8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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8 days in Iceland Itinerary

New York City
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Geysir
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
New York City

2
days
Geysir

Geysir ©
On the 4th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Golden Circle Route. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir road trip site

New York City, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Geysir, ranging from highs of 39°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Golden Circle Route, Gullfoss
Accommodations
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Golden Circle Route ©
Golden Circle Route
Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

5
days
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Appreciate the collections at Perlan and Mink Viking Portrait Studio. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Iceland and Thingvellir National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at The Settlement Exhibition, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik driving holiday site

Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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