21 days in United Kingdom & Reykjavik Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom & Reykjavik Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights

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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 Moonwalker as well as Blue Lagoon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt), Blaskogabyggd (Gullfoss Falls & Haukadalur) and Strokkur (in Geysir). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, examine the collection at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip builder website.

Seattle, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Reykjavik. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Reykjavik to be little chillier, around 43°F, while days are colder, around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

7
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Edinburgh takes 6 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, you will find days in Edinburgh are a bit warmer (62°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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York, United Kingdom

York ©

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 13th (Mon), stop by York Shambles, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read York trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Back of Beyond Adventures (in Richmond-upon-Thames). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

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Back of Beyond Adventures ©
Back of Beyond Adventures
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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