8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Husavik
— 1 night
Fly to Reykjavik, Bus to Geysir
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
4
Vik
— 3 nights
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Bus to Reykjavík, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Krakow

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Thingvellir National Park and Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours. Museum-lovers will get to explore Reykjavik Open Air Museum and National Museum of Iceland. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Videy Island, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

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Krakow, Poland to Reykjavik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Krakow in June: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 15°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

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1
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Husavik

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
On the 18th (Fri), see majestic marine mammals with Salka Whale Watching, then get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods).

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Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Husavik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Husavik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Husavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:

1
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Blaskogabyggd

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Husavik to Blaskogabyggd in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

3
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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, and finally trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vik road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Iceland travel guide

4.5
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.