7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + bus:  11​h
1
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h
5
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Berlin

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 21st (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Rutshellir Cave, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Reynisfjall, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary builder app .

Berlin, Germany to Vik is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Vik are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkjugolf, admire the sheer force of Stjornarfoss, then take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, then get impressive views of Skaftarstofa, and finally admire the sheer force of Systrafoss.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Stjornarfoss ©
Stjornarfoss
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss

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Hof

Hof ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon, then get outside with Diamond Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hof trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Hof are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Diamond Beach, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 25th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), then take in the dramatic natural features at Mud Pots, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip builder website .

You can drive from Hof to Reykjahlid in 6 hours. Traveling from Hof in January, expect little chillier with lows of -5°C in Reykjahlid. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Mud Pots ©
Mud Pots

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 26th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
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