16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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16 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  34​h
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Volcano House. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Jokla Icelandic Design, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planning website .

Bangkok, Thailand to Reykjavik is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Reykjavik, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Reykjavik is colder than Bangkok - with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Food Tours
Helicopter Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Geysir visit planner .

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Geysir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Geysir are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire, then admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hof route maker tool .

Getting from Geysir to Hof by car takes about 4 hours. April in Hof sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of Vik to go to Hella and see Southcoast Adventure, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik journey tool .

Traveling by car from Hof to Vik takes 2 hours. In April in Vik, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Skogafoss, Southcoast Adventure
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
When in Reykjavik, make a side trip to see Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, approximately 46 minutes away. See even more of Reykjavik: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, admire the masterpieces at Asgrimur Jonsson Collection (Safn Asgrims Jonssonar), and take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik sightseeing planning site .

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vik in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 0°C in Reykjavik. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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