8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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

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 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Geysir road trip website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Geysir is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Geysir, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, expect nights in Geysir to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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night
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 12th (Thu), stroll through Black Sand Beach, thendelve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Skogar visit app.

Getting from Geysir to Skogar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Skogar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Black Sand Beach
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, see Off-Road Tours, and experience rural life at Hradastadir Horse Riding & Farm.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip planner.

You can drive from Skogar to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Reykjavik when traveling from Skogar in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas, Hradastadir Horse Riding & Farm
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Off-Road Tours

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