25 days in Iceland Itinerary

25 days in Iceland Itinerary

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25 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  43​h
1
Vik
— 7 nights
+2
2
Akureyri
— 9 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Jakarta

7
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mýrdalsjökull, The Perfect Circle, Made By Iceland, Hekla, and other attractions. 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: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vik sightseeing planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Vik is an approximately 43-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 7 hours. In January, Vik is much colder than Jakarta - with highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Hvolsvollur, South Region, Landmannalaugar, Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure

9
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You've added Nordurslod - Into the Arctic, Herring Era Museum, Glaumbaer Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. When in Akureyri, make a side trip to see The Húsavík Whale Museum in Husavik, approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Godafoss, take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas, take in the natural beauty of Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), and pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Akureyri vacation builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Vik to Akureyri in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vik in January, Akureyri is slightly colder at night with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Dalvik, Northeast Region, Husavik, Varmahlid
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hraunfossar, Kraum, Bio Paradis Cinema, and other attractions. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Gullfoss (in Blaskogabyggd), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, look for gifts at Bikestore Berlin, and have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip maker site .

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull, Strokkur, Thingvellir National Park, Hraunfossar
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Scuba & Snorkeling

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