9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 1 night
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Vik
— 1 night
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Hofn
— 1 night
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Egilsstadir
— 1 night
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Husavik
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 1 night

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik travel planning tool.

Milan, Italy to Reykjavik is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in April, you will find days in Reykjavik are cooler (7°C), and nights are little chillier (0°C). You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You've now added Reynisfjara Beach to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vik attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 4th (Sun), boost your wellbeing at Hoffell Hot Tubs, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hofn journey website.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Hofn sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Walking tours
Hoffell Hot Tubs ©
Hoffell Hot Tubs
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
On the 5th (Mon), see what you can catch with Austursigling, pause for some serene contemplation at Seydisfjordur Church, then admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lagarfljot.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Egilsstadir online trip planner.

Getting from Hofn to Egilsstadir by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Hofn in April, Egilsstadir is a bit cooler at night with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss
Austursigling ©
Austursigling
Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church

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Husavik

Husavik ©
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Husavik is known for museums, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, explore the striking landscape at Leirhnjukur, and learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Husavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Egilsstadir to Husavik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Husavik are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Husavik

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Speed Boats Tours
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gullfoss Falls as well as Geysir. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Husavik to Reykjavik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Geysir ©
Geysir

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