5 days in Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland visit planner
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Bus to Reykjavík, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Amman

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Reykjavik — 2 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 24th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at Blue Lagoon, then see Off-Road Tours, then contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and finally appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, then look for gifts at Listvinahusid, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Amman, Jordan to Reykjavik is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amman to Reykjavik is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Amman in September, things will get cooler in Reykjavik: highs are around 13°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vik.
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Tours · Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Vik — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 26th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Vik travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip
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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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