8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
2
Skogar
— 2 nights
3
Geysir
— 1 night

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kids will enjoy Hallgrimskirkja and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool (in Thorlakshofn), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Ljosafoss Power Station (in Selfoss). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, get curious at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and laugh and play at Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik travel route planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Reykjavik is 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in February: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool, Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, Thermal Spas, Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer ©
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum ©
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum

2
nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
On the 15th (Sat), stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and then make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, thenadmire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Skogar day trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Skogar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Skogar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
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 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Geysir trip planner.

Drive from Skogar to Geysir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Skogar in February since evenings lows in Geysir dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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