8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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8 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
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 12th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Golden Circle Route. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Geysir trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Geysir is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. In December, Geysir is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 44 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Perlan, see the interesting displays at The Settlement Exhibition, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

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Getting from Geysir to Reykjavik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Geysir in December, Reykjavik is slightly colder at night with lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Your Day Tours ©
Your Day Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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