25 days in Iceland Itinerary

25 days in Iceland Itinerary

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1
Vik
— 7 nights
2
Akureyri
— 9 nights
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights

7
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mýrdalsjökull, The Perfect Circle, Made By Iceland, Hekla, and other attractions you added. Explore Vik's surroundings by going to Hella (Southcoast Adventure & Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and examine the collection at Skogar Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vik holiday builder app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Vik is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Vik is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Jakarta in January, things will get much colder in Vik: highs are around 4°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

9
nights
Akureyri

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 Nordurslod - Into the Arctic, Herring Era Museum, Glaumbaer Museum, and other attractions you added. Take a break from Akureyri with a short trip to The Húsavík Whale Museum in Husavik, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akureyri day trip app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Akureyri takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Akureyri when traveling from Vik in January, with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Varmahlid, Dalvik, Husavik, Tannery Visitor Centre
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Viking Rafting ©
Viking Rafting
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

4
nights
Reykjavik

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 Hraunfossar, Kraum, Bio Paradis Cinema, and other attractions you added. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Strokkur (in Geysir). There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland and have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik attractions planning site.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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

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