8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Thingvellir
— 2 nights
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Geysir
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Reykjavik
— 1 night

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Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
On the 22nd (Sun), make a trip to Galgaklettur, pause for some serene contemplation at Thingvallakirkja church, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Kaldidalur Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Oxararfoss, and then explore the striking landscape at Logberg (Law Rock).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thingvellir trip itinerary planning site.

Saint Louis, USA to Thingvellir is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Saint Louis in March, with highs in Thingvellir at 40°F and lows at 30°F. You will leave for Geysir on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Thingvellir

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
Logberg (Law Rock) ©
Logberg (Law Rock)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Geysir online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thingvellir to Geysir takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. March in Geysir sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 31°F at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and then don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, stroll through Black Sand Beach, and then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach.

Make your Vik itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Icelandic Phallological Museum has been added to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Reykjavik, with lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition ©
Icelandic Phallological Museum ©
Icelandic Phallological Museum

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