16 days in Iceland, London & Liverpool Itinerary

16 days in Iceland, London & Liverpool Itinerary

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16 days in Iceland, London & Liverpool Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong, China
Fly:  19​h
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hofn, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Egilsstadir, Iceland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Budardalur, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Hellnar, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Borgarnes, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
11
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
End: London, United Kingdom

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night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre as well as Hallgrimskirkja. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja and then see a show at Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planning tool .

Hong Kong, China to Reykjavik is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Hong Kong in August, expect Reykjavik to be colder, temps between 16°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nightlife Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

1
night
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall as well as Black Sand Beach. On the 12th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Reykjadalur Hot Springs, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally stroll through Black Sand Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall and then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vik trip builder .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Svartifoss Waterfall, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Glacier Lagoon
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

1
night
Hofn, Iceland

Hofn
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hofn trip maker app .

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 14th (Wed), you're off toEgilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Egilsstadir, Iceland

Egilsstadir ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sveinsstekksfoss as well as Hengifoss. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Sveinsstekksfoss and then get outside with Hengifoss.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Egilsstadir road trip planner .

You can drive from Hofn to Egilsstadir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Egilsstadir can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sveinsstekksfoss
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Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss

2
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Goðafoss Waterfall, Mývatn Nature Baths and Grjotagja Cave. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and then admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Akureyri online tour planner .

Getting from Egilsstadir to Akureyri by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Akureyri are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Budardalur.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mývatn Nature Baths, Grjotagja Cave
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave

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Budardalur, Iceland

Budardalur ©
On the 16th (Fri), see majestic marine mammals with Keli Sea Tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Budardalur travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Budardalur takes 3.5 hours. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Hellnar.

Things to do in Budardalur

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Keli Sea Tours
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Keli Sea Tours ©
Keli Sea Tours

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Hellnar, Iceland

Hellnar
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Londrangar Basalt Cliffs. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Londrangar Basalt Cliffs, explore the different monuments and memorials at Budir Church, and then kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hellnar travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Budardalur to Hellnar in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Hellnar

Beaches Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Budir Church, Londrangar Basalt Cliffs
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Borgarnes, Iceland

Borgarnes
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Borgarnes road trip planner .

Getting from Hellnar to Borgarnes by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Borgarnes sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for Reykjavik on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring and then admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik driving holiday tool .

Getting from Borgarnes to Reykjavik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to London.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, Glanni Waterfall
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Glanni Waterfall ©
Glanni Waterfall
Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring ©
Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piccadilly Circus, Westminster Abbey and Coca-Cola London Eye. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, walk around St. James's Park, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London vacation maker .

Fly from Reykjavik to London in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Reykjavik in August, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
St. James's Park ©
St. James's Park
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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night
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Liverpool trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Liverpool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from London, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Liverpool, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 15°C. You will leave for London on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Liverpool

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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London, United Kingdom

London
For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London planning app .

You can take a train from Liverpool to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. You will leave for home on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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