to Oslo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Flam in October, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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