9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h
2
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 2nd (Tue), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, wander the streets of Laugavegur, then stop by Myconceptstore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Yntri Tunga Beach, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip builder .

Mumbai, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Reykjavik is minus 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in April; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ytri Tunga Beach
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn) and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid vacation website .

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Jokulsarlon Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hof attractions tool .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hof in 7 hours. Traveling from Reykjahlid in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 1°C in Hof. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 7th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hof to Vik takes 2 hours. April in Vik sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Horseback Riding Tours

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night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 8th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then tee off at Kaffi Sel.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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