9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
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Geysir — 1 night

Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 28th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Blesi, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Geysir online visit planner.

Monastir, Tunisia to Geysir is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monastir to Geysir due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Monastir in October: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vik.
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Vik — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally take in a show at Lava Show.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip website.

Drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vik are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 5 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). Spend the 1st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, snap pictures at Bridge Between Continents, stop by Orrifinn Jewels, and discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik day trip planner.

Drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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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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